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2013 Student Summer Show
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May 23, 2013
Renaissance Man: Jason Tilk
Title Professor / Chair of the Foundation Environment
Degree MFA, Sculpture, School of the Art Institute of Chicago; BFA, Sculpture, Cleveland Institute of Art Graduate work in Landscape Architecture at the University of Illinois; summer study in Landscape Architecture at Harvard University; summer study at the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture
Petra Soesemann is a Professor and Chair of the Foundation Environment. In 2009 she was granted a year-long sabbatical leave to focus on her creative practice at the Roswell Artist-in-Residence Program. Selected awards include Artist-in-Residence at the Fundacion Valparaiso in Spain; Fulbright Fellowship to study Incan architecture in Peru; exhibition Grant to Sao Paulo, Brazil; travel grants to Mexico, Honduras and Guatemala to research Mayan art and architecture; and travel grants to Turkey to study Islamic art and architecture as well as contemporary art. She has also taken CIA students to Mexico, Germany and Italy on team-taught foreign study trips. Soesemann’s recent work explores the conventional relationships between seeing and representing; her fabric constructions often manipulate light and color to bring perception into conflict with uncertainty, engaging the basic mechanisms of “mind seeking meaning” as a process of consciousness.
Title Assistant Professor/Chair of Drawing
Degree MFA, Fiber, Cranbrook Academy of Art; BFA, University of Michigan.
Sarah's work has been exhibited in galleries such as Vermont Studio Center; the Cultural Center of Polecni, Pieksamaki, Finland; Reinberger Gallery, Cleveland Institute of Art; and SPACES gallery, Cleveland, among others. Her awards have included a CAA Tuition Grant (2000-2002); a Merit Scholarship and Grant to the Vermont Studio Center (1999); and a Merit Scholarship for the University of Michigan (1998).expand collapse
Title Professor/Chair of Ceramics
Courses Ceramics: Major Day/Special Projects | Ceramics: Major Day/Special Projects | Ceramics: Major Day/Special Projects | Ceramics: Nature/Structure | Ceramics: Table for Two: Evolving Rituals of Food | Ceramics: The Narrative Vessel | Freshmen Environmental Elective
Degree MFA, New York State College of Ceramics, Alfred University; BFA, School of the American Craftsman, Rochester Institute of Technology
Judith Salomon has exhibited in museums and galleries all over the world. She is represented in the collections of the Cleveland Museum of Art, Los Angeles Museum of Art, Victoria and Albert Museum in London, Manchester City Art Galleries in England, and the National Museum of History in Taiwan.expand collapse
Title Professor/Chair of Fiber + Material Studies
Courses BFA Statement & Exhibition | Charette: Collaboration & Community | Fiber: Adv Studio: Topics in Contemp Art/Cult | Fiber: Sewing & Fabrication Processes | Fiber: Silkscreen | Freshmen Environmental Elective | Material Matters | The Extended Body
Degree MFA, Cranbrook Academy of Art; BA, Barnard College, Columbia University
Tina Cassara received a BA in urban studies, emphasis in sociology from Barnard College, Columbia University. Following graduation, she moved to Viques, in the Juan region of Peru, and studied with Francisca Mayer from Black Mountain College, teaching natural dyes derived from indigenous plants to local weavers. Her travels continued through the Collao Altiplano region of Bolivia. While living in New York City, Cassara was co-editor of Sing Out! Magazine before attending Cranbrook Academy of Art, where she received an MFA from the fiber department. Cassara has since conducted extensive research into women’s labor in the American textile industry, issues of European migration and relocation, and more recently, the assigned value of labor in historically women-dominated textile industries in the South. In the late 1990s, Cassara began exploring the history of textile production. A strong advocate for organized labor, she began conducting interviews in LaGrange, GA and nearby mill towns, speaking with retired textile workers, factory owners, surviving union organizers, and members of textile heritage societies. In 2008–09, Cassara was awarded a sabbatical to further her research in the network of textile heritage societies, including travel to Cooleemee, NC, working with organizers of the Textile Heritage Initiative and members of the Troop County Historical Society. Cassara`s research also continues in Scranton, PA, where she is examining documents and photographs related to the growth of the mining and silk textile industriesexpand collapse
Title Associate Professor/Chair of Painting
Courses Art & Design History I: Ancient - 18th C. | BFA Statement & Exhibition | Critical Issues Art & Des Hist: 18th C - 1945 | Intro to Painting: Painting History (1828-Present) | Role of the Artist as Producer | Systems Drawing
Degree MFA, Painting, University of Alabama (Tuscaloosa); MA, Art History, University of Alabama at Birmingham; BS, University of North Alabama
Lane Cooper is an artist working through painting, sound, video, text and on occasion performance. Her work has been presented in venues ranging from Birmingham, Alabama to Madrid, Spain. In 2009 she participated in a Residency at The Banff Centre located in Alberta, Canada and in the fall of 2010 she was an Artist-in-Residence at Gallery Aferro in Newark, New Jersey. Where she will be exhibiting as part of the 2011/2012 season. She holds a Masters in Art History with an emphasis in Contemporary Art and an MFA in Painting. She has been teaching since 1989. Since the spring of 2001 she has taught full-time at the Cleveland Institute of Art. Ms. Cooper currently serves as the Head of Painting.expand collapse
Title Adjunct Faculty
Courses CMC: Language of Material | CMC: Surface and Image | Drawing I | Enamel Public Realm | Enameling: Advanced Projects | Enameling: Advanced Projects | Enameling: BFA Statement & Exhibition | Enameling: Image, Surface, Relief | Intro to Jewelry and Metals | Jewelry & Metals: Color | Three-Dimensonal Forms in Enamel
Degree MFA and BFA, Kent State University
Gretchen Goss's work has been supported by Ohio Arts Council Individual Artists Grants, and is shown in exhibits nationally and internationally. She has been a visiting artist and taught numerous workshops on enameling nationally and in England. Her work is driven by her intrigue with the natural world.expand collapse
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