James Sham: Culture Shock

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September 16, 2015 – January 23, 2016

James Sham is an inter-disciplinary contemporary artist whose research focuses on interfacing technologies and material processes from a variety of disciplines within contemporary art. His artwork has been exhibited in venues as diverse as the Tate Modern (London), Appetite Gallery (Buenos Aires), Kunstprojects (Berlin), The Open Works Institute (Bucharest), White Box Gallery (New York City), and the Asian Arts Initiative (Philadelphia) and has screened and published on European Cable Network Broadcast (Germany and France), the Ellensburg Film Festival (Seattle) among others. Having received an M.F.A. in Sculpture & Extended Media from Virginia Commonwealth University in 2008, and a B.A. in Studio Art and Philosophy from Dartmouth College in 2005, Sham is now based in Austin, Texas and Washington, D.C., where he is Assistant Professor of Sculpture in the Department of Fine Arts and Art History at George Washington University.

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Jared Steffensen: Torque and Axis

Jared Steffensen: Torque and Axis

May 7 – September 12, 2015

Jared Steffensen was born in Fairfax, Virginia. He earned a BFA in Intermedia Sculpture from the University of Utah in 2002 and an MFA from The University of Texas at Austin in 2006. Steffensen seemingly joins disparate realms through geometric abstraction. He was a recipient of the Joan Mitchell Foundation MFA Grant in 2006. His work has been exhibited throughout the US, as well as in Mexico, Germany, and The Netherlands. He is currently the Curator of Education at the Utah Museum of Contemporary Art in Salt Lake City, Utah.

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Jeff Williams: is what is

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February 12 – May 2, 2015

Jeff Williams was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts and raised in Plymouth, Michigan. His work questions the relationships between materiality, abstraction, and their correlation to time. He studied at the College for Creative Studies in Detroit, received his Bachelor of Fine Arts from Columbus College of Art and Design in 1998, and his Master of Fine Arts from Syracuse University in 2002. From 2006–2008, he was a fellow and artist-in-residence at the Core Program at The Museum of Fine Arts Houston. He received the Texas Prize from The Contemporary Austin in 2012. Williams lives and works in Brooklyn, New York and Austin, where he is an assistant professor in Sculpture in the Department of Art and Art History at The University of Texas at Austin.

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Anna Collette: Gathering Ground


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October 2, 2014 – February 6, 2015

Anna Collette is an assistant professor in Photography in the Department of Art and Art History at The University of Texas at Austin. She leverages her medium to register images narrowly perceptible to normal vision, and consequently, our conception of the natural world. Collette received her Master of Fine Arts from the Yale School of Art and her Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Massachusetts College of Art. She lives and works in Austin.

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Anna Krachey: Lovelady

abstraction of upholstered fabric

May 1 – September 26, 2014

Anna Krachey was born in 1979 in Nashua, New Hampshire and received her MFA in photography from The University of Texas at Austin in 2008. Her work has been featured in 15 to Watch: New Art in Austin at Austin Museum of Art, 31 Women in Contemporary Art Photography at Humble Arts Foundation at Affirmation Arts in New York, and Always the Young Strangers at Higher Pictures in New York. Krachey currently lives in Austin and is a member of the photography collective Lakes Were Rivers.

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