ART DEPARTMENT NEWS
In Spring 2014, Joel Tauber’s video art students worked with David Finn’s sculpture students to produce ambitious and exciting sculpture-video installations. They were presented in a large off campus space at 505 Baity Street in Winston-Salem, NC and celebrated in the event “Officially Underground” at the end of the semester.
The Student Art Exhibition is meant to showcase a strong group of students and work submitted said Paul Bright, director of the Charlotte and Philip Hanes Art Gallery and one of the judges. During the exhibition’s opening reception, six students were awarded a $100 Hanes Gallery Award and pieces by additional student artists were selected more »
On March 27 2014, Assistant Professor Joel Tauber’s video art students projected their work on the exterior walls of Campus Grounds at Wake Forest University. JOLT featured 2-channel video art projects and single channel experimental films.
We speak often about teacher-scholars at Wake Forest: people who artfully combine a love for educating and challenging students with a passion for academics and scholarship. There is no better example of the teacher-scholar ideal than Dr. Margaret “Peggy” Supplee Smith, the 2014 Medallion of Merit recipient.
Joel Tauber talked about his upcoming art installation and feature film, The Sharing Project, on WFDD radio with David Ford. Listen to the 4-minute story and the 19 minute story. And, check out the preview video and more at thesharingproject.net.
With his assassination fifty years ago, President Kennedy became the Cold War’s most famous victim. Befitting the conflict’s secret ruses and double agents, the assassination was, from the start, rife with proliferating conspiracy theories. It is in this context of interpretative fancy that we must consider two paintings featuring Jacqueline Kennedy created in the aftermath more »
She presents a compelling case that ski resorts are a distinctly American type of architecture and one worthy of study. It’s just what you’d expect from Smith: to draw you into something and leave you captivated.»
Casa Artom, Wake Forest’s residential study center on Venice’s Grand Canal, became a gathering place for artists, curators, collectors and art critics during the opening of La Biennale di Venezia this summer. Students and alumni had the opportunity to discuss works of art with key members of the international art community at an event organized more »
“The opportunity to be a part of this show is a true testament to the nature of the liberal arts education that Wake Forest provides. Even though I am not studying studio art, I have had the opportunity to experiment in the arts, and I feel encouraged by seeing my work displayed in a real more »
The “Big Tent,” a collaborative community art project between Wake Forest students and local high school students, was set up on Wake Forest’s Reynolda Campus for the first time on March 27 outside the Z. Smith Reynolds Library.