Current Educational Programs
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CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS!
ONE MINUTE ABSTRACT VIDEO - NEO | NEO: Virtual Abstract Experience
Winthrop University Galleries invites you to submit a one-minute video exploring abstraction in conjunction with the exhibition NEO | NEO – a retrospective of the late Winthrop faculty member David Freeman (1937-2013). Freeman’s bold, abstract mark-making is an opportunity to examine the return of abstraction in contemporary aesthetics and creative thought in recent years. (more information)
Spring 2015 Educational Programs and Special Events
Friday, January 23, 2015, 6:30 – 8 p.m.
* Opening Reception *
Small is the New Big - Stacey Davidson and
NEO | NEO a retrospective of the late Winthrop faculty David Freeman
Elizabeth Dunlap Patrick Gallery
Ore (Silver Anna)
polished aluminum sheet on panel,
composition,and leather doll
37 x 22 x 13.25 inches
Parrot Fervor ll, 1986
Acrylic on canvas
63 1/2 x 48 inches
Tuesday, February 3, 2015, 7 PM
* WUG Artist Talk – Stacey Davidson with John W. Love Jr. *
Currently exhibiting in the Rutledge Gallery
Join us on Tuesday Feb. 3 at 7 p.m. in the Rutledge Gallery as artist Stacey Davidson discusses her solo exhibition “Small is the New Big.” She will be joined by John W. Love, Jr., an interdisciplinary literary, installation and performance artist, living and working in Charlotte, NC. Together they will explore Davidson’s concerns for our shared human condition.
Monday, March 30, 2015, 7 p.m.
* WUG Talk – Jennie Carlisle, Production Curator, Elsewhere, Greensboro, NC *
Juror of the 27th Annual Undergraduate Juried Exhibition
Jennie runs Elsewhere’s residency program, supports artistic process and project production, ideation, and conceptual development. Additionally, she acts as a liaison between artists and communities and oversees the production of public programs at the museum. She is a curator and art historian focusing on situation driven aesthetics and radical ampersanding. Jennie received a BA in Anthropology and Biology from Mount Holyoke College in 1999 and completed Ph.D. course work in Art History at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2011. Her curatorial projects have included contributions to “More Love: Art, Politics and Sharing,” “Counter Lives: Portraiture in Contemporary Art” and “John Wesley’s Boeing in Context” at the Ackland Art Museum.
Friday, April 17, 2015, 6:30 – 8 p.m.
* Opening Reception and Awards Ceremony *
Rutledge Gallery and Patrick Galleries
WUG will hold a reception and awards ceremony to celebrate the opening of its new exhibitions: the 27th Annual Undergraduate Juried Exhibition and the M.F.A. Thesis Exhibition.
FALL 2014 Educational Programs and Special Events
Friday, December 5, 2014
6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Senior Art Education Exhibition
Lewandowski Student Gallery
India Hook Elementary, 1st Grade
No glue allowed! The students had to innovate and rely on their creative skills to find new ways to put
the materials together.
Previous Educational Programs and Special Events
WUG Artist Talk
Monday, October, 27, 2014
Michaela Pilar Brown
Currently exhibiting in the Rutledge Gallery
Ms. Brown will discuss her exhbition on display in the Rutledge Gallery. Brown’s exhibition will include photography, sculpture and installation focusing on cultural hierarchies relating to beauty, and how race, gender and history play into these caste systems. Her most recent work explores home as a physical structure and repository for memories. Brown’s work chronicles beginnings, departures and returns to this symbolic yet physical place, believing it to be the genesis where history, memory and myth are joined.
Friday, October 3, 2014
6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Rutledge and Patrick Galleries
WUG will host an opening reception for the fall exhibitions Michaela Pilar Brown and Question Bridge: Black Males to commemorate the 50th anniversary of integration of African American students at Winthrop University. Spoken word performance by Q.
Tuesday, October 7, 2014, 7 p.m.
Question Bridge: Blueprint Roundtable
Dina’s Place, DiGiorgio Campus Center
In conjunction with the exhibition Question Bridge: Black Males, a “Blueprint Roundtable” will be held to facilitate multi-generational dialogue about leadership, mentorship, and critical social issues in the black community. Roundtable participants are: Timothy Hopkins ’83, ’85, ’00, Kambrell Garvin ’13, Saani Perry, Joshua Dantzler, Rudy Currence, Ron Nelson Jr., Willis Lewis and Morenga Hunt.
Sponsored by: John C. West Forum on Politics and Policy, Minor in African American Studies, DiGiorgio Student Union, Office of Diversity and Student Engagement, and the Winthrop University Galleries.