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Gallery Talks & Visiting Artists - SPRING 2011

 

Tuesday, February 8, 2011- 8 p.m.
WUG Lecture:
Courtney Starrett
Assistant Professor,
Jewelry/Metals, Winthrop University
119 Rutledge / Rutledge Building
exhibiting
RubberMADE in the
Elizabeth Dunlap Patrick Gallery
Rutledge Building


Courtney Starrett's RubberMADE

Thursday, February 17, 2011 - 8 p.m.
“Making in the Real World” Lecture:
Dan Allegrucci

Artist and printmaker
119 Rutledge / Rutledge Building

Dan Allegrucci is a North Carolina based artist using the traditional technique of woodcut printmaking to explore contemporary content.
Allegrucci is the first speaker this spring in WUG’s continued lecture series called “Making in the Real World”. This series of lectures presents a variety of artists and industry professionals who will share with students and the community ideas about their artwork, professional experiences, and issues students will face in their future careers. 


Artist Dan Allegrucci

Monday, February 28, 2011 - 8 p.m.
“Making in the Real World” Lecture:
Richard Elaver
Industrial designer and metalsmith
119 Rutledge / Rutledge Building

 
Richard Elaver is an industrial designer and metalsmith.  Elaver received his Bachelors degree from the University of Wisconsin at Madison, and his MFA from the Cranbrook Academy of Art in Bloomfield Hills, MI.  In 2006, he completed a Fulbright Fellowship in the Netherlands where he worked with Droog Design and studied the history of design at the University of Leiden.  Elaver’s design work focuses on the use of digital tools to create functional objects based on forms in nature.  Currently, he is an Assistant Professor of Industrial Design at Appalachian State University in Boone, NC.

 Artwork by Richard Elaver

Thursday, March 3, 2011 - 8 p.m.
“Making in the Real World” Lecture:
Frank McCauley

Chief Curator and Assistant Director,
Sumter County Gallery of Art
119 Rutledge
 / Rutledge Building
Frank McCauley was born in Jacksonville, Florida
in 1980. He received his BFA in painting from Winthrop University and his MFA from Syracuse University. Frank has been the Director and
Curator for Spark Contemporary Art Space in Syracuse, NY and is currently the Assistant
Director and Chief Curator for the Sumter
County Gallery of Art.
 As an artist he has been
in numerous group exhibitions both nationally
and internationally and has had solo exhibitions
in CA as well as NY. Whether through printmaking, painting, video or performance, his work extends
from an internal investigation of childhood role models, popular icons and cultural stereotypes,
andquestions commonly held assumptions of
 how we construct our own individual identity.
 


Artwork by Frank McCauley

Thursday, March 24, 2011 - 8 p.m.
WUG Lecture:  Bob Ebendorf
Internationally renowned metal smith
and jeweler, Belk Distinguished Professor
of Art at East Carolina University
119 Rutledge / Rutledge Building
 

Thursday, April 14, 2011 - 8 p.m.
WUG Artist Lecture:
Adrian Rhodes
M.F.A. Thesis Candidate
exhibiting in the
M.F.A. Thesis Exhibition Elizabeth Dunlap Patrick Gallery
Rutledge Building

Friday, April 15, 2011 - 5:30 p.m.
“Making in the Real World” Lecture:
Jonathan Brilliant

Artist and sculptor
119 Rutledge
/ Rutledge Building
J
onathan Brilliant was born in 1976 in Charleston, South Carolina.  Brilliant holds a B.A. in studio art
from the College of Charleston and an M.F.A. in Spatial Arts from San Jose State University.  In September 2010 he concluded the “Have Sticks
Will Travel World Tour” with a three month
fellowship as an artist in residence at The
McColl Center in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Brilliant currently lives and works in
Columbia, South Carolina with his
wife Brooke and their cat Zero.


Artist Jonathan Brilliant

Thursday, April 21, 2011 - 8 p.m.
WUG Artist Lecture:
Sandy Singletary
M.F.A. Thesis Candidate
exhibiting in the
M.F.A. Thesis Exhibition
Elizabeth Dunlap Patrick Gallery

Rutledge Building


 
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