Prof. Priya Kambli (Studio Art: Photography) was shortlisted for the Source-Cord Prize 2014. The 25 shortlisted photographers were selected from a pool of 926 submissions.
The Source-Cord Prize is an award for contemporary photography, comprising an individual first prize of $10,000, second prize of $1,000 and third prize of $500. The award was established as the Cord Prize in 2013 by EA Lindsay, to support contemporary photography. In 2014 Lindsay formed a collaboration with Source magazine to create the Source-Cord Prize. Source is a photography magazine based and published in the UK since 1992.
Congratulations, Prof. Kambli! For more on her work, please visit: http://www.priyakambli.com/
From January 27 – February 20, 2015 the University Art Gallery (OP 1114) will feature two new exhibitions:
- in the main gallery will be Middle Earth: Midwest Regional Ceramics Invitational, co-organized by Prof. Aaron Fine (Studio Art/University Art Gallery Director) and Prof. Wynne Wilbur (Studio Art: Ceramics).
- in the side gallery will be Robert Mertens: Nothing from Something (Digital/Fibers/Audio)
These two shows open on Thursday, January 22, with an opening reception to be held on Tuesday, January 27 at 6:00 p.m.
As always, Gallery events are free and open to the public; for more information, please visit: https://tsugallery.wordpress.com/about/.
Photo Credit: Tim Barcus, Campus Photographer
Welcome back, students, staff, and faculty, for the Spring 2015 semester which starts on Monday, January 12. Good luck with the semester to come! Please check back here often for news about great things going on in the Art Department!
Matt Derezinski (Visual Communications), Water Spirit, digital print, 2013.
Sara Orel (Art History) sent this picture of the famous Grant Wood painting, American Gothic, recreated in lights for a recent holiday light display in Ottumwa, Iowa. The house which serves as a backdrop for the painting can be visited in Eldon, Iowa, just a short drive from Kirksville: http://www.americangothichouse.net/