UPCOMING EXHIBITIONS & EVENTS AT THE SU ART GALLERIES
We have lots of exciting programming scheduled for the upcoming months. Please check back for updated information as event dates/times draw near, OR if you would like our information to come to you, join our mailing list!
Exhibition: Electro Kinetic Grammar, Angel Nevarez & Valerie Tevere August 26 – October 19 Electronic Gallery, A performance turned installation, Nevarez and Tevere combine scientific methods with artistic practice. The artist’s/drummer’s body will be the connection between the musician/artist mind-body complex, repetition, drumming styles, and how this physical activity can be translated through the use of monitoring mechanisms into data, diagrams, spectral images, and other visual forms.
Performance: Tatsuya Nakatani Thursday, September 19, 8pm Downtown Campus; Join us for a percussion performance by Tatsuya Nakatani. A native of Osaka, Japan, Nakatani has performed solo extensively across the United States and around the world. His music has been described as “inorganic, industrial-like noises juxtaposed in the same breath as organic and lush nature-like sounds.”
Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting, September 20, 5-6 pm, Downtown Campus.“The new SU Art Galleries — Downtown Campus provides a unique opportunity for us to better connect with the community off campus, and to extend our programming out into the city,” said Liz Kauffman, galleries director. “We will be showing exciting engaging artwork by artists from across the country in this space. In addition, we are actively seeking out ways to expand the presence of the arts on the Eastern Shore through area partnerships and direct interaction with the public.” Please join us for a festive ribbon cutting for our grand opening of our new Downtown Campus space, 118 & 120 North Division Street.
Closing Reception: This Land & The Water Business Third Friday, September 20, 5 – 8pm, University Gallery & Downtown Campus, Join us for light fare and drinks to celebrate the closing of these two exhibitions. Shuttle service between galleries provided.
Exhibition: Marked, Recent Works by SU Art Department Faculty September 30 – October 26 , University Gallery, Marked is a themed exhibition, showcasing the faculty’s artistic practices. This show gives the campus and the community the chance to see the impact that the faculty has on it’s students, and vice versa. Faculty exhibiting include Elizabeth Kauffman, Edward Brown, James Hill, Marjorie Hill, Jeanne Anderton, Paul Flexner, Jinchul Kim, Sally Molenda, John Mosher, Gary Brotman, Carl Goldhagen, Jessica Cross, Pamela Olszewski, Dean Peterson, William Rogers, Steve Durow, Evan Fitzgerald, Corinne Beardsley and David Gladden. The show is curated by Galleries Manager Marisa Sage.
Exhibition: Rural, Marty Weishaar , October 4 – November 8 , Downtown Campus, Using the beautiful, yet crude, elements of cardboard and colored tape, along with greeting cards, mashed-up paintings, drawings and other found elements, Weishaar creates an informative study of a community dealing with an ecological and humanitarian crisis cause by mountain top coal mining in West Virginia.
Exhibition: Aaron Miller, In Support of Luxury, October 4 – November 8, Downtown Campus . This New York based artist links two disparate worlds; the mining industries of Wyoming and the sophistication of the 19th century upper classes in sumptuous and beautiful work that is as thought-provoking as it is seductive. Miller inserts the industrail product of coal directly into parlors and luxury goods, products that have been coal’s ultimate destination since the industrial revolution.
Opening Reception: Rural & In Support of Luxury, Friday, October 4, 6pm Downtown Campus, Join us for light fare and drinks to celebrate the opening of these two exhibitions.
Lecture: Marty Weishaar, Friday, October 4, 5pm, Downtown Campus, The artist discusses his career, his artwork, and his project on view at the SU Art Galleries Downtown Campus.
Panel Discussions: Art Department Faculty , Tuesday & Thursday, October 8 & 10, 3:30pm , University Gallery Art department faculty will discuss their artwork, inspiration, and thoughts on art making; moderated by Marisa Sage.
Reception: Marked, Recent Works by SU Art Department Faculty , Friday, October 11, 5pm University Gallery , The Music Department of Salisbury University will be having their faculty recital at 5:00 pm in Fulton Hall 111, with the reception of both the concert and the gallery show to follow in the University Gallery. Refreshments will be served.
Lecture: Angel Nevarez & Valerie Tevere, Electro Kinetic Grammar , Thursday, October 17, 5pm, Fulton Hall 111 , Nevarez and Tevere will be discussing their show in the Electronic Gallery, as well as discussing their future plans.
Exhibition: 49th Biannual Senior Art Show, Fine Arts, November 6 – 19 University Gallery , Graduating senior fine art majors display their work.
Reception & Awards Ceremony: 49th Biannual Senior Art Show, Fine Arts, Friday, November 15, 6-8pm, University Gallery , Refreshments will be served and student awards will be announced.
Exhibition: 49th Biannual Senior Art Show, Graphic Design, November 25th-December 11th, University Gallery, Graduating senior graphic design and illustration majors display their work.
Opening Reception: City of Tiny Lights, Third Friday, November 15, 5 – 8pm, Downtown Campus, Join us for light fare and drinks to celebrate the opening of this exhibition.
Lecture: Kimberly Dow Thursday, December 5, 5pm , Fulton Hall 111, S.U. alumni Dow talks about her award winning career in marketing and graphic design. Dow discusses life post-graduation in the world of marketing and design. She is the owner of Kalico Design in Frederick, MD, which focuses on projects that promote healthy living. Her work has been recognized by the American Advertising Federation, Graphic Design USA Magazine, and many more.
Reception & Awards Ceremony: 49th Biannual Senior Art Show, Graphic Design, Friday, December 6, 6-8pm, University Gallery , Refreshments will be served and student awards will be announced.