Category Visual Arts

Man, Image, Idea: Photographs of Men from the Mark Rice Collection

Visual Arts
Man, Image, Idea: Photographs of Men from the Mark Rice Collection
Through December 12
Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery

Man, Image, Idea: Photographs of Men from the Mark Rice Collection is an exhibition of 62 photographs from The Mark Rice Collection, donated to the Special Collections at the Albin O. Kuhn Library and Gallery at UMBC in 1998. The exhibition considers various aesthetic, social, and historical aspects of the photographic representation of the male body since 1969 and the history of gay male photography. This exhibition sets out to display and entice contemplation of the male body and engage the complicated dynamics of looking at the male form. (Click heading for full description.)

CIRCA Presents: Cara Ober

Visual Arts/Interdisciplinary
CIRCA Presents: Cara Ober
Wednesday October 25, 12 – 1 p.m.
216 Performing Arts and Humanities Building

The Center for Innovation, Research and Creativity in the Arts (CIRCA) is pleased to present Baltimore-based cultural organizer and artist Cara Ober, who will speak about her experiences as founding editor of BmoreArt, Baltimore’s celebrated online art magazine and print journal. (Click heading for full description.)

Spectrum: 2017 Visual Arts Faculty Exhibition

Visual Arts
Spectrum: 2017 Visual Arts Faculty Exhibition
November 2 – December 16
Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture

The Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture presents Spectrum: 2017 Visual Arts Faculty Exhibition, featuring artworks by Eric Dyer, Corrie Parks, Peggy Re, and Sarah G. Sharp. An opening reception will be held on Thursday, November 2, from 5 to 7 pm, and the gallery will open for regular hours on Friday, November 3. (Click heading for full description.)

Spectrum Faculty Lecture: Eric Dyer

Visual Arts
Monday, November 6, 12 – 1 p.m.
Spectrum Faculty Lecture: Eric Dyer
Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture

Artist and filmmaker Eric Dyer brings animation into the physical world with his sequential sculptures and installations. This talk is part of a series of artist lectures accompanying Spectrum: 2017 UMBC Visual Arts Faculty Exhibition. (Click heading for full description.)

CIRCA: Launch Event for New Publications by Faculty Researchers

Interdisciplinary
CIRCA: Launch Event for New Publications by Faculty Researchers — Lisa Cella, Carla Viviana Coleman, and Airi Yoshioka
Tuesday, November 7, 4 – 5:30 p.m.
216 Performing Arts and Humanities Building

The Center for Research, Innovation and Creativity in the Arts (CIRCA) presents Lisa Cella, Carla Viviana Coleman, and Airi Yoshioka. The event recognizes recent CD releases by professors Cella and Yoshioka, and the debut of a book by professor Coleman. (Click heading for full description.)

Spectrum Faculty Lecture: Sarah G. Sharp

Visual Arts
Wednesday, November 8, 12 – 1 p.m.
Spectrum Faculty Lecture: Sarah G. Sharp
Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture

Sarah G. Sharp is an artist and curator whose studio practice and research cuts across and brings together interests in alternative social histories, language, place, technology and craft. This talk is part of a series of artist lectures accompanying Spectrum: 2017 UMBC Visual Arts Faculty Exhibition. (Click heading for full description.)

Spectrum Faculty Lecture: Peggy Re

Visual Arts
Wednesday, November 15, 12 – 1 p.m.
Spectrum Faculty Lecture: Peggy Re
Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture

Peggy Re is a practicing designer, researcher and consultant to academic, cultural, and non-profit institutions. Her research interests include typography, design history, and women and design. This talk is part of a series of artist lectures accompanying Spectrum: 2017 UMBC Visual Arts Faculty Exhibition. (Click heading for full description.)