Current and Upcoming Exhibitions and Artists in Residence

FAC Museum Exhibition Schedule and Mellon Foundation Artists in Residence 

Due to the nature of our work, exhibitions are subject to change or cancellation. We will be updating this schedule regularly to keep it as current as possible. Please bookmark this page and stay tuned!

CURRENT

Nora Noranjo Morse: Gathering Ground: (7, 8, A, B) (commercialization, cultural commodification, waste,  sustainability, sacred practice, sculpture, found object, mixed media innovation)

Christine Howard Sandoval: CHANNEL  ( 7, 8, A, B, 1, 2) (water rights, land use, policy, place, identity, New Mexico, Southwest, colonization)

Fluid Expressions: The Prints of Helen Frankenthaler(7, 8)(EXPERIMENTAL PRINTMAKING; ABSTRACTION, INTAGLIO, WOODBLOCK, LITHOGRAPHY)

Drawings by Bernard Arnest ( 7, 8) 1970s GLOBAL EVENTS; SOCIAL INEQUALITY; POLITICS

Virgil Ortiz: The Revolution Continues (7, 8) (PUEBLO REVOLT HISTORY; IDENTITY; STORYTELLING; CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT)

Art of the Southwest: 1840s to the Present: Ongoing (SOUTHWEST HISTORY; ARTISTIC INNOVATION; IDENTITY; CATHOLICISM; SPANISH COLONIALISM; AMERICAN IMPERIALISM; TRADE; POTTERY; TEXTILES)

P.S. I Love You: A Portrait of Miss Elsie Palmer:  (7, 8) (COLORADO SPRINGS HISTORY; LATE 19thCENTURY; ELITISM; TECHNOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENT)

O Beautiful: Shifting Landscapes of the Pikes Peak Region: Ongoing (EXPANSIONISM; COLONIZATION; DEVELOPMENT; COLORADO HISTORY; PROPAGANDA; CULTURAL CHANGE; PAINTING; LITHOGRAPHY)

UPCOMING

W.O.W (A, B, 1) An exhibition of award winning submissions to the international World of Wearable Art (TM) competition.  Keywords: materials, costume, fashion, globalization, innovation, futurism

NEXT YEAR (IN DEVELOPMENT/TENTATIVE)

UTOPIA  (1, 2, 3) An exhibition of diorama sculpture that contemplates scale and environment, creating a conceptual neighborhood and inviting viewers to participate. Keywords: conceptual art, community, collaboration

MELANIE YAZZIE: SHE WALKS FORWARD THROUGH IT (1, 2, 3, 4, 5) Recent works addressing decolonial strategies in contemporary Native art. Keywords: Diné worldview, feminism, indigenous, printmaking, sovereignty

DETOUR (2, 3, 4) An interactive audiovisual installation by Denver-based artist Thomas “Detour” Evans. Keywords: urban culture, pop culture, identity, modes of communication, interactive, audiovisual

BROADMOOR ART ACADEMY (3, 4) A series of exhibitions will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Broadmoor Art Academy. Keywords: Colorado Springs history, 19th century, colonial gaze

PERTENECER: CHICANO ARTISTS ON BELONGING TO PLACE   (4, 5, 6, 7, 8) This exhibition expands on themes from the print portfolio Reflexiones del Corazon, created in 1992 to present personal perspectives on the essence of place. Keywords: Chicana/o, community, identity, place, poetry, printmaking

REBECCA BELMORE: FACING THE MONUMENTAL (6, 7, 8)  Belmore’s artwork explores her lifelong commitment to the relation of beauty and politics in art. Keywords: water and land rights, cultural freedom, homelessness, violence against Indigenous people, performance art.

NANCY LOVENDAHL (7, 8) Nancy Lovendahl’s artwork investigates the landscape and the human place in and influence on it. Keywords: sense of place, landscape, human-environment relationships, perception, illusion

ARTISTS IN RESIDENCE

Funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, The FAC Museum hosts Artists in Residence.  During their residency, they will be available for class visits, workshops, and special projects with students and faculty. For more information, please contact Julianne Gavino, Director of Academic Engagement  (jgavino@ColoradoCollege.edu)

 

Christine Howard Sandoval multimedia artist, teacher at Parsons, and Program Coordinator for CALL/ City as Living Laboratory in New York City, will be on campus from May 20 – June 22, 2019 (Block A of 2019). Christine Howard Sandoval’s work will be exhibited in the FAC Museum from March 9 – October 20, 2019. 

Anna Tsouhlarakis (Diné/Creek/Greek) works across various media including sculpture, installation, video and performance art. She describes her work as a continued interest in building conceptual connections between seemingly disparate subjects by combining them to become the tool for deciphering as well as interpreting her own familial narratives. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from Dartmouth College in Native American Studies and Studio Art, and her Masters of Fine Arts degree from Yale University. She was an art resident at the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture in the summer of 2002. Her work has been curated into exhibitions both nationally and internationally, including Art for a New Understanding: Native Voices, 1950s to Now, a traveling exhibition organized by Crystal Bridges Museum. Her residency will take place August 19, 2019 – May 17, 2020.

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