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State of the arts at ASC and around Atlanta — from students' perspectives!

“Agnes: The Iconic Women of ASC” opens tonight (4/15), 5-7 PM

"Agnes: The Iconic Women of Agnes Scott" opens tonight, 5-7 PM

Tonight in the gallery we will celebrate the opening of the Student Exhibition from 5-7pm.

Stop by on your way home/ to dinner/ etc. to witness some powerful artwork, then at 7pm hear the Luchsingers perform!

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Collage Colloquium @ ASC, 3/26; presentations 10AM-4 PM, opening 7 PM

We’ve got lots of fascinating and fun art events happening tomorrow here at the ASC Dalton Gallery!

Collage Colloquium, presented by ASC Dept. of Studio Art and Art History

“Collage” is an annual colloquium for students of the arts in Atlanta organized by Agnes Scott College’s Department of Art & Art History, coordinated this year by Lauren Whitton ’10.
Previous years of “Collage” have featured over 100 works by student artists in metro Atlanta, as well as many fabulous papers presented by art history students. Collage has also featured keynote speakers Shelley Rice of NYU and artist Helena Keeffe. Dr. Maura Reilly, Senior Curator of the American Federation of Arts, is this year’s keynote speaker. Her lecture, along with paper presentations and the gallery opening will take place on Friday, March 26th!

List and times of "Collage" paper presentations.

Paper presentations will begin at 10 AM and run through 4 PM in Room 101 of the Dana Fine Arts Building at Agnes Scott. Dr. Reilly will speak at 5:30 PM in the Katharine Woltz Reception Room of Rebekah Scott Hall, and the opening reception and exhibition of “Collage” work will start at 7 PM in the Dalton Gallery.

Directions and contact information can be found on the Dalton’s Facebook page.

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“Collage” Keynote Speaker Dr. Maura Reilly, 3/26 5:30 PM, Woltz Room in Rebekah Scott Hall

Dr. Maura Reilly, Keynote Speaker at "Collage"

Before heading to the “Collage” opening, come to the Woltz room in Rebekah to hear Dr. Maura Reilly, senior curator at the American Federation of Arts, speak on “Towards a Curatorial Activism.”

Dr. Reilly has curated, lectured, and published extensively on feminist and queer issues in modern and contemporary art. Prior to joining the American Federation of Arts in 2009, she was senior curator at Location One, a non-profit exhibition space and residency program. From 2003 to 2008 she was Curator of the Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art at the Brooklyn Museum, where she organized many celebrated exhibitions, including Global Feminisms, co-curated with Linda Nochlin.

Dr. Reilly will speak in the Katharine Woltz Reception Room of Rebekah Scott Hall at Agnes Scott College, Friday, March 26 at 5:30 PM. Directly following Dr. Reilly’s talk will be the opening reception for “Collage: A Colloquium for Undergraduate Students In Studio Art and Art History,” as presented by the ASC Department of Art and Art History.

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“Limitless” opens at the ASC Dalton Gallery Jan. 28

The Dalton Gallery’s first opening of the new year, “Limitless” celebrates the 400th anniversary of Galileo Galilei’s invention of the telescope, with works by Didi Dunphy, E.K. Huckaby, Lee Kean, Klimchak, Joe Peragine, and Martha Whittington. “Limitless” will run Jan. 28-March 7, with related events in February listed below. The opening reception for “Limitless” will be held at the Dalton on Jan. 28 from 6-8 pm.

"Bacteria Hotel," E.K. Huckaby (2010)

As Galileo embodied a pure spirit of the liberal arts with his holistic approach to discovery through creativity and imagination, the artists in “Limitless” ‘reveal hidden worlds’ by taking wide-ranging approaches to art while using an expansive scope to view the universe. Blasting off through conservative lines of boundary, their inventiveness takes them beyond tradition. In “Limitless,” modes of play, listening and looking — and a general draw on the senses — are primary.

Artist talks for “Limitless” will be held Wednesday, February 16 at 7 PM. On Friday, February 26, see “Sticks in Space” by Klimchak live at the Agnes Scott Bradley Observatory at 7 PM. Additionally, a curator talk for “Limitless” will be held Wednesday, March 3 at 7 PM.

The Dalton Gallery is located at 141 E. College Ave. Decatur, GA 30030. For directions, refer to the Agnes Scott website. The Gallery is located in the Dana Fine Arts Building on the corner of S. McDonough and E. Dougherty streets. Gallery hours are Mon-Fri 10 am-4:30 pm, Sat-Sun noon-4 pm. For a recorded message, call 404 471-5361.

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So this is the new year …

We’re back in action here at Agnes Scott, after a long and well-deserved winter vacation! Stay tuned for updates on art events, on-campus and off, through the next semester. While we’re negotiating our sea legs, though…

Contemporary photography haven Composition Gallery in Candler Park will be holding the opening reception for its “4 for Four: 4th Anniversary Exhibition” this Friday, January 23rd, featuring works by Brittany Binler, Camilo Cruz, Rebecca Finley, and Tom Meiss. Selected Best New Gallery in Atlanta in 2006, Composition Gallery is personal favorite of mine — the art is so consistently fantastic, you’re bound to have a great time and walk away inspired!

Opening reception January 23, 7-10 PM

Composition Gallery is located at 1388 McLendon Ave NE. More info on the gallery and its events can be found at http://www.compositiongallery.com/.

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Becky Bivens’ review of Alex Kvares at Beep Beep Gallery

from "Oh So Fail"

"I doubt we can do it again (Gagarin II)"

Read alum Becky Bivens\’ review of Alex Kvares exhibit \”Oh So Fail\” at BEEP BEEP

“His comment underscores the anxiety and embarrassment that often accompanies political optimism. After all, everybody knows that smart people aren’t stupid enough to have hopes.”

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Upcoming event: “Velcro Show” at Composition Gallery, 12/5

Photography exhibit open to everyone — Entries close 11/29

Happy Friday, everyone! Composition Gallery, located in Candler Park, invites any and all photographers to exhibit their work for its 4th annual Velcro Show on December 5. No matter if you’re amateur or professional — artist tape and velcro glue will be on hand to post the images, which will be on display at the gallery through December 20.

There is a $5 entry fee for a maximum of 10 images (unframed, unmatted, no larger than 16 X 20″) and can be priced to sell or not.  Bring your image(s) by the gallery during regular business hours between now and Sunday, November 29th. The opening reception will be December 5 from 7-10 PM. This is a great time to see one of Atlanta’s coolest photography galleries this side of Dekalb Ave., and the show promises to be lots of fun!

Composition Gallery is located at 1388 McLendon Ave NE. More info on the gallery and its events can be found at http://www.compositiongallery.com/.

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“Pink Seductions” by Lucha Rodriguez opens at Gallery Stokes

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Opening installation for "Pink Seductions" by Luca Rodriguez

Having become something of a regular opening attendee at Gallery Stokes in Castleberry Hill, I had the good luck of seeing the new “Pink Seductions” show by SCAD graduate student Lucha Rodriguez, as part of the Gallery’s Emerging Artist Series. The show, which runs through this Saturday, explores the body as an “intimate private space” and includes some incredibly intricate, truly lovely work.

The following week, Craig Donkoski will open “Durations,” which will run through December 11. Look for a post on that post-Halloween!

Gallery Stokes is located in the Castleberry Hill Arts District, 261 Walker St. SW Atlanta, Ga. 30313. The Gallery is open by appointment as well as during Castleberry Hill 2nd Friday Art Strolls, 7-10 PM.

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More from "Pink Seductions" by Lucha Rodriguez

 

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