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 […]Read more "Artist Talk: Kyle Timberman, 2020 MFA"
Meet Rhonda Massel Donovan, who after years of working in design, chose to toss the corporate roadmap and devote herself to artmaking. Donovan is interested in mapping human interactions and all the complexity of human relationships – sometimes painful, other times joyous, more often a mixture of both. Donovan’s paintings are the visual traces of […]Read more "Artist Talk: Rhonda Massel Donovan, 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 […]Read more "Artist Talk: Ash Lester, 2020 MFA"
Desert X 2019 was conceived as nineteen sites spread throughout the Coachella Valley, from the northeastern-most area of Whitewater to the southeastern-most Salton Sea. A project with Jenny Holzer was not realized due to concerns over the effect of the work on the local bighorn sheep population, which were in a fragile condition due to […]Read more "Four Days in the Desert – Viewing Desert X 2019"
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 […]Read more "Ekphrastic Responses to The Visible Turn"
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 […]Read more "Bosco Sodi’s Muro at USFCAM"
As the semester winds down to the end, the Contemporary Art Museum presents the last of their events in relation to the Miki Kratsman: People I Met exhibition. On Thursday, November 1, CAM held Art Thursday: Concert in the Galleries at 7 PM. This event was in collaboration with USF Contemporary Chamber Music, who brought […]Read more "Art Thursday: Concert in the Galleries"