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Carnegie Mellon School of Art
News & Events Spring 2020
ART THIS WEEK
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Experimental Animator and School of Art Professor Johannes DeYoung Lecture Tonight

Blending computer animation with experimental processes in painting and drawing, Johannes DeYoung‘s work explores themes of animism and human psychology. He will give a free lecture tonight at 6:30 in Kresge Theatre. read more

Events

52:17 Workstation
Reception Feb 28, 5pm, Ellis Gallery

Coco Allred BFA '20 presents "52:17 Workstation," a disruptive interactive sculpture in The Ellis Gallery. read more

Lecture Series: Walid Raad
Mar 3, 6:30pm, Kresge Theatre

Walid Raad’s work examines the role of photographic and video documentation in the representation of collective traumatic events and their use in the construction of memory and narrative. read more

Faculty Activities

Kim Beck

Associate Professor of Art

Prof Beck gave an artist talk at the University of Nebraska on Feb 19. 

Paolo Pedercini

Associate Professor of Art

Prof Pedercini’s game “Guilty Smells,” made with Heather Kelley, will be shown at the Commiserate Chicago 2020 festival, Feb 29 - Mar 1 and at the Game Developer Conference, Mar 16-20. read more

Jon Rubin

Associate Professor of Art,
MFA Program Director


Prof Rubin gave an artist talk at Parsons Fine Arts on Feb 19. read more

Charlie White

Head of School,
Professor of Art


Prof White’s essay “Cut and Paste: Charlie White on the Collage Impulse Today” was published in the journal History of Photographyread more

Alisha Wormsley

Presidential Postdoctoral Fellow

Prof Wormsley gives a talk at the University of Pittsburgh as part of the Black to The Future festival on Feb 26. read more

Imin Yeh

Assistant Professor of Art

Prof Yeh’s solo exhibition “The Drawer of Extra Sauce” at Grizzly Grizzly in Philadelphia was featured in Artforum as a Critics’ Pick. read more

Student Activities

Coco Allred BFA ‘20 wrote an essay in conjunction with the Miller ICA exhibition “Andrea Zittel: An Institute of Investigative Learning” about her time at Andrea Zittel’s A-Z West. read more

Lena Chen MFA ‘22 was selected to participate in a sex tech hackathon for the new media arts festival Commiserate Life 2020 in Chicago. read more

Lena Chen MFA ‘22 and Michael Neumann MFA ‘20 show work in the exhibition of the Third Biennial Graduate Student Art History Symposium “Close at Hand: Touch and Tactility in Art” at Washington University in Saint Louis, MO, Feb 29 - Mar 2. read more

Georgia Saxelby MFA ‘22 exhibits “Lullaby” at the “Adelaide//International” at the Samstag Museum in Adelaide, Australia, opening Feb 28. read more

Alumni Activities

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A group of alumni, led by Jonathan Minard BHA ‘07, is collecting high-res images, audio, video, writing, and remembrances of Professor Emeritus Lowry Burgess, who passed away last month. Google form / Facebook group

Barbara Strasen BFA ‘63 has a solo exhibition of recent paintings opening at Susan Eley Fine Art in New York City on Feb 27. read more

More alumni news from Toby Donoghue BFA ‘19, Elizabeth Asche Douglas BFA '51, Marc Fischer BFA '93, David French BFA '87, Greg Kessler BFA '88, Erin Mallea MFA '19, and Jay Miriam BFA '12 in our Weekly Alumni News Update.

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