Craft / Material Studies

IRIS EICHENBERG: VISITING ARTIST LECTURE

FRIDAY, MARCH 30TH |  12:00 PM  |  THE DEPOT | 814 W. BROAD ST.

Iris Eichenberg is an independent artist, art educator, curator, and organizer of art-related events. She has taught at the Gerrit Rietveld Academie and is currently an Artist in Residence and Head of the Metalsmithing Department at Cranbrook Academy of Art.

Eichenberg’s work can be found in several museums including The Cooper-Hewitt (New York), The Museum of Arts and Design (New York), The Rijksmuseum (Amsterdam), The Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York), the Stedelijk Museum (Amsterdam), the Schmuck Museum Pforzheim, the Fondation National d’Art Contemporain (Paris), and the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (Texas). Her work has been included in numerous exhibitions throughout the world including an upcoming solo exhibition at the CODA Museum in Apeldoorn, Netherlands in 2019.

 

 

2018-19 Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Fellowship recipients announced

Congratulations to all the 2018-19 VMFA Fellowship recipients, especially Craft and Material Studies Assistant Professor Aaron McIntosh, Adjunct Instructor and Academic Advisor Sayaka Suzuki and Undergraduate Student Jennifer Detlefsen!

VMFA 2018 Fellowships

VMFA has selected 27 Virginia art students and professional artists from 771 applicants to receive fellowships worth a total of $161,000 for 2018-19. The program was launched in 1940 and since then, VMFA has awarded nearly $5.6 million to more than 1,325 professional artists, art students and graduate students from across Virginia in the largest fellowship program of any kind in the United States. Learn more about our fellowship opportunities and current recipients at http://bit.ly/2ElRAvT #VMFAFellowships

Posted by VMFA Virginia Museum of Fine Arts on Tuesday, February 13, 2018

GERIT GRIMM

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 14 |  5:00 PM  |  THE DEPOT, 814 W. BROAD ST.
 
Gerit Grimm was born, and grew up in Halle, German Democratic Republic. In 1995, she finished her apprenticeship, learning the traditional German trade as a potter at the “Altbürgeler blau-weiss GmbH” in Bürgel, Germany and worked as a Journeyman for Joachim Jung in Glashagen, Germany. She has taught at CSULB, Pitzer College, Doane College and MSU Bozeman and has completed numerous residencies including the Mc Coll Center, Bemis Center, Kohler Arts & Industry Program and Archie Bray Foundation. In 2009 NET Television created “Fantasia in Clay” a Nebraska Story about artist Gerit Grimm. Grimm is now an Assistant Professor at University of Wisconsin, Madison.

 

 

 

GRADUATE STUDENT OPEN STUDIOS

 JOIN US FOR GRADUATE STUDENT OPEN STUDIOS!

Friday, February 2nd
5:00-7:00pm Pollak Building: Photography & Film, Graphic Design, and Interior Design & Fashion
6:00-8:00pm Fine Art Building: Craft & Material Studies, Kinetic Imaging, Sculpture, and Painting & Printmaking