Art and Art History Upcoming Events

Closing Reception for Caitlin Masley

Tue, Aug 27, 2019
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Biggin Hall

Artist Caitlin Masley will present a lecture on her work on Tuesday, August 27 at 5 p.m. in Biggin 005; a public reception in the gallery will follow. Masley holds a Masters of Fine Art from the University of Arizona and a Masters of Science in Design and Urban Ecology from Parsons/The New School. She is the recipient of several grants and fellowships, including an Emerging Artist Fellowship from the Socrates Sculpture Park, a Pollock-Krasner Fellowship, Puffin Foundation Grant and Foundation for Contemporary Art (emergency grant) and the LMCC Swing Space Grant and Residency among others. Masley has been artist-in-residence in Austria, Germany, Quebec, Norway and Switzerland, as well as had work included in group exhibitions at MOMA/PS1, Center for Built Environment, Storefront for Art and Architecture and site-specific solo exhibitions at McColl Center for Contemporary Art, Islip Museum, Urban Institute of Contemporary Art, HVcc Foundation, Kingston Museum of Contemporary Art and the HDLU Museum in Zagreb, Croatia. Masley’s work is included in the Pfizer Corporate Collection, Benaki Museum Collection, Holt Renfrew Collection, Progressive Corporate Collectionamoung others and many Private Collections. She is also the founder of studioMAPstudioSWAP which is part of the Parsons/DESIS Lab/CSI Incubator program.

Free and open to the public. For more information, contact the Department of Art and Art History at artdept@auburn.edu.

New Faculty Welcome Reception

Wed, Aug 28, 2019
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Pebble Hill

Dean Aistrup invites you to welcome our new faculty to the CLA family. A short ceremony will begin at 5 pm with a reception to follow. Free and open to all faculty and staff and their guest.

For more information, contact Wendy Bonner at bonnewr@auburn.edu or 334-844-5195.

Artist Talk and Opening Reception: Casey McGuire

Wed, Sep 4, 2019
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Biggin Hall

Join the Department of Art and Art History for an artist talk and opening reception for the exhibition "Shadowless Forest" by Casey McGuire. The exhibition runs from Sept. 4 to Oct. 2. Free and open to the public. For more information, contact Sarah Odens at sao0014@auburn.edu. 

Breeden Scholar Lecture - Esteban Del Valle

Tue, Sep 10, 2019
5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Biggin Hall 005

The Colege of Liberal Arts and the Department of Art and Art History invite you to attend a lecture by  Esteban Del Valle, the 2020 Breeden Scholar. 

Esteban del Valle is an interdisciplinary artist born in Chicago, Illinois in 1984. He completed his MFA in painting at the Rhode Island School of Design in 2009, where he received a Presidential Scholarship and the Toby Devan Lewis Fellowship. His work investigates the performance of leadership, the role of the artist as a public figure, and the effects of class and privilege on institutions in the form of paintings, murals, sculpture and video art. He has exhibited internationally, working with galleries and organizations such as Urban Nation, Berlin, Germany; Fundacion-Taller Silvano Lora, Santo Domingo; Sumter County Gallery of Art, Sumter, SC; VisArts in Rockville, MD, and Superchief Gallery, New York, NY and Los Angeles, CA.

Del Valle has been the recipient of several visual arts residencies and fellowships including the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Fine Arts Work Center, and Smack Mellon Artist Studio Program. He has also been awarded residencies at Chulitna Lodge in Lake Clark, Alaska, Hub-Bub in Spartanburg, SC, Djerassi in Woodside, CA, and received a fellowship from the Arts Student League in New York. Del Valle executes mural projects internationally, and is currently a second-year Visual Artist Fellow at the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, MA.

Free and open to the public. For more information, contact Giovanna Summerfield at summegi@auburn.edu.

CLA Tailgate Extravaganza

Sat, Sep 28, 2019
12:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Telfair Peet Theatre Parking Lot

Dean Aistrup invites all CLA alumni, faculty and staff to CLA's annual tailgate extravaganza held in the parking lot adjacent to Telfair Peet Theatre. The event begins three hours prior to kickoff.  Refreshments will be served.  Free admission. For more information, contact Melissa Hage at (334) 844-1483 or libart1@auburn.edu.

Opening Reception for Perspectives: Photography from the Do Good Fund

Tue, Oct 8, 2019
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Biggin Hall

Join the Department of Art and Art History for an opening reception for the exhibition Perspectives: Photography from the Do Good Fund. The exhibition runs from Oct. 8 to Nov. 9. Free and open to the public. For more information, contact Sarah Odens at sao0014@auburn.edu. 

Opening Reception for BFA Candidates Senior Project Exhibition

Mon, Nov 18, 2019
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Biggin Hall

Opening reception for the BFA Candidates Senior Project Exhibition. Free and open to the public. For more information, contact Sarah Odens at sao0014@auburn.edu.

Artist Talk and Closing Reception: Chakaia Booker

Wed, Jan 29, 2020
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Biggin Hall

Artist Talk and Closing Reception for "Auspicious Behavior" by Chakaia Booker. Free and open to the public. For more information, contact Sarah Odens at sao0014@auburn.edu.