Image courtesy of Lorber Films.
February 14 | 4 p.m. Don Russell Clayton Gallery, Bailey Performance Center
2013 Kennesaw Festival of New Music SoŻ Percussion performs titles followed by a screening of The Woodmans. Don Russell Clayton Gallery Partner Event: Bailey Performance Center & Zuckerman Museum of Art .
Francesca Woodman’s haunting B&W images, many of them nude self-portraits, now reside in the pantheon of great photography from the late 20th century. The daughter of artists Betty and Charles Woodman (she a ceramicist and he a painter/photographer), Francesca was a precocious RISD graduate, who came to New York with the intention of setting the art world on fire. But in 1981, as a despondent 22-year-old, she committed suicide. The Woodmans beautifully interweaves the young artist’s work (including experimental videos and diary passages) with interviews with the parents who have nurtured her professional reputation these past 30 years, while continuing to make art of their own in the face of tragedy.
Free but ticketed. Visit the College of the Arts Box Office website for details or call (770) 423-6650.
Annual Art Faculty Exhibition
January 17–February 23 | The Art Gallery, Sturgis Library
Opening Reception: Jan. 17, 5-8 p.m. The Art Gallery, Sturgis Library. Free.
30th Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition
January 17–February 21 | Fine Arts Gallery, Wilson Building
Sponsored by Visions Student Art Guild. Juror: Marcia Wood
Opening Reception: Jan 17, 5-8p.m. Fine Art Gallery, Joe Mack Wilson Building. Free.
Courtesy of the Menaboni Collection of the Callaway Gardens Collection at the Troup County Archives
Pedro: Menaboni’s Lost Story
January 17–May 2 | Don Russell Clayton Gallery
This exhibition presents illustrations by Athos Menaboni from an unpublished children’s book. The story follows the annual migratory journey of a scarlett tanager bird named Pedro, all the way to Mexico from the United States. The drawings border on the surreal and are quite different from what we have come to expect from Menaboni. A “Write- Your-Own”story competition will be held in conjunction with this exhibition; cash prizes will be awarded for winning entries.
Opening Reception: Jan. 17, 5-8p.m. Don Russell Clayton Gallery, Bailey Performing Center. Free.
Images courtesy of Lyle Ashton Harris and CRG
Lyle Ashton Harris: Accra My Love
March 14–April 24 | Fine Arts Gallery, Wilson Building
Harris currently teaches at New York University, and since 2005 has divided his time between New York City and NYU’s campus in Accra, Ghana. The collage and video work in this exhibition explore his personal experience in Ghana and continue his research into ideas about race and masculinity. A “Year of Ghana” event.
Lyle Ashton Harris Lecture: March 13, 7 p.m., Clayton Gallery, Bailey Performance Center. Free, but tickets are recommended. Visit, call or email the COTA Box Office for reservations at(770) 423-6650 or email@example.com.
Opening Reception: March 14, 5-8 p.m. Fine Arts Gallery, Wilson Building. Free.
Tales from the Lonesome City: A site-specific installation by Matt Haffner
Continuing through Mar. 2013 | KSU Visual Arts Building
This visual narrative will be visible to anyone walking in or near the building, collapsing the distinction between inside and outside, art and architecture, and gallery and public space. This project is supported by an NEA Art Works grant. Organized by the KSU Art Museum
Spring 2013 Senior Exhibitions
The senior exhibition is required as partial fulfillment for the Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. Senior art majors exhibit from portfolios in a wide variety of concentrations including studio arts and art education.
Denise Burke, Crystal Glaze Domes, (detail), Ceramic, 2011
Exhibition I: March 18–March 30 | The Art Gallery, Sturgis Library
Opening reception: March 18, 5-8 p.m. Free.
Exhibition II: April 8–April 20 | The Art Gallery, Sturgis Library
Opening reception: April 8, 5-8 p.m. Free.
Exhibition III: April 27–May 9 | The Art Gallery, Sturgis Library
Opening reception: April 27, 5-8 p.m. Free.