Six Pack: Working Abs , curated by Hannah Israel combines six painters who utilize nature, technology, and psychology in works that combine digital and conventional media and play with spatial reconfigurations. The artists participating in the exhibition, Mathew Zefeldt, Jon Barwick, Laurel Farrin, Dan Devening, Frances Barth, and Douglas Degges, exercise the themes of abstraction to revive the nonobjective aesthetic and concepts as a way to explore our contemporary world. Exhibition on view: September 4 – October 5, 2012. Panel of Discussion: September 11, 5:30 – 6:30, moderator: Orion Wertz, followed by a reception
Model Corporate Citizen – Dr. Bret Lefler, artist and educator with CSU Department of Art, will be showing his recent work in the Illges Gallery Project Space. This new body of work questions the function of branding as a means to empower the individual. Lefler’s work embodies intangible concepts and ideas of Art as a commodity by transforming them into material goods capable of being marketed, sold, and collected. Exhibition will on view: September 4 – October 5, 2012, Reception for Bret Lefler, September 18, 4:30 - 6 pm
The Norman Shannon and Emmy Lou P. Illges Gallery
The Norman Shannon and Emmy Lou P. Illges Gallery is located in the Corn Center for the Visual Arts. It occupies 3,250 square feet with 20-foot ceilings. The gallery has been designed to accommodate professional art exhibitions as well as student exhibitions such as the annual Senior Thesis exhibition. The gallery program presents 6 – 8 exhibitions per year, both national and international in scope, often with accompanying lectures and gallery talks. The Illges Gallery is free and open to the public.
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Illges Gallery, Corn Center for the Visual Arts, 6 West 10th Street (Use Front Street Entrance)
The Bay Gallery is located in the secured common area of the Corn Center for the Visual Arts Building. Bay Gallery is a 1,500 square foot exhibition space for student exhibitions, community outreach programs, and for teaching support. Like the Illges Gallery, this space has excellent track lighting, 20-foot ceilings and movable walls. Exhibition receptions and special events are open to the public.
The Fulcrum Gallery is the fulfillment of a long-held desire to expand our community outreach by establishing a high visibility exhibition space in Columbus’s thriving Uptown district. Fulcrum’s location as a small window-front space provides the public exciting contemporary arts 24/7 while providing information about public programming offered by the Department. Exhibitions are visible from the sidewalk on Broadway.
Gallery 4 is a foyer space at the entrance to the Art History lecture hall in the Carpenters Building, a restored mid-century Carpenters Union Hall. This gallery hosts displays of artwork from the CSU Permanent Collection as well as student exhibitions. Exhibitions are visible from the sidewalk on 9th Street.
The CSU Student Bookstore hosts and manages ArtStore, a sales gallery for current art students and alumni. Conveniently located on Broadway in Uptown Columbus, this space presents some of the best student artwork representing all studio disciplines in a revolving format. Open during regular bookstore hours.
CSU Art on Campus Program
The Art on Campus Program provides high quality works of art from the CSU Permanent Collection displayed throughout the Main University Campus as well as the RiverPark Campus. This program is managed by the Department of Art.
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