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Summer art celebration

July 19, 2013

Summer art celebration

July 19, 2013

As the end of July nears, activity in the Summer Studio Art Program heats up, with an opening reception for the 2013 Summer Art Faculty Exhibition and additional talks in the Brown Bag Lunch series.

The opening reception for the art faculty show is scheduled from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, July 25, in the Schick Art Gallery, Saisselin Art Building. Admission is free and open to the public.

Palermo, My Little Complex

(My) Little Complex (View 1), Vicky
Palermo, s
ilicone rubber, 10 in. x 6 in.
x 7.5 in. Palermo will participate in the
2013 Summer Art Faculty Exhibition at
the Schick Art Gallery.

The exhibition, scheduled through Aug. 2, features an engaging mix of materials and styles by artists participating in the Summer Studio Art Program. Artists connected to the program are both year-round Skidmore faculty as well as visiting artists. This year the exhibit includes paintings, prints, sculpture, photographs, fibers, drawings, and ceramics by the following: David Bradford, RJ Calabrese, Emilie Clark, Terry Conrad, Adam Daily, Katie DeGroot, Jane Fine, John Galt, Cynthia Barbone Golde, David Gyscek, Vicky Palermo, Lauren Sandler, Paul Sattler, and Elizabeth Terhune.

Lectures in the Brown Bag Lunch series are open to Summer Studio Art Program participants. Each talk begins at 12:30 p.m. in Saisselin Art Building, Room 308. Details follow:

Wednesday, July 24 — Vicky Palermo

A visiting assistant professor of studio art at Skidmore, where she earned a B.S. degree in art, Palermo teaches foundation design and sculpture. She has exhibited both two- and three-dimensional works in gallery and art venues across the country. She holds an M.F.A. degree from Bennington College.

Barbone, Golde

Golde, Cynthia Barbone, panel from the
series Luminosities, linen weaving,
84 in. x 14 in. Barbone will participate
in the 2013 Summer Art Faculty Exhibition
at the Schick Art Gallery.

Monday, July 29 — Cynthia Barbone

An award-winning fiber artist, Barbone says, “I have continually used the duality of the hidden and exposed to explore a physical and emotion sense of place.  My sources are derived from immediate surroundings, travels and my own body as self-portrait.” She earned a B.S. degree at the SUNY College at Oneonta and pursued additional study at the Penland School of Crafts before earning an M.F.A. degree at the California College of the Arts.

Wednesday, July 31 — Adam Daily

Daily’s work spans a variety of media and techniques, including painting, photography, and collage. He often combines digital and handmade processes to create new and unique work. In 2011 he won a New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship in Digital/Electronic Arts for a body of work combining photography, painting, and collage. His most recent exhibition was at the Governors Island Art Fair on Governors Island. Daily earned a B.S. degree at Skidmore and an M.F.A. degree at the University at Albany, State University of New York.

Skidmore's Summer Studio Art Program is under the direction of Katie DeGroot and sponsored by the Office of the Dean of Special Programs.

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