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2007-2008 Season
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Introductions: Works by Whitman’s New Studio Art Faculty
August 24 – September 23, 2007

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Not By Everybody: Works by Michael Minelli (Main Gallery)
Crushing Weights: New Works by Charles Timm-Ballard (Alcove 2)
Between Spaces & Reflections: The Tea Utensils of Toyoda Mokugen (Alcove 1)
October 10 – November 16, 2007

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Winter Art Student Salon: Faculty Juried Exhibition of Selected Student Works
December 1 – December 14, 2007
Opening Reception: December 1, 3 p.m.-5p.m.

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Ruminations & Pontifications: The Paintings & Installations of John Feodorov
(Main Gallery)
Backdrop for an Engine by Professor Ben Bloch
January 11 – February 15, 2008
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Considering Wilderness:The Works of Karen Antonelli & Ryan Burns (Main Gallery)
'A Brief Illustrated Personal History' Charly Bloomquist (Alcove Gallery 2)
'Landscapes & Portraits' from The Davis Collection (Tea Room Alcove)

February 22 – April 6, 2008

 

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Senior Art Thesis Exhibition: Jason Brain, Gayle Chung, Greogry Hansen, Kento Ushikubo, Emma Wood, Sunyoung Yi, Sarah Haas, Ashley Lau, Mysha Oveson, Sylvia Imbrock, Ryan Peinhardt

April 18- May 18, 2008

Perry Award Juror: Artist Marie Shurkus lectures April 18 @ 5pm in Olin 130
Senior Thesis Reception to follow

Criteria for judging this year's Perry Award Winners:

The fundamental quality that I look for in a work of art is generosity, which speaks to the work’s relationship with viewers. Simply stated, a generous artwork makes room for viewers. More specifically, a generous artwork participates in a discourse, which means that it articulates a cogent expression (an awareness, a narrative, a critical idea, or even a sensibility) that is designed to solicit an open-ended response from viewers. In addition to generosity, I closely examined the presentation of the work, asking questions such as how carefully considered and effective were the decisions about installation, the choices of material expression, format, and symbolic content. This second criterion was further extended to my evaluation of the posted artist statements as well as the individual student’s oral presentation of the work to me. It should be noted that my choices were not made easily, as I was very impressed by the overall caliber of the work and the thoughtful exchanges I had with students. In fact, the only disappointment I encountered was the limited number of awards. Congratulations to each of you for an outstanding accomplishment!

2008 Perry Award Winners:

1st Place: Sarah Haas

2nd Place: Mysha Oveson

3rd Place: Kento Ushikubo

Honorable Mention: Ryan Peinhardt

 

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