Slim And Dreamy Machinies

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The Great American Dream Machine will continue to pump gallons of greasy paintings, sculptures, videos and songs into your eyes and ears until you pull yourself up and earn that two-story self-fulfilling prophecy at the corner of Main Street and our collective subconscious. Component 1   Component 2

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Video Wall @ SXU

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Keeping this wall interesting is an ongoing task. My students and I are routinely considering what should be the next moving image for the university to consider. Sometimes it is abstract – other times it is literal or instructional or in the public service. The most recent offering is one…

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VR Class – WOW

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Virtual Reality has come to SXU in a really interesting way. Students in SXU’s VR ART have been making Virtual Worlds and they are wild. The Most recent stuff can be seen here. Think about painting in a dream. Imagine limitless surface and material. Consider no gravity friction. What if you could paint…

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Message from Art – Recruiting Video

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My favorite images of the VAC compiled while it was locked down. I was tasked with creating a recruiting video for our department while we were locked out of our studio and all of the students were at home. I dug through my hard drive for footage and compiled this…

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Drawing 2 – Series Portfolios

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Drawing 2 is the beginning of our students real art training. This class is designed to teach students how to transfer their craft work developed in Drawing 1 and their composition skills from 2D Design into the structure needed for their first conceptual works. This is where ART happens. This…

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4D – It’s About Time

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There is no higher impact practice for artists than to stand before your work in a public space and engage your audience. I work with students in all of my classes to prepare their work for exhibits. While many institutions reserve this for the final semester, I firmly believe that this…

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Senior Seminar Full Department Critique – 2019

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I am not the Senior Seminar instructor, luckily, because getting students ready for these full department critiques are tough. Then there is the actual event – and every one of these critiques is a workout for everyone involved. We spending hours with the whole department in one room helping these students…

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Honors Interdisciplinary Seminar

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Honors students made their own instruments and rocked out! This is a video created by a group of non-artist non-musicians that formed three bands and wrote original compositions on their own personally designed  electronic instruments. This class brought me back into a collaboration with Dominic Johnson a classically trained musician…

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Beverly Art Walk 2019

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We were invited BACK to the Beverly Art Center – This time we took over both floors. More Height became the fitting title as we sought to extend our reach. These are a few photos from this year’s exhibit. I collaborated with 20 students and alumni to create this exhibit….

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La Biennale di Venezia

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I spent a week in Venice, Rome and Esclapon. I was there to shoot a document of the huge Venice art show, La Biennale di Venezia,  in order to bring back the newest artworks for my students in Modern and Contemporary Art History and 3D Design classes. My boss, Dr….

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