A massive work by alumna Mi-Kyoung Lee (Fiber ’98) titled “Yellow Forest” is currently on display in Terminal E of the Philadelphia International Airport.
Trisha Holt (Photography ’12) is part of the group exhibition, In Pieces: Presence and Objecthood in the Aftermath of Technology that will be open to the public at the Elaine L. Jacob Gallery from January 20 through March 24, 2017.
Architects Emil Froege (Architecture ’15), Yuan Chieh Yang (Architecture ’15) and Benas Burdulis (Architecture ’16)are exploring the intersection between classical and digital, always looking for a digitally-fabricated architecture that relates more closely to nature.
Don’t miss the show opening at Cave Gallery (in the Russell Industrial Center in Detroit) and at Galerie Gallery in the Netherlands on Saturday, December 10. Artist-in-Residences Heather McGill and Iris Eichenberg, alumni Sarah Turner (Metalsmithing ’04) and Adam Shirley (Metalsmithing ’10) exchanged creative ‘prompts’ or assignments with the artists showing at Galerie Gallery to create the exhibition.
Haitian artist Gregory Fritz-Laplanche (Architecture ’15) opens an exhibition called The Naked Eyes Collection at the French Cultural Center in Boston.
Ginger Krieg Dosier (Architecture ’05), CEO of bioMASON, developed a marble-esque tabletop material, which was recently featured In a Popular Science article about sustainable alternatives to leather.
Christopher Schanck (3D Design), is part of Artnet News’ 9 Fascinating Objects at Design Miami 2016. Schanck work is bold, architectural pieces that are coated in a super fine foil that reveals every nook and cranny of their original surfaces (the table is cheap OSB wood), now smooth to the touch thanks to a glossy finish.
On your way to Art Basel Miami Beach? Be sure to see Cranbrook Academy of Art alumni and their work.
Here’s list of alumni who we know will be exhibiting.
Congratulations to Tracy Thomason (Painting ’08) on the opening of her recent exhibition at Teen Party in Brooklyn. Read about it in Blouin Artinfo.
Ania Jaworska (Architecture ’09) was shortlisted for the MoMA Young Architects Program. The finalists are chosen from a pool of 30 firms comprised of students, recent architectural school graduates, and established architects using experimental forms or techniques selected by by deans of architecture schools and editors of architecture publications.
Jonathan Muecke (3D ’10) is mentioned in the story about investing in the arts market in a CNN piece about Design Miami.
Penobscot Bay Pilot profiled one of PechaKucha Midcoast’s most recent presenters Elaine K. Ng (Ceramics ’14), a multi-disciplinary artist working with sculpture and architectural installation.
Bloomfield Hills, Mich., November 18, 2016 – Cranbrook Academy of Art is pleased to announce that alumni Vivian Beer (Metalsmithing ‘04), Annabeth Rosen (Ceramics ’81) and Piper Shepard (Fiber ’88) were each named 2016 United States Artists Fellows this week. Representing nine creative disciplines, each USA Fellow receives an unrestricted $50,000 award and recognition as one of America’s most accomplished and innovative artists.
Chanel von Habsburg-Lothringen (Photography ’14) debuts a new body of work, Conditions, in her first LA solo exhibition, at ltd los angeles.
Blog Art21 features an article about Devin Farrand (Ceramics ’11) and Ariel Herwitz (Ceramics ’11) who have solo exhibitions opening in Los Angeles at Ibid Gallery and Ochi Projects.
The Detroit News featured an article about Soul Studio, a space in the West Bloomfield Farber Soul Center, where adults with special needs can express their creativity.
Ania Jaworska (Architecture ’09) opened SET at Volume Gallery in Chicago. SET is a collection of units that share visual and physical similarities. This fixed resemblance is identified by consistency of color, material, scale, shape, form, and self-aware parts of the grouping.
Artist Sonya Clark (Fiber ’95) major solo exhibition Follicular: The Hair Stories of Sonya Clark opened at The Taubman Museum of Art in Roanoke, Virginia.
Devin Farrand (Ceramics ’11) is part of a group show at BBQLA in Los Angeles. Slightly Undercooked asks, “Where does sculpture fit in a painting dominated art market?”
On November 5, see the opening of Brittany Nelson (Photography ’11) and visiting Print Media Artist-in-Residence Susan Goethel Campbell’s new exhibition at David Klein Gallery! The exhibitions close December 17.
Fiber Artist Ruth Adler Schnee (Fiber ’46) is exhibiting her work in Adler Schnee: A Life in Design at Detroit Center for Design + Technology. The exhibition features a rich selection of Adler Schnee’s stunning textiles, fabric panels, and drawings, offering a remarkable view of her career and the finest of mid-century design. The opening reception is November 4 and the exhibition runs until November 30.
Academy alumni Sophie Eisner (Metalsmithing ’15) is featured in a group exhibition opening at The Carr Center on November 3. The exhibition closes on December 17.
The Ceramics Department is taking part in a unique project with Academy alumni Abigail Murray (Ceramics ’05) and Kate Daughdrill (Print Media ’11) called Afterhouse in Detroit.
Complex Movements, with alumnus Wes Taylor (2D ’11), returns to Detroit with their interactive performance space. Complex Movements is a Detroit-based art collective that seeks to combine complex science and social justice movements into an interactive performance space that reflects the needs, strengths and stories of a given community. The group has received support from Knight Foundation to develop its incredible touring art space, multimedia installation and organizing project
Thanks to a special partnership with Mercedes-Benz Financial Services, Cranbrook Academy of Art enhances MBFS’s work environment with cutting-edge art from students and graduates. The Experiencing Perspectives art program is a partnership between MBFS and Cranbrook Academy of Art that began in 2001. The graduate artwork is selected and displayed in the company’s Americas Headquarters in Farmington Hills, Michigan for one year.
Detroit Art Magazine Barbed featured numerous Cranbrook alums in its latest issue. Jessica Frelinghuysen (Architecture ’06) was interviewed about her latest solo exhibition, Its Exercise Time held at Popps Packing Gallery in October 2016.
Alumna Amina Rizwan (Metalsmithing ’14) is featured in a video from the United States Educational Foundation in Pakistan. The piece focuses on her work and approach to her practice. Rizwan came to Cranbrook to study Metalsmithing on a Fulbright Scholarship.
Will Connally’s (Photography ’12) exhibition, Lake Elster is on display at Shockoe Artspace in Arlington, Virginia. Each photograph in this series is a portrait of a character in transition as recounted by unreliable narrator Wade Lagarde, a resident of Lake Elster. Connally is currently teaching at Virginia Commonwealth University and will present this work at the Society for Photographic Education’s National Conference in 2017.
Ariel Herwitz’s (Ceramics ’11) OCHI PROJECTS exhibition, A Crack, A River, A Chasm, A Sliver. The exhibition asks the questions: “The question is what do you see. The question is how do you see it. The question is how does it change you.” Her works explore through form, composition, color and texture, ideas of interpretation, understanding, and the […]
Hope graduate and Cranbrook Alumnus Chris Cox (Photography ’16) opens Infinite Replica at the De Pree Art Center and Gallery. Cox was also the inaugural Borgeson Artist-in-Residence at the college. The Borgeson Artist-in-Residence was created to bring professional artists to Hope College. The artist-in-residence meets with department students and alumni, and concludes the residency with a solo exhibition and […]
Photography Alum Brittany Nelson (Photography ’11) speaks with Creative Capital. In the article, she discusses her current exhibition Alternative Process at David Klein Gallery and how she has been able to experiment with outdated photographic processes to create abstract work. Her exhibition is open through December 17.
Two Cranbrook Academy of Art 2D Design graduates have been making national news this week with a series of billboards they helped produce in conjunction with the 2016 presidential election.
Bloomfield Hills, Mich., October 19, 2016 – The Cranbrook Academy of Art community mourns the loss of alumnus Warren Corbitt (2D Design ’99).
Corbitt was a multidisciplinary designer focusing on branding, editorial, and cultural projects, working fluidly between both screen-based and print-based media.
Place, travel and environment play an important part in the fiber artist Maria-Theresa Fernandes’s internationally acclaimed work. Throughout her career, Fernandes’ (Fiber ’85) travel has given her the opportunity to reflect and create works relating to the surroundings of the countries she experienced. Locations, Dislocation, Relocations: Embroidering Art, Poetry and History is open through December 14 at the James E. Lewis Museum of […]