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Educational Programs

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All artist talk events are free, open to the public, and approved Winthrop University cultural events.

Upcoming Educational Programs

Tuesday, April 17, 2018, 11AM-12PM
WUG Talk: MFA Thesis Candidates

Elizabeth Dunlap Patrick Gallery
Rutledge Building

Previous Educational Programs

April 3, 2018, 7PM
WUG Alumni Panel: Transitions

Rutledge 119

Rutledge Building

A panel of recent Alumni from the departments of Fine Arts and Design will share their experiences of transitioning from Undergraduate studies into arts-related careers. Panelists include: Althea Holenko ‘16, BFA Visual Communication Design, Graphic Design; Caroline Kalayjian ‘16, BFA – Printmaking and Painting; Dallas Austin ‘16, BFA – Sculpture and Greyson Smith ’14,BS, Business Admin/Accounting, BFA, Art. 

 

Thursday, March 22, 2018, 7PM-8PM
WUG Talk: Ashley Hawkins

Rutledge 119
Rutledge Building

Ashley Hawkins is the co-founder and Executive Director of Studio Two Three (S23), Richmond, Virginia's nonprofit workspace for art. Studio Two Three provides artists the tools, space, and resources to build successful careers. Studio Two Three began in 2008 with four artists in a tiny studio. Now, S23 is a 13,000-square foot facility, providing over 100 artists with 24/7 access, thousands of students with art education, a retail store featuring art by Richmond artists, and S23 To-Go, a mobile printmaking studio styled after an ice cream truck. Join us to meet the juror for this year’s Undergraduate Juried Exhibition and hear her discuss her career in the arts. 

February 15, 2018, 8PM-9PM
WUG Talk: Marge Loudon Moody

Rutledge 119
Rutledge Building
Free cultural event

Since graduating from art college in Scotland, Great Britain in 1972, Marge has continued to develop her work in painting, drawing, collage and mixed-media. Her work varies in size from very small drawings to large paintings. Moody has exhibited her work in Great Britain, Washington D.C., New York and various galleries in the southeastern United States. Marge is the recipient of many awards from Winthrop University in Rock Hill, South Carolina, where she is Professor of Fine Arts, as well as from the South Carolina Arts Commission and the Arts and Science Council, Mecklenburg County. Marge’s work is part of many collections in Great Britain and the US. She is married to Phil Moody, photographer, and has two grown sons.
Join us on in Rutledge 119 as artist Marge Loudon Moody discusses her solo exhibition Then and Now: Collages 1979-2017. She will be discussing her career as an artist. Her focus on a single medium showcased in her exhibition displays her creative development throughout her career. Educational programming for the Then and Now: Collage 1979-2017 exhibition on display in the Rutledge Gallery. This is an Approved Cultural Event.

February 20, 2018, 11AM-12PM
WUG Insight: Gallery Walkthrough and Coffee with Marge Loudon Moody

Rutledge Gallery
Rutledge Building
Free cultural event

Join Marge Loudon Moody in an informal coffee hour. This time is to create a conversation between you and the artist. Don’t miss this opportunity! Coffee and light refreshments will be served.

February 23, 2018, 2PM-4PM
WUG Workshop: Collage and Dance

Rutledge 119
Rutledge Building
Free cultural event

Join Dr. Karen Stock and Prof. Emily Morgan in a short lecture discussing the unconventional relationship collage has with dance created by Pablo Picasso and the historic Ballet Russe. Then participate in the process of creating one of these unique works.

February 8, 2018, 7PM–8PM
WUG Reading: Dustin M. Hoffman

Elizabeth Dunlap Patrick Gallery
Rutledge Building
Free cultural event

Join Dr. Dustin M. Hoffman as he reads his creative work. Hoffman writes about the relationships and lives of the working class. His work offers provocative interpretation of Arendt’s work by placing it in a literary context. Hoffman will lead a discussion about the multidisciplinary nature of this exhibition.
Dustin M. Hoffman is the author of the story collection One-Hundred-Knuckled Fist (University of Nebraska Press), winner of the 2015 Prairie Schooner Book Prize. He spent ten years painting houses in Michigan before getting his MFA in fiction from Bowling Green State University and his PhD in creative writing from Western Michigan University. His stories have appeared in Black Warrior Review, Phoebe, Puerto del Sol, Fourteen Hills, Witness, Quarterly West, The Journal, Gargoyle, Fifth Wednesday Journal, Indiana Review, and many other places. He lives in South Carolina and teaches creative writing and literature at Winthrop University

January 25, 2018, 7PM- 8PM
WUG Talk: Jim Arendt

Rutledge 119
Rutledge Building
Free cultural event

Jim is an Assistant Professor and Gallery Director at Coastal Carolina University and received his BFA from Kendall College of Art & Design and his MFA from the University of South Carolina. He participated in residency programs including The Fields Project in Illinois, Arrowmont’s Tactility Forum, and has From Waste to Art VI in Baku, Azerbaijan. He has also been an invited instructor at Penland School of Craft and Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts. Recently, Arendt was short-listed for The 1858 Prize for Contemporary Southern Art and received the South Carolina Arts Commission Visual Artist Fellowship.
Join us on in Rutledge 119 as artist Jim Arendt discusses his solo exhibition. He will be discussing the shifting paradigms between labor and art. His focus on the medium of denim is crucial to his work, both physically and metaphorically. Educational programming for the 50th Anniversary SC Fellows Exhibition exhibition on display in the Elizabeth Dunlap Patrick Gallery. This is an Approved Cultural Event.

January 26, 2018, 11AM–12PM
WUG Insight: Gallery Walkthrough and Coffee with Jim Arendt

Elizabeth Dunlap Patrick Gallery
Rutledge Building
Free cultural event

Join Jim Arendt in an informal coffee hour. This time is to create a conversation between you and the artist. Don’t miss this opportunity! Coffee and light refreshments will be served.

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