October 12, 2011
This year's event attendees will learn what it takes to pursue a MFA.
Cleveland Institute of Art, along with The Sculpture Center, Edinboro University and the Erie Art Museum, presents the second annual SculptureX event on Saturday, October 15 from 9:30am to 3pm at CIA's Joseph McCullough Center.
SculptureX is a learning and networking event designed to increase student interest and parent awareness of local arts programs. Its goal also is to showcase the work of college faculty in the area and to share resources among art institutions.
This year's event will focus on "The State of the MFA." SculptureX is free and open to the public, and will feature keynote speaker Ann Hamilton, a professor of art at The Ohio State University. Hamilton studied textile design at the University of Kansas and earned an MFA in sculpture at Yale University. Her work was honored with a MacArthur Fellowship in 1993 and in1999, she represented the United States at the Venice Biennale. In 2007 she was named an Agnes Gund Foundation Fellow.
The program also will include 12 graduate students presenting a 2-minute presentation on their work and a roundtable discussion on what to consider when pursuing a MFA.
A reception following SculptureX will be held at The Sculpture Center at 1834 E. 123rd Street, Cleveland, OH.
Attendees should register by sending an email including ‚"SculptureX Registration" in the subject line. Registrants are asked to provide current or previous academic affiliation, and current students should include their expected degree and year.
The Joseph McCullough Center is located at 11610 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH. For more information visit www.sculpturex.org.
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