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"
On February 25 at 7 pm in the USF Patel Center, artist Caio Reisewitz and environmental engineer Matthew Verbyla will give a talk about water issues in Brazil. Matthew Verbyla wrote this blog post about his work in Brazil converting sewage sludge into usable fuel.Read more "Seeing the Value in “Waste”: A Guest Post by Matthew Verbyla"
Pictured above: Linda, 2015. Pigment print. Gonzales Family, 2015. Pigment print. Corine Vermeulen is a Dutch artist who recently completed a three-month residency at USFCAM. Her work explores the social, cultural, and economic influences that impact communities by documenting the lives of residents through her photography and their stories. Her photographs have been featured in several […]Read more "Telling a Story: Corine Vermeulen photographs the University Area"
Aya Tarek, an Egyptian graffiti artist and muralist, completed a mural at USFCAM during a residency at USF. In an interview with Aya, I was able to discuss the influences she drew from while making her work. Aya explained her interest in architecture and the experience of connecting to what’s around her. When it came to […]Read more "The Invisible Man in a Fluorescent Suit"
To celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, I was invited to curate an exhibition at the 501 Gallery at Blake High School. Amanda Preuss, a recent graduate of the USF Art History Master’s program, is the new director of the Gallery, and she thought of me because I specialize in Latin American and Caribbean Art at the […]Read more "Quince Artistas/Fifteen Artists: Blog Post by Curator Noel Smith"
Jacolby Satterwhite’s works are currently featured in the USFCAM exhibition A Family Affair. His works combine 3D animation, objects, performance and drawing, and explore themes including transformation and world building. Within the varied virtual environments that he constructs, Satterwhite uses his body as an avatar and expresses himself through dance club “vogueing” and freestyle movement. […]Read more "Jacolby Satterwhite: Virtual World Building"
USFCAM is currently featuring works from artist Renee Cox as part of the exhibition titled A Family Affair. The exhibition features seven artists, including LaToya Ruby Frazier, Hank Willis Thomas, Deborah Willis, Jacolby Satterwhite, Kalup Linzy and Corine Vermeulen, whose works will be displayed August 24 through December 12, 2015. Cox’s works address issues of […]Read more "Renee Cox’s New History"