Margaret Miller [Director, Institute for Research in Art] and Sheena Simmons [Curator of Public Art] recently traveled to New York to attend the opening reception of artist Tomás Saraceno’s Cloud City at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in the Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Roof Garden. Each spring, a new installation by a contemporary artist […]Read more "Tomás Saraceno Commissioned for Public Art Project at USF"
Care to see something beautiful right here on the USF Tampa campus? Check out this slideshow with photos from two of our most recently completed public art projects. Below, you can find the location of the works on our campus, and some minor details about the project. Alyson Shotz Double Rotation, 2011 mirror-polished stainless steel […]Read more "Slideshow | New USF Public Art | Teresita Fernández and Alyson Shotz"
It might be Summer break for the USF College of the Arts students, but there are still great works of art being created right here on campus during these dog days of (almost) August. That’s because the active and ambitious Public Art program is in full swing, and renowned artist Alyson Shotz has been invited […]Read more "Alyson Shotz Installs New Public Art Sculpture on USF Campus"
Ever wonder about those cool sculptures, prints, and other art work you’ve seen around campus? What is it? Who made it? Is that sculpture near the science building a tribute to Walt Disney (Nope! Good guess though! See the end of the post for the answer!)? We’ve got answers to these questions and more on […]Read more "Pump Up Your Public Art Smarts"
Janaina Tschäpe’s “Forest Spirits” mural is now complete and will be officially dedicated this Thursday at the brand new USF School of Music facility. As you can see in the time-lapse video above, this large scale mural project took several days to complete, and it is now alive with color in the building’s main lobby. […]Read more "Time-lapse Video of Janaina Tschäpe’s “Forest Spirits” Mural"
Janaina Tschäpe begins work on a large-scale mural for the new USF School of Music Building. A dedication ceremony will take place in honor of the work on March 31, 2011. The USF School of Music is buzzing with excitement over their beautiful new campus home. The new School of Music building will house a […]Read more "New USF Music Building to Feature Janaina Tschäpe Mural"