Join us for this Short Course as Curator of Art Dr. Jennifer Jankauskas and Assistant Curator of Education Elisabeth Palmer lead discussions with several artists represented in the exhibition Uncommon Territory: Contemporary Art in Alabama.
December 5 Artists Elisabeth Pellathy and Annie B. Campbell Elisabeth Pellathy is a multi-disciplinary artist, utilizing drawing, printmaking, electronic media, and digital fabrication in her work. Her art is reflective of issues raised by the disappearance of species, language, culture, and information. Annie B. Campbell is a sculptor who works primary with clay in addition to various mixed media. Her current concepts revolve around specific environmental elements, including accidents related to the extraction and transportation of fossil fuels.
December 12 Artists Irby Pace and Carlton Nell Irby Pace is a photography and continues to be interested in capturing movement photographically by utilizing smoke in order to activate the landscape. Carlton Nell is an oil painter whose large oil paintings and small drawings capture the essence of a moment, a place, or a sensation in nature.
January 9 Jennifer Jankauskas and Elisabeth Palmer The Curators will present an overview of other artists in the exhibition and contemporary practices in Alabama.
January 16 Artists E. Bruce Phillips Jr. and Darius Hill E. Bruce Phillips Jr. is a mixed media artist whose work plays with perspective in order to investigate the interconnection between humans the built environment. Darius Hill's recent work is a meditation on identity. Using a variety of media, he examines the notion of the 'black experience'. .