Artists Talk: Emily Erb
Today, I have another artist interview for you! A few weeks ago, I had a fascinating talk with Emily Erb. She had some really thought provoking things to say about the MFA. Check out an excerpt below and don’t forget to read the full interview here. Q: Tell me a little bit out the ideas behind your work and what you hope to convey to your audience. EE: Well it’s on silk and generally...
The Floor is Open
After my last post, I wanted to give everyone the option to respond. So tell me, what do you think is the purpose of the MFA?
What is the MFA?
Because of all the research I’ve been doing for this exhibition, I’ve been thinking about this question a lot lately. The College Art Association, which was founded in 1911 in order to promote excellence in the scholarship and teaching of the visual arts, says this about the MFA: “The master of fine arts (MFA) degree in studio art and design is the recognized terminal degree in...
Artists Talk: Erica Prince
I realized that I never formally introduced myself. I’m Mollie Armstrong, curatorial intern at the DCCA. I’m a junior Art History major with a minor in Material Culture Studies at the University of Delaware. Today, I want to share with you one of my favorite things about working on this Biennial. Can you take a guess? The artists of course! In preparation for the Biennial’s...
Hi again, I mentioned earlier that 22 artists are exhibiting in the DCCA’s 2011 Biennial, Masters of the Visual Universe. Here’s an update on who those artists are… The MFA artists include: Emily Erb (Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts) Jill Fannon (University of Maryland, Baltimore County) Sean Glover (Carnegie Mellon) Elizabeth Hamilton (Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine...
If you’re reading this, it means that you’ve stumbled upon the Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts’ blog for the upcoming 2011 Biennial. Curated by Maiza Hixson, the Biennial runs from October 7, 2011 to February 5, 2012. This year’s Biennial, entitled Masters of the Visual Universe, is a juried group exhibition featuring emerging artists who are enrolled in Masters...