Richard and Dolly Maass Gallery
Located within the School of Art+Design, the Richard and Dolly Maass Gallery gives students the opportunity to exhibit their work in a professional context alongside their daily classroom experience. In addition to student work, the gallery’s program focuses on emerging artists, A+D alumni, and current faculty. The gallery is open 12–5 pm Tuesday–Friday. All events in the space are free and open to the public.
The Mess Just Beneath the Veneer of Order
Curated by Joshua Lutz
Reception: Wednesday, November 7, 2018, 5:30 - 7:00PM
OCTOBER 16 – NOVEMBER 16, Tuesday-Friday 12:00-5:00pm
The Mess Just Beneath the Veneer of Order is a group exhibition of photographic-based works curated by Joshua Lutz, Assistant Professor of Photography in the School of Art+Design. In this show, disparate catalogs capture various degrees to which power can imprison those that fall on the fringes, and embolden others born into privilege. The exhibition invites us to engage with the space between the archive of transgender woman seeking refuge from the public in the upstate home of Casa Susanna, to the horror of images of men confined within the walls of the San Quentin State Prison. Another set of images, painstakingly maintained and cataloged, of men congratulating themselves, is foiled by, an archive of decayed family photographs that floated to the surface after being destroyed by Hurricane Katrina. Together, these images map out ways to which photographs can both document the past and as well as perhaps foreshadow and provide insight to our current cultural and political climate.
Everything’s Fine Here: MFA Group Exhibition
Opening Reception: Wednesday, November 28, 2018, 6:00PM
NOVEMBER 28 – DECEMBER 14, Tuesday-Friday 12:00-5:00pm
Curated by Faye Hirsch and Eleanor King
Featuring work from all first and second-year MFA students within the School of Art+Design, including Monique Boutin, Emily Culbertson, Cat Janky, Jennifer Jones, Stephanie Kim, Ian Lewandowski, Andrea Markel, Sapun Ngoensritong, Noriko Okada, Hannah Perez, Graham Pooley, Alessia Reggiani, Xiyao Wang, Emma Welty, Gregory Wharmby, and Yesiyu Zhao.