Video and press release from previous exhibits
Re-Riding History: From the Southern Plains to the Matanzas Bay
Curated by Emily Arthur, Marwin Begaye and John Hitchcock
January 16 to February 28, 2015
Edgar Heap of Birds, For Grandpa, Many Magpies, 2014, monoprint. Courtesy of the artist.
The exhibition and symposium are generously supported through a grant from The Community Foundation for Northeast Florida.
Department of Art and Design Faculty Exhibition
March 6 – April 17, 2015
Art Walk: Friday, April 3, 5 to 9pm
Our current exhibition of new work by full time faculty in our Department of Art and Design includes work by Luciana Gassett, Diana Lodi, Don Martin, Laura Mongiovi, Patrick Moser, Sara Pedigo, Leslie Robison, and Chris Smith and Natalie Stephenson, encompassing print and digital graphic design, painting, drawing, printmaking, video, performance, sculpture and installation.
BFA and BA Portfolio Exhibition Spring 2015
April 30 – May 2, 2015
Image: Catherine Pinyot, BA candidate
May 15 - June 19, 2015
Image: Rebecca Hoadley, "Bungalow," 2014, Oil on canvas, courtesy of the artist
The works in the exhibition will encompass painting, drawing, sculpture, photography, video, performance and installation, by a diverse group of artists who reflect the ever-changing and forward thinking nature of Flagler College’s fine art curriculum over the past 30 years.
Artists include: Brianna Angelakis, Matthew Batty, Brad Brewer, Jeremy Dean, Rachel de Cuba, Amelia Eldridge, Kasha Fahy, Daniel Florez, Chuck Foster, Morgan Gesell Mudryk, Rebecca Hoadley, Charlotte Holmes Murray, Rachael Horne, Maja Hydbom, Kevin Mahoney, Russell Maycumber, Derek O’Brien, Roberto Ortiz, Aly Schaper, Joe Segal, Theresa Segal, Grace Shipman, Valerie Sloan, Tara Stephens, Ryan Tempro, Zach Thomas, and Andrew Wilson.
About the Juror
Kristan Kennedy is an artist, curator and educator. She lives and works in Portland, Oregon. For the last decade, Kennedy has held the position of Visual Art Curator at the Portland Institute for Contemporary Art (PICA), focusing on commissioning new work by international emerging artists in the form of large-scale, site-specific installations and solo projects that exist at the borders of genres. Kennedy takes an expansive view of visual art; in addition to presenting the plastic arts, she organizes music, performance art, publications, and new media projects as part of PICA’s year-round programming and for the organization’s annual Time-Based Art Festival. Beyond her curatorial projects, Kennedy oversees the Precipice Fund, a grant for artist-run organizations and collaborative projects in Portland, Oregon, as part of the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts’ Regional Regranting Program.
As an artist Kennedy is represented by Fourteen30 Contemporary, Portland, Oregon. Recent solo exhibitions include “Kristan Kennedy meets a clock” (Soloway, Brooklyn, NY). Other exhibitions include “All Summer in a Day” (Fourteen30 Contemporary, Portland); “OO,” curated by Rob Halverson (Misako & Rosen, Tokyo); and Kristan Kennedy & Gunta Stolzl (Zzzzzzz, New York).
Kennedy currently teaches Contemporary Art History at Portland State University, where she also organizes their MFA Visiting Artist Program and Lecture Series. She sits on the advisory board for the Headlands Center for the Arts and is the former Board President of the Independent Publishing Resource Center. Kennedy has served as a juror, panelist, and advisor to several foundations and granting organizations, including Creative Capital, The Regional Arts and Culture Council, and Southern Exposure’s Alternate Exposure Grants among others.