Tuesday, September 25th 2012, 2:30 pm - 4:20 pm Location:Calcia Hall, Room: CA 135 Sponsored By: College of the Arts, Department of Art and Design Cost: Free Categories: Arts, CART, Open to the Public, Art Forum/Art Talks
Susan Ewing has headed the undergraduate and graduate Jewelry/Metals program at Miami University since 1981 and is currently Associate Dean of the School of Fine Arts. From 1997-99, Ewing was a Senior Fulbright Lecturing Scholar at the Academy of Art, Architecture, and Design in Prague, Czech Republic; in 1999, she taught at the Royal College of Art, London, England. In 1996, Ewing was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award from Ohio Designer Craftsmen. In 1993, President Clinton honored Ewing as one of eighty artists selected for the White House Collection of American Craft. She has received five Ohio Arts Council Individual Artist Fellowships since 1987. Ewing's collaborations with Czech sculptor Vratislav K. Novák resulted in two major public art commissions, including Konvergence (2003) and Crystalline Tower (2001/2005), both in Cincinnati. Ewing was commissioned to create StarLine for the Veterans Memorial in West Chester, Ohio (2005) and most recently, StarSphere 2010, for Kent State University’s School of Journalism and Communication. www.studiosrewing.com
Art Forum is a weekly program for undergraduate, graduate students, and the public. The program brings in artists, designers, art historians and art critics from around the world to present their work and ideas in an open forum. It is also a course (ARGS 280, 3 SH). Admission is free.