Reunion Show At Fayerweather Gallery Opens Nov. 7
October 28, 2003 --
Friday, Nov. 7 – Wednesday, Nov.
Opening reception, Friday, Nov. 7, 5 p.m.
“Aunspaugh, 1984-2003” will open at U.Va’s Fayerweather Gallery
on Friday, Nov. 7, and run through Wednesday, Nov. 26. The show features works
by past and present Aunspaugh Fellows, a program that grants outstanding studio
art students an opportunity to remain at University of Virginia a year after
graduation as fifth-year interns.
program has been very successful,” said studio art professor
Dean Dass. As part of the program, the fifth-year fellows create portfolios
to graduate school. “We’ve been placing them in top art schools,” Dass
exhibit will open with a lecture by Rosemarie Fiore, a 1995 Aunspaugh
Fellow and acclaimed artist working in New York City. Fiore
about her work,
which focuses on the relationship between man and technology. A reception
will follow her 5 p.m. talk.
credits the program with providing her time and space to create
a focused body of work.
program supported and encouraged me to become an artist,” she
returned to U.Va. to teach for a year after she received an M.F.A.
from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
artists whose work will be exhibited include Nellie Appleby;
an M.F.A. student in the creative writing
program at the
University of Washington;
Maggie Booth, currently studying in the University of Iowa’s
number-1-ranked graduate printmaking program; Thomas Doran,
who received and M.F.A. from the
Tyler School of Art, and Jonathan Durham, who received an M.F.A.
from UCLA — both
currently teaching at U.Va.; Laurie Edwards; Sara Hutson; John
Leahy; Judith Leeman; Roland Lusk, currently studying at Cranbrook
Academy of Art; Leora Sheridan;
Marc Snyder; and Marti Hayken.
Saturday, Nov. 8, participating Aunspaugh artists will give a
series of gallery talks in Fayerweather
details about the exhibit or talks, call the McIntire Department
of Art, (434) 924-6123.
Jane Ford, (434) 924-4298