Artist Talk: Kyle Timberman, 2020 MFA

Kyle Timberman // Easton, Pennsylvania B. A. (2017) Millersville University, Millersville, Pennsylvania Meet Kyle Timberman, a sculptor and collector of human stories. In the tales of life, we first meet ourselves and then we meet others. Collectively, we comprise a range of characteristics and emotional typologies. Timberman is interested in investigating individual and especially shared […]

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Artist Talk: Ash Lester, 2020 MFA

Ash Lester // Plattsburgh, New York B. F. A. (2017) State University of New York, Plattsburgh Meet Ashley Lester, better known as Ash.  Her artwork investigates issues such as class, isolation, and stereotypes through reflections on personal experiences growing up in rural America, specifically in a settlement called Wiggletown. Wiggletown is eerily absent from any […]

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Ekphrastic Responses to The Visible Turn

This semester, poets from my Poetry 2 course wrestled for a couple of weeks with John Keats’s idea of “Negative Capability”—the “capability of being in uncertainties, Mysteries, doubts, without any irritable reaching after fact and reason”—and explored ways they might incorporate Keats’s idea into their own poetic practices. Their project, when they visited the USF […]

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Bosco Sodi’s Muro at USFCAM

Bosco Sodi and studio assistant John Rohrer begin to build a wall Students, USFCAM staff, and CAM Club volunteers help build Muro At 6:00 am on Thursday, January 24, under an unseasonal Florida drizzle, the artist Bosco Sodi began to build a wall outside of the USF Contemporary Art Museum. Along with his assistant John […]

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