Feb 26, 2019 | Art Installation Series, Past Art Installations
Embracing the concept of the library as a laboratory, the Mandeville Gallery and the Schaffer Library at Union College annually present the Art Installation Series in an effort to shift the visual arts from a gallery setting into a public space. Juan Hinojosa is the sixth featured artist in the Art Installation Series. Hinojosa finds inspiration from the glamour of fashion magazines, television, and the lifestyle associated with New York City, but he questions our desires to be part of this world.
Jun 13, 2018 | Art Installation Series, Past Art InstallationsArt Installation Series: For Freedoms: 50 State Initiative September 18, 2018 – March 21, 2019 Utilizing the green space located in front of Schaffer Library, the Mandeville Gallery held a Lawn Sign Event on September 17, 2018, as part of the For Freedoms: 50...
Dec 8, 2016 | Art Installation Series, Past Art Installations
Stacey Robinson is the fifth featured artist in the Art Installation Series, an effort by the Mandeville Gallery and the Schaffer Library to shift the visual arts from a gallery setting into a public space. His work discusses ideas of “Black Utopias” as spaces of peace away from colonial influence by considering Black protest movements and the art movements that document(ed) them.
Feb 24, 2016 | Art Installation Series, Past Art Installations
My art installation, By the Patterns, involves wallpapers, stencils and wall painting of complex patterns, icons and design motifs. The patterns in these motifs are representations of cultures and political realities. Wallpapers are digitally designed, incorporating abstract geometrical elements and decorative motifs from Western and Eastern cultures. The combination of different wall-decorating techniques echoes the similar strategies employed in my paintings, but on a much larger scale.
Dec 3, 2015 | Art Installation Series, Past Art Installations
Based on the highly successful Art Installation Series currently on display in the Schaffer Library, artist Georgie Friedman was invited to create a site-specific video installation piece exclusively for the atrium area of the Peter Irving Wold Center.
Feb 21, 2015 | Art Installation Series, Past Art Installations
Jennifer Williams’ large-scale site-responsive photographic installations are visual interpretations of urban morphology evident from a pedestrian viewpoint within specific neighborhoods. Through layered compositions she addresses the non-linearity of physical change in modern cities.
Feb 20, 2015 | Art Installation Series, Past Art Installations
Aliene de Souza Howell is the first artist to partake in the Art Installation Series in the Schaffer Library Learning Commons, an effort to shift the visual arts from a gallery setting and into a public space. Once a year, a contemporary artist will be invited to create an art installation piece for the Schaffer Library Learning Commons. Students, staff, faculty and the public will be able to view the artist at work, observe the creative process in real time, and informally interact with the artist as s/he creates.