Opening Reception and Gallery Talk
Friday, Jan. 28, 4 p.m.
Susan Baley, GCMoA’s new director, will introduce the exhibition, and Matthew Kluber, professor of studio art, and critic Saul Ostrow will give an overview of the exhibition, considering the changes and challenges of digital methods in traditional visual practice. Their talk will include a tour of the exhibition. A reception with in-person refreshments or treats-to-go as COVID-19 policies allow will follow. Want to attend virtually? Click this link to the Opening Reception. Meeting ID: 881 8852 5829
Recital: Royce Wolf — CANCELED
Tuesday, Feb. 1, 11 a.m.
This recital by Royce Wolf, professor of mathematics, has been canceled.
Artists @ Grinnell: Bill Albertini & John Pomara
Feb. 22, 4 p.m.
Join Bill Albertini and John Pomara for a conversation about their work in Digital Visions. Albertini’s work has been described as “digital phantasmagoria” born in the digital via 2-D and 3-D printers. Pomara digitally transforms glitches or chance images to create elegant, abstract paintings. Pomara describes his work as “multiplatform painting interfacing with social media while incorporating apps, photos on my iPhone, glitching software and Photoshop.” Want to attend virtually? Click this link to the Albertini and Pomara talk. Meeting ID: 862 0257 2576
Artists @ Grinnell: John F. Simon, Jr. & Anne Spalter
March 8, 4 p.m.
Join John Simon and Anne Spalter for a conversation about their work in Digital Vision. John Simon describes himself as a multimedia artist and software art pioneer whose meditative drawing practice inspires his media installations. In his work, he melds his creativity as a programmer and his skill with forms and sculpted objects. Anne Spalter represents collective consciousness by combining a consistent set of personal symbols using traditional mark-making methods and innovative digital tools, including artificial intelligence. Want to attend virtually? Click this link to the Simon and Spalter talk. Meeting ID: 882 5746 9918
Artists @ Grinnell: Kate Petley & Jody Zellen
April 5, 4 p.m.
Join Kate Petley and Jody Zellen for a conversation about their work in Digital Visions. Collapsing the boundaries between photography, sculpture and painting, Kate Petley’s work focuses on transformation, turning assemblages of cast-off cardboard fragments into mystical images, resplendent in color. Jody Zellen works in many media simultaneously, creating interactive installations, mobile apps, net art, animations, drawings, paintings, photographs, public art, and artist’s books. Want to attend virtually? Click this link to the Petley and Zellen talk. Meeting ID: 851 4352 3621
Writers @ Grinnell: Riva Lehrer
April 7, 8 p.m.
Riva Lehrer is an artist, writer and curator who focuses on the socially challenged body. She is best known for representations of people whose physical embodiment, sexuality, or gender identity have long been stigmatized. Her memoir, Golem Girl, was published in October 2020. Want to attend virtually? Click this link to the Lehrer talk. Meeting ID: 870 0558 6277