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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.

2016

Luke Ahern
Visiting Artists
Wednesday, March 30, 2016 to Friday, April 1, 2016

Visiting Assistant Professor Luke Ahern will exhibit his work and host an artist's talk.

Posted Date: March 28, 2016

2015

Jennifer Hansen Gard
Visiting Artists

Jennifer Hansen Gard – artist talk Nov. 18 4:30pm – Bryant Arts Center 305

Posted Date: November 2, 2015
Mariah Robertson
Visiting Artists

Mariah Robertson-Artist talk October 29 6:30pm - Knapp Performance Space

Posted Date: October 26, 2015
Tom Berenz
Visiting Artists

Tom Berenz - artist talk Nov 11 6:30pm Higley Auditorium

Posted Date: October 26, 2015
Melissa Vogley
Visiting Artists

Melissa Vogley-Woods – Exhibition “Opaque” @ Denison Museum Oct 20 – Oct 30 – exhibition opening and artist talk “Opaque: The female body as author/subject and other unbearable conditions.” Oct 20 6:30pm Denison Museum

Posted Date: October 15, 2015
Sage Lewis
Visiting Artists

Sage Lewis – exhibition “Material Inference” @ Denison Museum Oct 6 – 13 – exhibition closing and artist talk “Material Inference” Oct 13 6:30pm @ Denison Museum

Posted Date: October 1, 2015
Visiting Artists
Monday, April 13, 2015
7:00 PM

The Department of Studio Art welcomes Tania El Khoury for an artist's talk.

Posted Date: April 10, 2015
Artist Talk - Jen Davis
Visiting Artists
Monday, March 9, 2015
6:30 PM

Vail Visiting Artist Jen Davis will be giving an artist talk on Monday, March 9th, at 6:30pm in Higley Auditorium.

Posted Date: February 23, 2015
Shelley Thorstensen
Visiting Artists
Wednesday, March 4, 2015
6:30 PM to 8:00 PM

Vail Visiting Artist Shelley Thorstensen will be giving an artist talk on Wednesday, March 4th, at 6:30pm in the Knapp Performance Space.

Posted Date: February 22, 2015

2014

Jacob Ciocci
Visiting Artists
Monday, April 14, 2014
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Jacob Ciocci is a founding member of the Paper Rad art collective and the performance group Extreme Animals.

Posted Date: March 27, 2014
tina
Visiting Artists
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Tina Kukielski is co-curator of the 2013 Carnegie International, with Dan Byers and Daniel Baumann.

Posted Date: March 27, 2014
Ben
Visiting Artists
Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Ben Kinsley‘s projects have ranged from choreographing a neighborhood intervention into Google Street View, directing surprise theatrical performances inside the homes of strangers, organizing a paranormal concert series, staging a royal protest, investigating feline utopia, collecting put-down jokes from around the world, and planting a buried treasure in the streets of Mexico City (yet to be found).

Posted Date: March 25, 2014
Lenka
Visiting Artists
Tuesday, March 11, 2014
7:00 PM

Lenka Clayton is a British conceptual artist whose work considers, exaggerates and alters the accepted rules of everyday life, extending the familiar into the realms of the poetic and absurd.

Posted Date: March 5, 2014

2013

Ohad Meromi detail
Visiting Artists
Thursday, November 21, 2013
6:30 PM

Born in Israel, Meromi currently lives and works in New York City, where he is represented by Harris Lieberman Gallery.

Posted Date: November 14, 2013
Visiting Artists
Tuesday, November 12, 2013
7:30 PM

Artist Talk – X. Andrade (b. Ecuador) lives in New York and works in Ecuador.

Posted Date: November 6, 2013
Jennifer Nuss image
Visiting Artists
Friday, November 1, 2013
4:30 PM

Vail Visiting Artist Jennifer Nuss will be giving a talk Nov. 1st. She has exhibited her paintings nationally and internationally. 

Posted Date: October 31, 2013
Alison Bechdel
Visiting Artists
Tuesday, October 22, 2013

A lecture by cartoonist and writer Alison Bechdel, presenting her life and work as a cartoonist and writer.

Posted Date: September 22, 2013
the event of a thread, 2012
Visiting Artists
Tuesday, April 9, 2013
6:30 PM

Internationally renowned visual artist creates sensory large-scale multi-media installations. 

Posted Date: May 14, 2013
Jennifer Anable
Visiting Artists
Monday, April 29, 2013
7:00 PM

Jennifer's work is the confluence of architectural environments and personal strategies involving place and space.

Posted Date: April 1, 2013
Charles Fairbanks
Visiting Artists
Thursday, March 7, 2013
7:00 PM

Charles Fairbanks is a wrestler and filmmaker.

Posted Date: March 1, 2013
Art & Politics poster
Visiting Artists
Thursday, February 21, 2013
7:00 PM

The spark that sets the prairie on fire

Posted Date: February 15, 2013

2012

Peter Welz
Visiting Artists
Thursday, November 1, 2012
7:00 PM

German artist Peter Welz shared his work, in which he fuses sculpture and architecture with his interest in the figure through video projections.

Posted Date: November 18, 2012
glenn ligon image
Visiting Artists
Saturday, November 10, 2012

Glenn Ligon spoke on his work as an artist who explores race, language, desire and identity on Thursday, Nov. 10, in the auditorium of Denison University’s Herrick Hall.

Posted Date: November 1, 2012
Leeza Meksin detail
Visiting Artists
Thursday, November 1, 2012
7:00 PM

Artist Leeza Meksin screened her documentary “Balka” and talked about the experience of producing the film.

Posted Date: November 1, 2012
Pearl C. Hsiung detail
Visiting Artists
Thursday, November 1, 2012
7:00 PM

Los Angeles based Artist Pearl C Hsiung talked about her paintings and videos on November 1st .

Posted Date: October 28, 2012
Melissa Woods
Visiting Artists
Friday, October 12, 2012 to Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Columbus based artist Melissa Vogley Woods maintains a diverse multidisciplinary practice that crosses between painting, drawing, sculpture, video and installation.

Posted Date: October 1, 2012
Roman Luther
Visiting Artists
Thursday, October 4, 2012
7:00 PM

Dona Nelson”s paintings can be identified by its bold use of color and experimentation with texture.

Posted Date: September 12, 2012
detail stick rod
Visiting Artists
Saturday, September 29, 2012

Ohio native, Michael Stickrod, artist and visiting professor of Photography and New Media, mounted an exhibition in the Bryant Arts Center Gallery, that ran from Dec 7th- January 20th, 2012. Michael also presented an artist talk on Thursday, Sept. 29, in the Cinema Building.

Posted Date: September 1, 2012
Video Art from Colombia
Visiting Artists
Thursday, March 8, 2012

Visiting curator Miguel González exhibited a selection of video art by young Colombian artists.

Posted Date: February 8, 2012
Heather Rowe installation
Visiting Artists
Friday, February 17, 2012
4:00 PM

Artist-in-residence, New York based sculptor Heather Rowe, gave an artist talk at 4:00 p.m. on Friday, February 17th, in the Cinema House screening room.  Co-sponsors of the talk were the Vail Visiting Artist and Studio Art Programs.

Posted Date: February 1, 2012