Undergraduate Juried Fine Arts, Design & Kinetic Imaging Exhibitions
March 28−April 14
Opening Thursday, March 28, 5-7 pm
Fine Arts Juror: Lisa Freiman, Senior Curator and Chair of the Department of Contemporary Art at the Indianapolis Museum of Art.
Lisa D. Freiman is senior curator and chair of the Department of Contemporary Art at the Indianapolis Museum of Art (IMA). She also serves as director of the IMA’s 100 Acres: The Virginia B. Fairbanks Art & Nature Park, an urban oasis for experimental, commissioned, site-responsive artworks, which opened in June 2010. Prior to joining the Indianapolis Museum of Art, Freiman worked as assistant professor of art history, theory, and criticism at the University of Georgia, Athens, and served in the curatorial department of the Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston. During her ten-year tenure at the IMA, Freiman has sought out and supported the work of emerging and established international artists through major traveling exhibitions, commissions, acquisitions, and publications. She has published extensively on contemporary art, including books on Amy Cutler (Hatje Cantz, 2006), María Magdalena Campos-Pons (Yale University Press, 2007), Type A (Hatje Cantz, 2010), Allora&Calzadilla (Prestel/Del Monico, 2011), and Aziz and Cucher (Hatje Cantz, 2012).
Dr. Freiman earned her doctorate and master’s degrees in modern and contemporary art history from Emory University and holds a bachelor’s degree in art history from Oberlin College. She is currently transforming her dissertation, “(Mind)ing The Store: Claes Oldenburg’s Psychoaesthetics,” into the first scholarly monograph on Claes Oldenburg, which is scheduled for publication in 2015.
MFA Thesis Exhibitions: Round 1
Opening Friday, April 19, 5-7 pm
Craft/Material Studies: Nikki Farrand, Shauna Kirkland; Interior Environments: Whitney Cardozo, Jillian Chapin, Theodora Doulamis, Caroline Eddy, Annie Thompson, Emily Webb, Tanya Zimmerli; Kinetic Imaging: Daniel Rowe; Painting & Printmaking: Raewyn Martyn, Veronika Pausova, Scott Whipkey; Photography & Film: Joseph Minek; Sculpture + Extended Media: Sacha Ingber, Lior Modan, Leslie Rogers and Tom Simon.
MFA Thesis Exhibitions: Round 2
Opening Friday, May 3, 5-7 pm
Craft/Material Studies: Sohail Abdullah, Sarah E. Briland, Alexander Hayden; Lauren B. Miller, Ruby Troup, Rena Wood; Kinetic Imaging: Mariam Eqbal; Painting & Printmaking: Rachel Cohn, George Gittins, Sam Winks; Photography & Film: Claire Krueger; Sculpture + Extended Media: Carl Marin and Rotem Tamir.