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John and June Allcott Gallery: Faculty Works

Yun-Dong Nam, Blue Head, Stoneware with crackle glaze, 2020, detail

The Department of Art and Art History presents a socially-distanced exhibition of select works from our Studio Art Faculty. Assembled quickly in these unusual circumstances of the pandemic, this exhibition is a rare opportunity to see the work of our faculty in conversation, and encompassing such varied media as ceramics, photography, performance, prints, and painting. We thank all of our faculty who have contributed to the show: a full list of artists and works is included below.

Due to the pandemic, all shows originally scheduled in the John and June Allcott Gallery for the 2020-2021 academic year have been postponed until 2021-2022. The gallery interior is closed for the duration of fall semester. Please enjoy the exhibition from outside the gallery.

List of works included in show

Yun-Dong Nam
Untitled, Porcelain/Clear Glaze, 2020

Gesche Wuerfel
Go for Gold! Media and Press Centre 1, Digital C-print mounted on aluminum, 2006
This series depicts the transformation of London’s landscape in preparation for the 2012 Olympic Games. The only indication of how these places will be transformed is in the titles, which name the specific sport venues.

Joy Drury Cox
what will come but hasn’t come yet,archival pigment print, 2019

Mario Manuel Marzán + Roxana Pérez-Méndez(Campo Research Studio Collaboration)
Argumentum Ornithologicum), Fuji Crystal Photo Paper Mounted on Wood, 2019
Performance documentation in the abandoned arid landscapes used as film sets of classic Spanish Spaghetti Westerns in Almeria, Spain

Mario Manuel Marzán + Roxana Pérez-Méndez(Campo Research Studio Collaboration)
Roots, Not Fruits: A Walk Post-Maria no.3, Fuji Crystal Photo Paper Mounted on Wood, 2019
Performance documentation of a walk immediately following the devastating effects of Hurricane Maria on the Puerto Rico landscape.

Deepanjan Mukhopadhyay
Luncheon, Archival pigment print, 2017

Beth Grabowski
Black Hole, etching, pochoir and collage, 2018

Sabine Gruffat
Untitled, U.S. Steel Plant, an abandoned plant, South Chicago, digital C-Print, 2004

elin o’Hara slavick
Selections from the Catharses and Antidotes series, acrylic, gouache, ink, graphite, gesso on paper, 2020
Catharses is a series of 100 unforgettable things said to me and others. Antidotes is 100 responses to Catharses.

Yun-Dong Nam
Blue Head, Stoneware with Crackle Blue Glaze, 2020

Admission: Free
Gallery Hours: Monday-Friday, 9 am-3 pm

For more information, contact elin o’Hara slavick: eoslavic@gmail.com

Image credit: Yun-Dong Nam, Blue Head, detail

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