Visiting Artist Program 2014 - 2015
Presented by Southern Illinois University Carbondale - School of Art & Design. All Events Listed Are Funded By the Fine Arts Activity Fee. All Events Are Free and Open to the Public.
Scott Chaseling (glass)
Exhibition at the Vergette Gallery
November 18-28, 2014
Tuesday, November 18, 5-7pm
Australian Artist Scott Chaseling is the SIUC Artist in Residence in Glass during the fall semester 2014. Scott is an established glass artist known for his unique approach to glassblowing including the ‘roll-up technique', experimentations with the murini-making process, and non-traditional fabricated glass installation. Chaseling brings years of teaching expertise to the students of SIUC along with his experience as a professional artist who travels worldwide with his exhibitions and workshop teaching. He has won numerous awards including Ranamok Award, Gold medal in Bavarian State Prize in Germany, and Australian Council Grant. He currently lives in Canberra Australia as an artist in Residence at the Australian National University. scottchaseling.wix.com/scott
Adam Mysock (Painting and Drawing)
A Senior Professor of Practice at Tulane University, Adam Mysock received his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Painting and Art History from Tulane University in 2004 and his MFA from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale in 2007. He has been exhibited both nationally and internationally. He was included in the 2013 South edition of New American Paintings. Most recently, Mysock has exhibited at Pulse Miami, Volta9 in Basel, Switzerland, White Linen Night at Jonathan Ferrara Gallery, Texas Contemporary in Houston, and a group exhibition, "Crescent City Connection," at the Dishman Art Museum in Beaumont, Texas. This spring, Mysock will present “The Jetsam,” a solo exhibition at VOLTA-NY, The work was reviewed/featured in Installation Magazine (Technological Parameters: Adam Mysock at Volta NY),and his series “A History of Missteps” will be featured in the first issue of Division magazine. In the fall of 2014, Mysock will exhibit new work in a solo exhibition at Munich, Germany's Galerie Andreas Binder. adammysock.com
Olivia Gude (Artist Educator)
A Professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago, in 2014 Olivia Gude was awarded the National Art Education Association’s “art education article of the year” Manuel Barkan Award as well as the Illinois Art Education Association’s Higher Education Art Educator of the Year. Olivia Gude was awarded the 2009 NAEA Viktor Lowenfeld Award for significant contributions to the field of art education. Professor Gude is a member of the Council for Policy Studies in Art Education and of the Educational Advisory Board of the PBS series Art 21. Professor Gude was a member of the Visual Arts writing team for the Next Generation National Core Arts Standards, to be released in June 2014.
Olivia Gude has created over 50 mural and mosaic projects, often working in collaboration with community members. She has received many grants, commissions, and awards, including two National Endowment for the Arts grants for public artworks, an Arts Midwest Regional Fellowship in Painting, and a State of Illinois Fellowship for Outstanding Achievement in the Visual Arts. She is a Senior Artist of the Chicago Public Art Group and the editor of CPAG’s on-line Community Public Art Guide: Making Murals, Mosaics, Sculptures, and Spaces. www.cpag.net Her writing on community-based public art includes “Innovators and Elders, Painting in the Streets,” in Cultural Activisms: Poetic Voices, Political Voices and the book Urban Art Chicago: a Guide to Community Murals, Mosaics, and Sculptures.
Professor Gude is the Founding Director of the Spiral Workshop, a curriculum research project providing art classes for urban teens. Spiral Workshop curriculum is available on the Spiral Art Education website— spiral.aa.uic.edu and the National Art Education Association e-Portfolios http://naea.digication.com/omg/ Olivia Gude’s research focuses on developing new paradigms for visual art curriculum, including the articles, Postmodern Principles: In Search of a 21st Century Art Education, Principles of Possibility: Considerations for a 21st Century Art and Culture Curriculum, and New School Art Styles: the Project of Art Education.
In recent years, Professor Gude has united her work as a community artist and art educator by creating participatory spaces in which to investigate and re-invent the social practice of art education. These include organizing a Manifesta of Art Education at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago (2012) and a gathering of the Skeptical Assessment Society at Virginia Commonwealth University (2013).
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Notable VAP Guests from Previous Years
Terry Adkins, sculptor
Terry Allen, sculptor, singer, songwriter
Janine Antoni, performance artist, sculptor
Mel Chin, sculptor
Sue Coe, artist, illustrator
Arthur Danto, art historian
Donna Dennis, sculptor
Patrick Dougherty, sculptor
Joanna Frueh, performance artist, writer
Michael Graves, architect
Edgar Heap of Birds, artist
Dave Hickey, critic, writer
Robert Irwin, artist
Janet Koplos, critic
Eve Andree Laramee, installation artist
Katherine McCoy, designer
Judy Pfaff, installation artist
William Pope.L, performance artist
Alison Saar, sculptor
Joyce Scott, fiber artist
Robert Storr, artist, critic, curator
Mierle Ukeles, sculptor
The School of Art & Design gratefully acknowledges this funding.
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