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Visiting Artists

In recent years the Vail Visiting Artist program has enabled us to host well-known artists from a variety of disciplines. Visiting artists present their work in public lectures, demonstrations during the creation of an original work of art or through an exhibition in one of our galleries.

Adam Brouillette
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Monday, February 2, 2009 to Monday, March 2, 2009

Adam Brouillette, was artist and entrepreneur-in-residence throughout the months of February and March 2009.

Posted Date: December 31, 2008
Timothy Berg
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Wednesday, January 28, 2009 to Friday, January 30, 2009

Vail Visiting Artist Timothy Berg was in residence at Denison from January 28 through the 30th.

Posted Date: November 14, 2008
Jeffry Mitchell
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Monday, December 1, 2008 to Thursday, December 11, 2008

Sculptor, printmaker, painter and conceptual artist Jeffry Mitchell was at Denison from December 1 through 11, 2008 as a Vail Visiting Artist in residence.

Posted Date: November 1, 2008
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Thursday, February 28, 2008

Miguel Gonzalez, curator of the Museo La Tertulia in Cali, Columbia, was in residence at Denison from February 25th through the 29th. 

Posted Date: February 19, 2008
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Monday, February 4, 2008

Artist Jeffry Mitchell was in residence at Denison from February 1st through the 8th.

Posted Date: February 3, 2008
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Wednesday, November 7, 2007

Hilja Keading's video installations are the work of a contemporary artist who aims to evoke feelings of fear, desire, awe, beauty, and the complexities of the desire to give and receive love.

Posted Date: November 5, 2007
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Wednesday, November 28, 2007

Artist and OSU Professor Todd Slaughter spoke at Denison on Wednesday, November 28th in Chamberlin Lodge and returned to campus on Monday, December 3rd to visit and work with students.

Posted Date: November 5, 2007
Jeffrey Nilan
Visiting Artists
Wednesday, October 24, 2007

Photographer Jeffrey Nilan presented "2000 Pounds of Soil: Imagery from the Rural Midwest," on Tuesday, October 24 at 7:30 PM in Cleveland Annex 104.

Posted Date: August 9, 2007
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Friday, October 26, 2007

Artist Scot Kaplan presented "That's not art, it's not even pretty," on Thursday, October 26 at 7:30 PM in Cleveland Annex 104.

Posted Date: August 9, 2007
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Thursday, April 26, 2007

Monica Vorbeck is an Art History professor at the Universidad San Fransisco de Quito de Ecuador.

Posted Date: March 2, 2007
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Thursday, March 1, 2007 to Wednesday, April 4, 2007

Anya Liftig and Angus Galloway came to the department the week of March 27 through April 4 to work with the Studio Art Foundation classes.

Posted Date: January 23, 2007
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Monday, March 5, 2007 to Friday, March 9, 2007

German Artist Jorg Schlinke was at Denison from March 5 - March 9, 2007.

Posted Date: January 3, 2007
Paul Scott
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Sunday, March 18, 2007 to Thursday, March 22, 2007

British artist, writer and curator, Paul Scott was on campus March 18 - 22, 2007.

Posted Date: January 1, 2007
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Thursday, November 30, 2006

Alexander Masters presented "Stuart Shorter: Hostage Taker, Panhandler, Sociopathic Street Raconteur - An Important Man." He gave his presentation on November 30, 2006.

Posted Date: September 4, 2006
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Thursday, September 22, 2005

Artist Cynthia Greig shared her experience of concocting the identity and work of another artist in “An Imitation of Life: Inventing Isabelle Raymond” on September 22.

Posted Date: September 3, 2006
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Thursday, April 20, 2006

Joanna Grabski hosted several African speakers. They included Bekele Mekonnen who spoke to her class in March.

Posted Date: April 5, 2006
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Tuesday, April 25, 2006

Modou Dieng presented “Transgressions, African Contemporary Art and the Postcolonial World: The Work of Modou Dieng,” on April 25, 2006. He also visited the Digital Bookmaking and Print and Film classes.

Posted Date: April 2, 2006
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Sunday, April 2, 2006

Kathy Herbert came to campus from Ireland the week of  April 2 -7.

Posted Date: April 1, 2006
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Monday, March 27, 2006

Mariola Kwasek, a former Professor of Micaela Vivero, visited campus from March 27 - April 4. Born in Poland, Kwasek has been at the School of Contemporary Arts and Communication at Universidad San Francisco de Quito since 1988.

Posted Date: March 20, 2006
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Monday, February 20, 2006

Tania Bruguera, a Cuban artist whose work, performance and installations are shown internationally, presented “Documents of Behavior,” on Monday, February 20 to a packed audience. Professor Bruguera met with the Performance Art class and the Sculpture I class, and held individual student critiques.

Posted Date: February 12, 2006
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Thursday, February 16, 2006

Gordon Lee, Associate Professor of Fine Arts at the Columbus College of Art and Design concluded the series on February 16 at 7 PM with “Connection to Place in Contemporary Painting.”

Posted Date: February 6, 2006
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Thursday, February 16, 2006

Julie Taggart, Dean of Fine Arts and Associate Professor of Painting, Drawing and Color Theory, at the Columbus College of Art and Design

Posted Date: February 6, 2006
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Wednesday, November 9, 2005

From the University of Georgia, James Barsness visited campus November 9-12,2005.

Posted Date: November 2, 2005
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Saturday, November 5, 2005

Architect and planner Christopher Miller, from Judson College, Elgin, Illinois, made several presentations during his visit to campus November 4-5, 2005.

Posted Date: November 1, 2005
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Tuesday, November 1, 2005

Heather Williams served as a visiting artist/lecturer in the Real and Recorded Time class on November 1, 2005.

Posted Date: November 1, 2005
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Thursday, October 27, 2005

Originally from Argentina, but currently teaching in Florida, artist Sergio Vega was on campus from October 27-29, 2005. The title of his public lecture was, “Paradise in the New World,” as he uses the notion of earthly paradise as a recurring point of departure in his artwork. Sergio spoke in the Introduction to Art History class and did critiques in the Practicum class.

Posted Date: October 11, 2005
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Tuesday, October 4, 2005

In conjunction with “Contained,” new media artist Marlon Barrios Solano gave an artist talk on Tuesday, October 4 to students of the new media class as well as any others that wished to participate. 

Posted Date: October 1, 2005
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Saturday, September 17, 2005

Printmaker, Cesar Portilla, participated in the art department from September 12 through September 17, 2005.

Posted Date: September 5, 2005