Golemboski’s manipulated, metaphorical images of classic illusions relate photography to the golden age of magic.
Mandell will discuss his research on historic and contemporary attempts at the formation of Utopian society in the Netherlands via architecture, urban planning and design.
A. Bill Miller, an Assistant Professor of Art and Design at UW-Whitewater, will give a general overview of the developments within the Gridworks Collection Project Archive in recent years.
Using seemingly utilitarian objects and tasks alongside eccentric objects in everyday places, Tobier’s works offer interruptions as a way to build social situations and to prompt questions of what might be possible.
Nelson will talk about her departure into perpendicular painting and installation and her interest in opening up the site of painting in order to explore sculptural, performative and multi-dimensional possibilities.
Matthew’s work explores her experience of living between cultures – England, India and the United States.
Menkman will discuss media protocols and ask the question, “Have we become bad at constructing our own resolutions, or are we just oblivious to resolutions and their inherent compromises?”
Ebendorf will discuss his conceptual approach to jewelry-making and the way it questions the nature of adornment itself.
Through mixed media, found objects and layers of assemblage, Salazar’s work evokes the wonders and imagination that many of us abandoned in childhood.
Artists Now! – Kryssi Staikidis: Two But Not Two: Artistry and Research as Personal and Cultural Narrative
Staikidis’ lecture will focus on her studio practice informed by her scholarly work with Guatemalan Mayan contemporary artists.
Olynyk will discuss her creative work, which explores the dialectics of mind and body, human and artificial, and sensing and knowing.