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imageMatthew Schreiber, “Holographic Klecksogram 1″ (2012). Hologram, 6.5″ x 8″. Courtesy of the artist and Johannes Vogt Gallery, New York.

UF SA+AH alum Matthew Schreiber’s work is currently on view in his solo exhibition titled Slideshow at the Johannes Vogt Gallery in New York. The exhibition, will be on view through May 10, 2014 was recently reviewed by SFAQ International Arts and Culture. Below is an excerpt from the article by Shana Beth Mason. 

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SA+AH Professor Dr. Glenn Willumson Awarded Getty Research Institute Grant


Dr. Glenn Willumson, a professor with the School of Art + Art History, has received a Getty Research Institute grant for 2014. During his six-week residency at the Research Institute, Dr. Willumson will prepare a paper for a Getty Symposium planned for the fall of 2015 that considers the role of the curatorial photographic archive in the digital age. He will also conduct research about the rise of photography as a collectible commodity during the 1970s and its subsequent impact on how we conceive of photographic history today.

"The Center for Creative Photography focuses on twentieth-century photography and houses arguably the largest and finest photography collections and archives in the world," says Dr. Willumson. "I did my dissertation research there over twenty-five years ago. It will be a great pleasure to return and to mine the rich resources of the Center."

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SA+AH MFA Alum Lisa Iglesias Hired for SA+AH Tenure Track Position in Drawing

imageUF SA+AH MFA alum and current visiting assistant professor, Lisa Iglesias, has accepted a tenure track position in drawing with the SA+AH. She was chosen after a national search with more than 140 applicants. Iglesias generates enthusiasm among her students, champions research, observational, conceptual and collaborative work in the classroom, and is well positioned to interface between drawing and other disciplines.

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New Documentary About Photographer and Former SA+AH Professor Jerry Uelsmann and Artist Maggie Taylor


Gainesville’s husband-and-wife artists, Jerry Uelsmann and Maggie Taylor, will showcase their talents in their first documentary, Jerry & Maggie: This Is Not Photography on April 30, 2014 on Link TV at 8 p.m. EST (DirecTV 375 and DISH Network 9410).

The film features the surreal and groundbreaking photography of the Gainesville husband and wife duo. Uelsmann experiments in a darkroom. Taylor composes on a computer screen. Together, they broke free of traditional notions of photography to create haunting, layered dreamscapes that challenge the medium’s possibilities. Step inside their Florida compound to see their complementary work and contrasting processes­ and find out how they overcame the early skepticism of their art-world peers to become luminaries in their field.

To view a trailer of the film, click here.

SA+AH Student Zac Thompson’s Work to Be Featured in Atlantic Center for the Arts Exhibition

Atlantic Center for the Arts

Congratulations to Zac Thompson who was selected as one of only four students chosen to be featured in the Atlantic Center for the Arts – 25th Annual University Student Exhibition. Zac is the only UF representative and joins Lauren Hussey of the University of North Florida, Abigail Lucien of Florida State University and Michael Pazda of the University of South Florida.
The exhibition will run from May 24 – Aug. 9, 2014, with an opening reception on Friday, May 23 from 5 to 7 p.m.
Atlantic Center for the Arts Pabst Visitor Center & Gallery
1414 Art Center Ave., New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168
Gallery Hours: Tuesday–Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., and Saturday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Art History Doctoral Student Carissa Nicholson Participates in Symposium at Yale

imageArt History doctoral student Carissa Nicholson participated in a symposium titled “Self and Space: Household Identity and Domestic Cult in the Ancient Mediterranean and Near East” as a panelist this weekend. The symposium took place on Saturday, April 12, 2014 at Yale University at the Whitney Humanities Center in New Haven, CT.

To learn more about the symposium, click here.

Cheyenne Rudolph Selected as 2014-2015 4Most Gallery Resident Artist

imageWork by Cheyenne Rudolph

Congratulations to Cheyenne Rudolph, who has been selected by a committee of UF faculty to be the 2014-2015 4Most Gallery resident artist. The School of Art + Art History’s 4Most Gallery is in the WARPhaus building and is run by a recent MFA alum as the resident artist. The residency includes studio space at the gallery location. As the resident artist, Cheyenne will teach a class for the SA+AH, curate exhibitions and handle publicity for the gallery. 

UF Ceramics MFA Alum Donna Flannery Featured in April Issue of Crafts Report Magazine


Congratulations to UF Ceramics MFA alum Donna Flannery who was featured in the April issue of Crafts Report Magazine (above). In addition, Donna has work in the Society for Contemporary Craft 2014 Lyon Emerging Artist Program Award Finalists (LEAP Award Finalists) Show in Pittsburgh, PA. The artist’s work is also on view at Carbondale Clay and Pottery Northwest.