Lunchtime Artist Talk: Explorations in Text & Image with Mary Phelan

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Add to Calendar 2021-11-10 12:00:00 2021-11-10 13:00:00 Lunchtime Artist Talk: Explorations in Text & Image with Mary Phelan Lunchtime Artist Talk: Explorations im Text & Image with Mary Phelan Wednesday November 10, 12:00 – 1:00 pm Attendance is virtual only. Join Zoom Meeting:https://smcm.zoom.us/j/81919525262 Meeting ID: 819 1952 5262 Passcode: 597400 In this artist talk, Mary Phelan will present her creative work in printmaking and book art that portrays the geography of loss in images exploring the transition between darkness and light. Selecting fragments of images and reworking them produces an ambiguous moment where the image feels both recognizable and unknowable. The metaphoric visualization of this transition between life and death creates a sense of meaning and wonder. Artist House Residency: Nov 1 – Dec 15, 2021 Biography Phelan is professor emerita at University of the Arts where she was awarded the Cynthia Iliff Koehler Award for Distinguished Teaching. She was co-founder and served as director of the MFA Book Arts + Printmaking program and has been the coordinator in the undergraduate Fine Arts, Expanded Drawing and Print Media program. She received her MA in printmaking from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a BS in art education from the College of Saint Rose. Her work has been exhibited nationally and internationally and been collected by many museums, libraries and universities, including the Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Egypt, the New York Public Library, and the Victoria and Albert Museum in London. Primarily working in prints and book art her work portrays the geography of loss through images exploring the transition between darkness and light. After receiving a Visiting Scholar Residency, she conducted research at the American Academy in Rome. Phelan has regularly taught workshops including at Penland School of Craft, Women’s Studio Workshop and the Artist/Teacher Institute. She has curated numerous exhibitions on contemporary book arts. Phelan has served as a board officer and member of the American Printing History Association and the College Book Art Association national organizations, and the Print Center and Second State Press in Philadelphia.www.maryphelan.org   Dept. of Art & Art History Sue Johnson America/New_York public
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Lunchtime Artist Talk: Explorations im Text & Image with Mary Phelan

Wednesday November 10, 12:00 – 1:00 pm
Attendance is virtual only.

Join Zoom Meeting:
https://smcm.zoom.us/j/81919525262
Meeting ID: 819 1952 5262
Passcode: 597400

In this artist talk, Mary Phelan will present her creative work in printmaking and book art that portrays the geography of loss in images exploring the transition between darkness and light. Selecting fragments of images and reworking them produces an ambiguous moment where the image feels both recognizable and unknowable. The metaphoric visualization of this transition between life and death creates a sense of meaning and wonder.

Artist House Residency: Nov 1 – Dec 15, 2021

Biography
Phelan is professor emerita at University of the Arts where she was awarded the Cynthia Iliff Koehler Award for Distinguished Teaching. She was co-founder and served as director of the MFA Book Arts + Printmaking program and has been the coordinator in the undergraduate Fine Arts, Expanded Drawing and Print Media program. She received her MA in printmaking from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a BS in art education from the College of Saint Rose.

Her work has been exhibited nationally and internationally and been collected by many museums, libraries and universities, including the Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Egypt, the New York Public Library, and the Victoria and Albert Museum in London. Primarily working in prints and book art her work portrays the geography of loss through images exploring the transition between darkness and light. After receiving a Visiting Scholar Residency, she conducted research at the American Academy in Rome.

Phelan has regularly taught workshops including at Penland School of Craft, Women’s Studio Workshop and the Artist/Teacher Institute. She has curated numerous exhibitions on contemporary book arts. Phelan has served as a board officer and member of the American Printing History Association and the College Book Art Association national organizations, and the Print Center and Second State Press in Philadelphia.
www.maryphelan.org

 

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