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CIA Exhibition: Aug 28, 2014

2014 Faculty Exhibition Opening Reception

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Fall 2014 Open House

Academics . Liberal Arts . Faculty

Liberal Arts Faculty

Bradley Ricca

Title Adjunct Faculty
Department Liberal Arts
Phone 216.421.7000

Courses  Graphic Narratives

Kevin Risner

Title Adjunct Faculty
Department Liberal Arts
Phone 216.421.7000

Courses  Writing + Inquiry I: Basic Composition + Contemporary Ideas | Writing + Inquiry II: Research and Intellectual Traditions

Jonathan Rosati

Title Lecturer/Coordinator, Writing + Learning Center
Department Liberal Arts
Phone 216.421.8018

Courses  Writing + Inquiry I: Basic Composition + Contemporary Ideas | Writing + Inquiry II: Research and Intellectual Traditions

Amber Stitt

Title Adjunct Faculty
Department Liberal Arts
Phone 216.421.7000

Josť Carlos Teixeira

Josť Carlos Teixeira

Title Champney Family Professor of Art
Department Liberal Arts
Phone 216.421.7000

Courses  Charette: Self + Other Voices | Issues in 20th & 21st Century Art | The Artist & Social Practice

Degree MFA, Interdisciplinary Studio, University of California Los Angeles; BFA, School of Fine Arts, University of Porto (Portugal)

José Carlos Teixeira is currently the Champney Family Visiting Professor at Case Western Reserve University Art History department, and at the Cleveland Institute of Art. His interdisciplinary work involves primarily video-essay, photography, installation, text, and performance. Notions of identity, otherness, language, boundary, exile and displacement, are recurrent themes in his creative and theoretical investigation. Through performative strategies, his pieces explore issues related to locational identity, global diaspora, the limits (or overlapping) of personal and social territories, and the definition of physical and psychological spaces. They attempt to generate not a set of conclusions, but a continuous process of inquiry. Usually coming from a subjective and contextual approach, the artist focuses on collaboration, participation, and dialogue, therefore incorporating multiple voices into his moving image projects.

His work has been shown in exhibitions, festivals, and screenings both in Europe (Portugal, Spain, France, Belgium, Germany, UK, Norway, Sweden, Russia, and Lithuania) and in the USA (New York, Boston, Los Angeles, Cleveland, Atlanta, Tucson, Madison, to name a few), as well as in Brazil, Singapore, China, Mozambique, Angola, and South Africa. Teixeira has been the recipient of the Fulbright Grant, Gulbenkian Foundation Grant, UCLA Fellowship, Samuel Booth Award, D’Arcy Hayman Award, Fuso Video Festival Jury Prize 2011, and the 2005 EDP New Artists Prize nomination. In 2008-09, he was a fellow at the Akademie Schloss Solitude in Stuttgart, and he recently developed residency projects at the MacDowell Colony (NH), and the Headlands Center for the Arts (CA).

Kristin Thompson-Smith

Title Adjunct Faculty
Department Liberal Arts
Phone 216.421.7000

Courses  Digital Color | Putting Artists in the Classroom: Intro to Teaching Art I | Putting Artists in the Classroom: Intro to Teaching Art II

Daniel Tranberg

Daniel Tranberg

Title Lecturer
Department Liberal Arts
Phone 216.421.7000

Courses  Art of the Personal Essay | Painting After the Photograph: Painting in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction | Painting Seminar: Contemporary Issues in Painting | Painting: Constructing Narratives | Role of the Artist as Producer | Writing + Inquiry I: Basic Composition + Contemporary Ideas | Writing + Inquiry II: Research and Intellectual Traditions | Writing + Inquiry III: Narrative Forms

Degree MA in Studio Art from Purdue University. Also studied Criticism and Theory in the Graduate School of the University of Illinois, Chicago. BFA, Northern Illinois University

Dan Tranberg has published more than 750 articles on art and has exhibited his paintings in more that 40 exhibitions. His writing has appeared in national and international publications, including Art in America, NY Arts, artUS, BOMB, Glass Magazine, and Art on Paper. He was awarded an Ohio Excellence in Journalism award in 2004 and received Ohio Arts Council Individual Artist Fellowships in 2002 and 2007.

Michael Weil

Title Adjunct Faculty
Department Liberal Arts
Phone 216.421.7000

Courses  Art & Design History I: Ancient-18th Century | Art & Design History II: 18th Century-1945

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