Geo Sipp, Professor of Art, will be the guest on ArtSpeak Radio on Thursday, October 10th at 7:30 p.m., talking about his Wolves in the City project. Wolves in the City is an in-progress graphic novel about the French-Algerian War, fought from 1954-1962. The lead character in the story is an American ex-pat who joins the French-Foreign Legion to escape a murder rap and becomes one of the leading interrogators for the Legion’s notorious paratroopers.
ArtSpeak Radio airs monthly on kkfi, 90.1 radio (www.kkfi.org), in Kansas City.
Professor Geo Sipp is exhibiting paintings at Weinberger Fine Art at 1800 Baltimore in the Crossroads Arts District. Opening Friday, July 5th, several large – scale paintings that are composed of Oil, Packing Tape, Aluminum and Resin will be on view.
Professor J. Neil Lawley gave an artist talk and exhibited three drawings in an invitational exhibition at 3F Project Room in Kyoto, Japan. He also toured the facilites of Kyoto University of Art and Design, learned about their foundations structure, and met with the International Programs office to discuss future collaborations. He was also a juror for a student paper fashion show at Kyoto University of Art and Design.
Professor Rebecca Foley exhibited a series of photogravure prints at the Williams Tower Gallery in Houston, Tx in conjunction with the PrintHouston festival.
Professor Teresa Harris had a mixed-media work entitled “Cocoon III” accepted into the “8th National Exhibition” at Axis Gallery in Sacramento, CA. The juror, Glen Helfand, is art critic for Artforum, Art on Paper, the San Francisco Bay Guardian, and is associate editor of the design magazine CMYK. He also teaches at the California College of the Arts, Mills College and the San Francisco Art Institute. There were 423 images submitted by 192 artists and 32 artists had work accepted.