MFA visiting artist Amze Emmons,
Manifold with Boundary, 2010. Graphite, gouache, acrylic on paper,
18.5 x 24 inches.
Maine College of Art
Summer visiting artists
June 21–August 6, 2012
Maine College of Art
522 Congress Street
Portland, Maine 04101
Each summer, the Master of Fine Arts in Studio Arts program invites
visiting artists, curators, and scholars to participate in the curriculum.
In addition to critiques and studio visits with students, visiting artists
deliver free public lectures in Osher Hall at 6:30pm.
From New York to Europe and Back
Kimmelman's talk is an intimate and story-filled reflection
on his path from The New York Times's Chief Art Critic, trawling
the world's museums and galleries to Foreign Correspondent (based in
Berlin), reinventing cultural reporting from Marseille to Gaza to Berlin
and Istanbul, all of which prepared the way for his current post as
Architecture Critic, writing about issues facing us at a time when society
and cities are rapidly changing.
Lipman has exhibited her work widely and received numerous awards
including a Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Grant, Wisconsin Arts Board
Fellowship, and a Ruth Chenven Foundation Grant. Her work has been shown at
the ICA at MECA, the RISD Museum, the Milwaukee Art Museum, and the Renwick
Gallery of the Smithsonian American Art Museum.
Bailey creates his mixed media paintings by
piecing together ancestral photographs, collected objects, and painted
words and maps. His work is permanently installed in the Atlanta
Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport and in numerous permanent
collections including The Corcoran Gallery of Art, The Metropolitan Museum
of Art, The High Museum of Art, and The Art Institute of Chicago.
Monday, July 9
Emmons is one of the
co-founders of Printersting.org. He is an artist, illustrator,
curator, living and working in Philadelphia, PA. Emmons and his
partners at Printeresting are organizing a zine and small press exposition
at Space Gallery in Portland from July 20–August 23 featuring work
from 60 talented artists, designers, and publishers from around the
Kahn works primarily in video, with a practice that includes performance,
writing, and photography. Kahn has worked in a collaborative team with
artist Harry Dodge, and her work has shown in numerous venues nationally
and internationally, including the Whitney Biennial, the California
Biennial at the Orange County Museum of Art, and The Museum of Modern Art.
She currently has a solo exhibition at the New Museum.
Cape was trained as a woodcarver
before receiving his MFA from Goldsmiths College, University of London. He
has exhibited his work extensively in the US, including shows at the PS1
Contemporary Art Center and the Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art. He
currently has work on view in the ICA at MECA.
Markonish is the curator at MASS
MoCA where she has curated the exhibitions of Nari Ward, Petah Coyne and
Inigo Manglano-Ovalle. Markonish also co-edited with Susan Cross the book
Sol LeWitt: 100 Views. Previous to her work at MASS MoCA,
Markonish was the curator at Artspace in New Haven, CT.
Wilson is a Chicago-based visual artist who
creates sculpture, drawings, performances, and video animations that
explore themes of time, loss, private and social rituals. Wilson is the
recipient of grants from the Driehaus Foundation, Artadia, the Tiffany
Foundation, and the National Endowment for the Arts. Wilson's work is
represented by Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago and Paul Kotula Projects,
Detroit. She is a professor at the School of the Art Institute of
This lecture series is made possible with support from
the Quimby Family Foundation.
MFA in Studio Arts at Maine
College of Art
MECA's MFA in Studio Arts is a full-time, medium
residency program that provides artists with the opportunity to engage
their studio practice with a rigorous program of academic coursework and a
dynamic network of mentors. For more information about graduate studies at
MECA please visit www.meca.edu/mfa
or call 207 699 5030.