Entries tagged with ‘art and art history’

Priscilla Briggs (Art)

Priscilla Briggs had works from her photographic series, “Fortune,” included in a major international exhibition, “Civilization: The Collective Life,” which will open this month at the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in Seoul, Korea. The exhibit will subsequently travel to the Ullens Center for Contemporary Art in Beijing, China, the National Gallery of […]

Don Myers (Hillstrom Museum of Art & Art and Art History)

Don Myers was invited to give a gallery talk at the Perlman Teaching Museum at Carleton College Friday, January 5, 2018, as part of the opening of the exhibit Contemporary American Painting [1945]. The exhibit, co-organized by Myers with Laurel Bradley, then Director of the Perlman Teaching Museum, features works drawn from the Hillstrom and […]

Jennifer Nevitt (Art and Art History)

Jennifer Nevitt was featured in the Star Tribune for her current exhibit at the Minneapolis Institute of Art.

Kristen Lowe (Art)

Kristen Lowe served on a jury panel for the Minnesota State Arts Board in the media arts category. Lowe served as a juror that selects recipients for a Minnesota state funded grant, The Artist Initiative Grant. The grant provides resources and time for artists to develop and advance their work in the public sphere.

Betsy Byers (Art and Art History)

Betsy Byers received a Prairie Lakes Regional Arts Council/McKnight Professional Mid-Career Artist Grant. The grant funding awarded will be used to create work based on the melting glaciers at Glacier National Park. Paintings will be exhibited at Rosalux Gallery in a solo exhibition in February of 2018.

Priscilla Briggs (Art and Art History)

Priscilla Briggs presented an artist lecture and solo exhibition “Impossible Is Nothing” as part of the program for the 32nd Annual Interdisciplinary Conference in Humanities at the University of West Georgia.

Priscilla Briggs (Art art Art History)

Priscilla Briggs’s (Art art Art History) photo book Impossible Is Nothing: China’s Theater of Consumerism was published by Daylight Books in Spring 2017. Since then, the book has been reviewed or featured in print by Newsweek Japan, L’oeil de la Photographie, Amateur Photographer (London), and in online periodicals such as Lenscratch, Photo District News, and […]

Betsy Byers (Art and Art History)

Betsy Byers exhibited her paintings at SCOPE International art fair in New York City this March. Her solo exhibition, “Sensitive Indicators,” is currently on view at Kolman & Pryor Gallery with an opening reception this Saturday, March 25, 2017, from 7-9 p.m. The show is on view through April 15, 2017.

Virginia A. Groot Foundation Grant

Gustavus was recently awarded a $300,000 grant by the Virginia A. Groot Foundation. This grant will bring a Visiting Artist position to campus for three years and support art department programming, supplies, and capacity building. Congratulations to the Department of Art.

Kristen Lowe (Art and Art History)

Kristen Lowe will have her feature-length documentary, Painting the Place Between, air on TPT MN. For more information, visit the Gustie Newswire article.