WANDA EWING TRIBUTE EXHIBITION at Sphere

The 2015 SGC International Printmaking Conference—Sphere, in Knoxville, TN, will be hosting a tribute exhibition of work of the late artist, Wanda Ewing.

This small exhibition offers an overview of Wanda’s prints and other works. Ewing who was a former faculty member from the University of Nebraska, Omaha, received her BFA from the San Francisco Art Institute and her MFA from the University of Iowa. She died in December 2013, following a battle with cancer.

What: Wanda Ewing Tribute Exhibition, Opening Reception
Date: Friday, March 20, 2015
Where: Black Cultural Center, 1800 Melrose Ave., Knoxville, TN
Time: 6pm-8:30pm

For more information about the conference and the exhibition click here.

 

Celebrating Wanda Ewing—Opening Reception

Celebrating Wanda Ewing—Opening Reception

The University of Nebraska at Omaha Art Gallery will be hosting an open house reception; Celebrating Wanda Ewing on Sunday November 23, 2014 from 3pm until 5pm, at the Weber Fine Arts Building Room 129 to celebrate the art of Wanda D. Ewing. The Arts and Communication department purchased several pieces of Wanda’s work this year, this event will give the community the ability to view her work from over the years. Wanda’s art will soon to be a permanent part of the University’s art collection and will be displayed throughout the UNO campus.

During this reception, a formal announcement of the creation of the Wanda Ewing Memorial Scholarship will be made. Applications for the first scholarship to be awarded for the 2015-16 academic year will be accepted through March 2, 2015. Learn more about applying for the scholarship here.

What: Celebrating Wanda Ewing—Opening Reception
Where: UNO Art Gallery | 6001 Dodge St, Omaha, NE 68182
Time: 3pm – 5pm
Duration: 11/23 – 12/20, 2014

Orlan

Orlan

I am very pleased to say that one of my works was donated to a museum here in my home state, The Sheldon Art Museum. The museum people put together a fantastic show ‘Fifty Gifts for Fifty Years’ complete with a catalogue. At the reception, I was able to talk to some people I hadn’t seen in a long time. It was great fun. I went upstairs to the gallery to see the show. I was so excited to see my piece was hung next to a work by the performance artist, Orlan. This work I had never seen before. It is from her series American-Indian Self-hybridizations, 2005-2008. I’m most familiar with her shocking surgery performances, so this was an interesting piece to see. The image in this post is not the one what was in the exhibition.

Image:
Olan
American-Indian Self-hybridizations, photo
2005-2008

Bathworks

Bathworks

My friend Brett Reif is having a show of his latest series Bathworks. I totally love it! All the work is constructed out of common materials used in a bathroom. The forms are still fun and quirky in their abstractions. I really love the different textures. If you happen to be in New Orleans this month, you need to stop by the Du Mois Art Gallery. You won’t be disappointed!

Image: “Seal”, tile, drains, mixed media, 20″ x 20″ x 6″

Cut It Out

Cut It Out

I love the work of Amie Dicke. I’ve ventured a little bit into working with cut paper. That is some hard work! I think Amie’s work utilizes this technique in a pretty clever and engaging way.

Image: Ashes, 2005, cut out, ink on paper, approximately 100 x 140 inches

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