Art as Surroundings: Environment & Art March 20, 2016
generously sponsored by The Lofgren Agency, Chatham NY
How do surroundings inform the creation of art? How does art respond, shape, or impose on the surrounding landscape? How does contemporary artistic engagement with environment engage with or transcend traditional conceptions of “landscape”?
- Jerry Freedner, ASCC Faculty Member
- Melody Mason
- Draga Susanj, ASCC Faculty Member
Art as Story: Narrative & Art April 3, 2016
generously sponsored by Great Finds, Valatie NY
Art is visual, but how does it include concepts of narrative, sequence, story, or time? How does art reflect or shape personal narrative or a family or shared narrative? How does art create an imagined narrative and how does this inform “the real”?
- Fern Apfel
- Nancy Kohler
- Maria Kolodziej-Zincio
Art as Self: Identity & Art April 17, 2016
generously sponsored by Countryside Dental, Chatham NY
- Tim Ebneth, ASCC Faculty Member
- Gary Finelli, ASCC Faculty Member
- Polly Law
What is the relationship between personal identity and community in art? How much does art reveal or conceal about the self? How much does art project or imagine about the self? How does the making of art contribute to the creation, understanding, or unfolding of identity?
Presented by ASCC Faculty and invited artists and held at the Art School. Sunday Afternoons, 2-4 pm. Suggested donation $5 (18 and under free). Refreshments will be served.