Christine Licata (ACW Class of 2008) has co-curated an exhibition for Taller Boricua titled “See What I Mean,” that has been extended till January 29, 2011 at the Julia de Burgos Latino Cultural Center at 1680 Lexington Avenue, between 105th and 106th Streets in New York City. Bringing together visual artists and Nuyorican poets, this exhibition explores the elastic nature of verbal and visual language. Taller Boricua/The Puerto Rican Workshop is a 40-year-old artist-run nonprofit art and gallery and multidisciplinary cultural space in El Barrio. For more information, go to http://www.tallerboricua.org
PAJ: A Journal of Art and Performance has just published a condensed version of Patricia Milder’s (ACW 2010) MFA thesis, “Teaching as Art: The Contemporary Lecture-Performance”
PAJ: A Journal of Art and Performance has just published a condensed version of Patricia Milder’s (ACW 2010) MFA thesis, “Teaching as Art: The Contemporary Lecture-Performance,” in the current issue (97, 2011, pp. 13-27). It deals with works by the Bruce High Quality Foundation, Jérome Bel, the National Theater of the United States of America, and Sharon Hayes, among others. Patricia is currently Managing Art Editor for the Brooklyn Rail and writes regularly on art and dance for the Rail and Art Critical.
Art Criticism alumnus Alyssa Timin (graduating class of 2009) is now Managing Editor of the Journal of Philosophy at Columbia University. She was formally hired in July after serving as Acting Managing Editor for the first half of 2010.
Art Criticism and Writing alumni Kara Rooney (graduating class of 2009) has been a monthly contributor to the Brooklyn Rail for a while and she was just made a Managing Editor.
Since graduating from SVA in 2008, Sophie Landres has served as the director of Mireille Mosler gallery, curated several art shows independent of the gallery, participated in the Creative Capitol Arts Writing Workshop and wrote several art reviews for various publications including the Brooklyn Rail and Wild Magazine. This Fall she began a PhD program at Stony Brook University in Art History.
Art Criticism and Writing alumni Jeff Edwards frequently has articles and essays published in the magazine, ArtPulse. Check out his latest, Sharon Hayes: Love is Just a Battle Away.
Art Criticism and Wiring alumni Lita Talarico (graduating class of 2007) has co-authored another book, Graphic; Inside the Sketchbooks of the World’s Great Graphic Designers published by Thames + Hudson. Other books co-authored by Lita are, Design School Confidential: Extraordinary Class Projects from International Design Schools, Published by Rockport Publishers, Inc. 2009 and, The Design Entrepreneur; Turning Graphic Design into Goods that Sell, Rockport Publishers, Inc., 2008.
Jee-Young Maeng, who graduated in 2007, curated an exhibition at Doosan Gallery in Chelsea, “Subtle Anxiety: This Is How You Feel Now,” from July 15-August 14, 2010, and wrote the catalogue essay. The show features the work of three young artists who graduated this year from MFA programs at Columbia, NYU, and SVA.
Second-year student Aimee Walleston recently interviewed author and art critic Dave Hickey for The New York Times “This Moment” blog. You can read it here.