Felandus Thames, I’m Neutral, 2010 inkjet print, acrylic, and rock salt on museum board 27 1/2 x 21 1/2 inches Whenever I see black face or any racist caricature of black people, I am reminded of how the world has perceived and continues to perceive black people. It does not shock me as much now […]Read more "To Be Faceless: Caricature & Racial Identity. A Guest Post by Tyra Mishell, BA Undergraduate"
To commemorate the 2017 MFA thesis exhibition Every Disaster Made Us Wish For More, the USF graduate artists and art historians collaborated to produce a professional exhibition catalogue. This year marked the third occasion that USF artists and art historians created a catalogue, continuing a tradition that was founded by the exceptional efforts of previous […]Read more "Writing for Disaster: A Guest Post by James Cartwright"
As part of its mission to bring vital, investigative and scholarly exhibitions to the Tampa Bay area, the USF Contemporary Art Museum (CAM) has developed an innovative web-based visual literacy program that integrates social studies and contemporary art in an examination and discussion of critical societal issues. The specially designed curriculum is introduced to local […]Read more "InsideART: USFCAM’s Art and Social Studies Curriculum"
USFCAM is pleased to present The Music Box: Tampa Bay, a musical architecture project by visiting artists New Orleans Airlift. An interactive public artwork that fuses architecture, engineering, history and music-making, The Music Box: Tampa Bay is a performance space and site for exploration, experimentation and discovery at the Community Stepping Stones site at Mann-Wagnon Park along the Hillsborough River in the Sulphur Springs neighborhood of Tampa.Read more "The Music Box: Tampa Bay"
I’m a Studio Arts major on my third year of college. I’ve always been interested in the inner workings of the art world, and curious about what it must be like to work in a museum. I applied for an internship at the USFCAM and thankfully I got it, however the best part is that […]Read more "An Intern’s Diary: Guest Post from Alejandra Gotera"
Guest blog post by Brittney Gaudet and Elizabeth Lee Have you ever heard of Meet Me at MoMA? Well, we as Honors College seniors and bio-medical sciences majors are trying to create a program inspired by it here at the USF Contemporary Art Museum. For those of you who may not know, Meet Me at MoMA […]Read more "Catch me at CAM! Engagement, Conversation and Art"
The Brazilian based artist Sandra Cinto has created an exhibition titled Chance and Necessity at University of South Florida’s Contemporary Art Museum (on display January 15 to March 5). The show consists of different media that complement each other in style and color, creating a cohesive visual array in CAM’s West Gallery. Three large canvases […]Read more "Randomness, Order, and Being: A Guest Post by Laura Colkitt"