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Vanderbilt Art faculty listed among authors at 2019 Southern Festival of Books

Oct. 15, 2019—Senior lecturer in Art, Farrar Hood Cusomato, was one of the authors/panelist presenting during the 2019 Southern Festival of Books events during October 11-13, 2019 in Nashville. Cusomato worked on the the development of the book, National Parks Conservation Association: A Century of Impact, a collected  history of the NPCA, a nonprofit and nonpartisan organization...

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Studio VU welcomes Amy Cutler to Vanderbilt campus

Oct. 7, 2019—On November 6, 2019, the Studio VU Lecture Series and the Department of Art at Vanderbilt University welcomes Amy Cutler. Cutler will present an overview of her studio work over that last 20 years discussing how her work has developed. Anecdotes and source materials will highlight how her ideas are generated in the sphere of...

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Department News! Faculty appointed to positions with University Arts Council

Oct. 4, 2019—Congratulations to Professor of Art Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons (Cornelius Vanderbilt Endowed Chair of Fine Arts) for her appointment to the Vanderbilt University Arts Council and Assistant Professor of the Practice Jana Harper for her appointment to the Educational Arts Collections subcommittee. Read the office new article here: University Arts Council Launches    

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Space 204 to welcome CHARACTER STUDY, an exhibition from John Donovan and Brian Somerville

Sep. 25, 2019—The Vanderbilt University Department of Art and Space 204 will welcome ceramicists, John Donovan and Brian Somerville, with a  two-person exhibition called Character Study.  The exhibition will be on view from October 31 to December 5, 2019. A reception is scheduled for November 14, 2019 in Space 204 from 4pm to 6pm in the E....

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Studio VU welcomes Nao Bustamante on October 16, 2019

Sep. 20, 2019—The Department of Art and the Studio VU Lecture Series begins the 2019-2020 season with Body Vulnerable/Body Protected a lecture from Los Angeles based artist Nao Bustamante, on Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at 3pm in Room 220 of E. Bronson Ingram Studios Arts Center. Nao Bustamante’s precarious work encompasses performance art, video installation, filmmaking, sculpture and...

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Two upcoming events in Studio Arts Center

Sep. 19, 2019—The Department of Art will present two events in the E. Bronson Ingram Studio Arts Center in the next few weeks. we continue to sustain ourselves Wednesday, September 25, 2019 Space 204 – 6PM we continue to sustain ourselves is an evening long performance with professor/artist/musician Alejandro T. Acierto, Ammie Brod, Zachary Good, and Ryan...

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Vanderbilt Alum Chelsea Velaga to open solo exhibition in Open Gallery – Nashville

Sep. 6, 2019—  Chelsea Velaga (15′), Vanderbilt Art alum, will open a new solo exhibition of mixed media works Saturday, September 7, 2019.  The show will be on view in OPEN GALLERY, a Lipscomb University exhibition space curated by Lipscomb students who aim to bring new and innovative work to Nashville’s art scene. Velaga’s show is titled Ghost...

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Space 204 to exhibit recent work from Department of Art Faculty and Staff, opening September 12, 2019

Aug. 26, 2019—  The Vanderbilt University Department of Art and Space 204 is proud to present Studio Art Sessions: 2019 Department of Art Faculty and Staff Exhibition on September 12, 2019. The exhibition will be on view from September 12 to October 18, 2019.  An opening reception is scheduled on September 12, 2019 from 4pm to 6pm...

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“Chasin the Sun” – Vanderbilt Art Faculty Solo Exhibition at Zeitgeist Gallery

Aug. 14, 2019—Chasing the Sun Alex Blau September 7 – October 26, 2019 Zeigeist Gallery | 516 Hagan Street Vanderbilt Department of Art Lecturer, Alex Blau, has a her third solo exhibition with Zeitgeist Gallery opening on September 7, 2019 as part of the monthly Wedgewood/Houston Art Crawl. Her exhibition Chasing the Sun present new work representing...

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New Shows open in Nashville, featuring Vanderbilt Art faculty

Jul. 9, 2019—Two new exhibitions opened the weekend after the Fourth of July holiday. Both exhibitions featured work from Vanderbilt University’s Department of Art faculty. On July 5th, The Smoke Show opened at the Elephant Gallery (in North Nashville). The Smoke Show features work from over 30 local and area artists. John Warren, Vanderbilt Art Lecturer in...

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