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Herberger School of Art Galleries Exhibition Calendar – Fall 2003


August 04, 2003

TEMPE, Ariz. – The broad range of studio art disciplines taught at the School of Art in ASU’s Herberger College of Fine Arts will be highlighted in exhibitions during the Spring 2003 semester at four on-campus galleries: the Harry Wood Gallery, Step Gallery, Northlight Gallery and the school’s new Art Gallery.

Exhibitions will feature work spanning media and processes from the traditional to the high-tech, including painting, drawing, sculpture, ceramics, fibers, photography, printmaking and intermedia. 

School of Art students, staff and faculty operate the galleries, which are open to the public.
The Harry Wood Gallery features solo exhibitions by graduate students completing master of fine arts (MFA) degrees, as well as group shows by undergraduate students. 

The Step Gallery showcases works by School of Art undergraduates, both in solo and group shows.
Significant contemporary and historical photography and the work of School of Art photography students are featured at the Northlight Gallery.

The new Art Gallery will host a variety of exhibitions, including group exhibitions by seniors in the School of Art, most of whom are required to participate in a senior exhibition. Exhibitions cover all studio art disciplines.(Exhibition schedules for each gallery follow.)

The School of Art is part of The Katherine K. Herberger College of Fine Arts at Arizona State University. The college educates more than 2,500 students annually and encompasses the School of Art, the School of Music, the Department of Theatre and the Department of Dance, as well as the research-based Institute for Studies in the Arts and the ASU Art Museum. Visit the Herberger College School of Art on the Web at http://art.asu.edu

Harry Wood Gallery
Location: Art Building, ASU main campus, Tempe (near the intersection of Forest and Tyler malls)
Admission: Free
Gallery Hours: Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The Florence Experience: City Sites and Possibilities
Sept. 8-12, 2003
Harry Wood Gallery
Exhibition of work created by painting and drawing students during a summer school program in Florence, Italy.


Exhibition by John D. Power
Sept. 15-19, 2003
Harry Wood Gallery
MFA candidate in photography, John D. Power, presents his thesis exhibition.


Jain Temples
Sept. 22-26, 2003
Harry Wood Gallery
A collection of contemporary photographs of both classical and modern Jain temples, most located in India (one is in Japan), including both exterior and interior views. These photographs are from the collection of Dr. Dilip Bobra, a member of the local Jain community. Jainism is one of the main religions of India, but is less well understood than Hinduism or Islam. It has a vibrant architectural and sculptural tradition.


ABBA annual members’ exhibition
Sept. 29 – Oct. 3, 2003
Harry Wood Gallery
This exhibition features work created by members of ABBA – A Bunch of Book Artists – as part of printmaking’s book arts program.


Life Forms
Oct. 6-10, 2003
Harry Wood Gallery
Opening Reception: Monday, Oct. 6, 7-9 p.m.
MFA candidate in wood, Tania Radda, presents a show where sculptures take on lifelike forms derived from nature, such as insects, plants and animals. These life forms are presented in a larger scale, enabling the viewer to experience a different perspective. The surfaces of the pieces vary from polished and colorfully painted to a rich and tactile texture created from wood shavings.


Carbon and Crust
Oct. 13-17, 2003
Harry Wood Gallery
Opening Reception: Monday, Oct. 13, 7-9 p.m.
Painting major Marc Leone presents his MFA exhibition featuring mixed media works that combine wood, earth, carbon, graphite, latex and acid to create canvases reminiscent of the moon’s surface, or molten metal that has been allowed to harden without human intervention.


New Graduates
Oct. 20-24, 2003
Harry Wood Gallery
Annual exhibition features work in all media by the School of Art’s new graduate students.


Chronic Effect
Oct. 27-31
Harry Wood Gallery
This installation by MFA candidate in intermedia, Steven Kostell, examines the urban industrial landscape a century after its origin. Through a mediated experience, the work brings into focus the adverse effects of corporate abandonment of the city it built, the neglect of the surrounding environment and the resulting social impact.


Exhibition by Lowell Jacobs
Nov. 3-7, 2003
Harry Wood Gallery
MFA candidate in intermedia, Lowell Jacobs, presents his thesis exhibition.


Exhibition by Paul Woods
Nov. 10-14, 2003
Harry Wood Gallery
MFA candidate in printmaking, Paul Woods, presents his thesis exhibition.


Exhibition by Karolyn Snarr
Nov. 17-26, 2003
Harry Wood Gallery
MFA candidate in ceramics, Karolyn Snarr, presents her thesis exhibition.


Exhibition by Joseph A. Rheaume
Dec. 1-5, 2003
Harry Wood Gallery
MFA candidate in photography, Joseph A. Rheaume, presents his thesis exhibition.


Juried Undergraduate Exhibition
Dec. 8, 2003 – Jan. 23, 2004
Harry Wood Gallery
Annual exhibition featuring the work of School of Art undergraduates working in all media.
 Northlight Gallery
Location: Matthews Hall, ASU main campus, Tempe (southeast corner of Tyler and Forest malls)
Admission: Free
Gallery Hours: Monday from 7-9 p.m., Tuesday –Thursday from 10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Anderson Wrangle
Sept. 15 – Oct. 7, 2003
Northlight Gallery
Reception: Sept. 15
Wrangle constructs interior images that draw the viewer into pictorial vignettes of subtle psychological tension. He was selected for this solo exhibition by Anne Wilkes Tucker, the Gus and Lyndall Wortham Curator of Photography at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.


Recent Acquisitions
Sept. 15 – Oct. 7, 2003
Northlight Gallery
A group exhibition of photographs recently donated to the Northlight Permanent Collection. The exhibition will include prints by Harry Callahan and Aaron Siskind.


The New Sublime
Oct. 13 – Nov.9, 2003
Northlight Gallery
Reception: Oct. 13
A group exhibition of contemporary landscape photography presents images that exhibit a renewed interest in Romantic ideas. However, the work is tempered by a different understanding of what an artwork can communicate and the significance of subjective experience. The exhibition will include the works of Linda Connor, Emmett Gowin, Richard Lewis, Michael Light, Sally Mann, Toshi Uesina and Masao Yamamoto. It is curated by Aaron Rothman and Michael Lundgren, recent graduates of the Herberger College’s MFA photography program.
 Step Gallery
Location: Tempe Center, ASU main campus, Tempe (southeast corner of Mill and University)
Admission: Free
Gallery Hours: Monday through Thursday from noon – 5 p.m. and Friday from noon – 3 p.m. 

The Unbearable Lightness of Being
Sept. 8-12, 2003
Step Gallery
Undergraduate and graduate students majoring in fibers present a group exhibition displaying the breadth of diversity and innovation in the field.


Transcendence
Sept. 15-19, 2003
Step Gallery
Exhibition of ceramic and metal sculpture by Julian Vandercook, whose work focuses on material as well as abstracted human forms. Vandercook believes that his stark aesthetic comes from growing up in Phoenix, with constant exposure to the extremities of a city in the desert.


Happy Family
Oct. 6-10, 2003 
Step Gallery
Sheryl Seibert’s video installation presents two films. Happy Family is a narrated documentary using home videos to contrast how families are presented on film with the reality. Agoraphobia presents a woman living her life through fear and a medical condition that leaves her frustrated. This stream-of-consciousness monologue follows her through a short period of her life where she flows between denial and acceptance.


Compositions in Red
Oct. 27-31, 2003
Step Gallery
Painting major Locke Spencer explores spirituality through the symbolic use of light.


Knotting Wood
Nov. 10-14, 2003
Step Gallery
Students enrolled in the wood program showcase their recent work. Pieces range from vessels turned on a lathe to sculptural forms carved in exotic woods. There are band saw boxes, small-scale furniture and some very creative and colorful projects.


Carrie Hott – BFA Exhibition
Nov. 17-21, 2003
Step Gallery
Hott is a figurative painter with an interest in psychology. Her figures are representational and emotional, with references to herself and her experiences. Forms of physical protection figure prominently in Hott’s images, often to the point of obscuring the identity of the figures and making them appear ridiculous and paranoid.


Meander
Nov. 24-28, 2003
Step Gallery
Barbara Albala’s wood, metal and ceramic sculpture is rooted in nature. Her fascination with the cycles and processes of the natural world is evident in the flowing organic forms that are the main design elements of her work. She continually explores how these forms create a sense of movement and serene energy.
Senior Exhibitions Gallery
Location: Room ECA100 in the Engineering Center A wing, on the northeast corner of Orange Street and Palm Walk.
Admission: Free
Gallery Hours: TBA

December graduates - all areas
Nov. 10-21, 2003
Senior Exhibitions Gallery
Exhibition of work created by seniors graduating in the fall 2003 class.

Media Contact:
Jennifer Pringle
480-965-8795
jennifer.pringle@asu.edu