MFA alumna, Bethany Collins, was reviewed in Artforum for her Richmond show, “Of a Piece” at which she exhibited two works: Between Green and Violet, 2014–15, and America: A Hymnal, 2017. Bethany Collins was also featured in EXPO Chicago for the In/Situ Sector.
Welch PTI and artist Fahamu Pecou is the subject of a retrospective exhibit being mounted in Paris later this month titled “Mirrors de l’homme (Mirrors of Man).” The exhibit will feature over 40 works from collections throughout Europe. It is presented by Societe Generale and Backslash Gallery. The exhibit also marks the first solo exhibit… more »
The Studio Museum Harlem just announced its artist list for an upcoming exhibition. Nineteen artists were chosen for “Fictions,” and of those, two are alumni. Congratulations to Paul Steven Benjamin and Krista Clark!
Welch fellow Maryam Palizgir won the first prize in the 6th Iran International Green Film and visual art Festival (IIGFF6) in the section of conceptual arts. The festival, which was held from September 9 to 15 at Iranian Academy of the Arts, aims to identify, screen, and award top national and international films and works in the field of visual arts, produced… more »
Mohammad Javad Jahangir, second year photo MFA student, has been selected to participate in the 6th Iran International Green Film Festival (IIGFF6). The Festival is the most important cultural and artistic event of the region holding in September 9-15, 2017, in Tehran at the Iranian Academy of Arts (IAA), at the Saba Art and Cultural… more »
“Organized by Florence Derieux, who was formerly a curator of American art at the Centre Pompidou Foundation, this year’s In/Situ sector—the fair’s annual showcase for monumental artworks—will be titled “Chronopolitics.”
“Sornpao, now a 2017-18 Walthall Fellow, has since shown new sculptural work—a departure from photography, which he studied at Georgia State University (BFA 2015)—at the artist-run space Mild Climate in Nashville and Atlanta’s Hi-Lo Press. Since 2016 he has been co-director of Good Enough, a gallery in the basement of the house… more »
ArtsATL.com interviewed Welch faculty and The Hudgens Center for Art & Learning prize finalist, Jiha Moon. “’My work often deals with people’s common misunderstanding of racial misconception and cultural appropriation,’ says artist Jiha Moon. Her multimedia compositions encompass iconography referencing popular culture in contrast to age-old tradition. Evoking her own Korean ancestry through the use of materials… more »