Art & Design and Art History Department

Greiner Art Gallery - 2009-2010 exhibition schedule

Deb Whistler - Blame it on the Rabbit

Friday, September 11 – Saturday, October 3
Gallery Talk & Opening Reception Friday, September 11, 5-7pm - gallery talk at 5:30

Associate Professor of Art, Hanover College
MFA University of Cincinnati
BA Miami University of Ohio



Erin Gigl and Jon Paul Smith - The Creative Process

Monday, October 5 - Thursday, October 15
Gallery Talk and Reception – Monday, October 5, 5-7pm with gallery talk at 5:30



Fall Student Art Exhibit

Monday, October 26 – Monday, November 6
An exhibition of drawings by students in Fall Studio classes



Leticia Bajuyo – pre-fab(ulous) environments

Saturday, November 14 – Monday, December 14
Gallery Talk & Reception – Friday, November 20 at 5pm, 5-7pm - gallery talk at 5:30

Associate Professor at Hanover College
2001 MFA University of Tennessee, Knoxville (Sculpture)
1998 BFA University of Notre Dame (Sculpture)



Fanky Chak – The Boxes

Friday, January 15 – Friday, February 12
Gallery Talk and Reception – Friday, January 15, 5-7pm with gallery talk at 5:30

Associate Professor of Graphic Design, The College of New Jersey
MFA University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
BFA State University of New York, College at New Paltz

Born in Hong Kong, Chak came to the U.S. in 1989 and became a U.S. citizen in 2005. He earned a bachelor’s degree in graphic design from the State University of New York-New Paltz, and followed with a master’s degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He is currently an associate professor of graphic design at The College of New Jersey.

The artist writes the following about his art:
New Jersey-based artist Chung (Fanky) Chak’s exhibit, The Boxes Project, features 60” x 60” digitally manipulated photomontages depicting hectic urban environments. Each photomontage includes hundreds to thousands of window pictures taken from different cities around the world. It intends to illustrate stereotypes we have among the people who are different from ourselves.

As a foreigner who came to the U.S in his early 20s, Chak was fascinated by imagining what happens behind the beautiful windows of Broadway in New York City. “Looking from the outside, and imagining the inside” is the initial idea behind the Boxes series. The stereotypes he learned from TV helped him fantasize about the stories behind the windowpanes. He uses stereotypical associations to construct narratives in his artwork, and leaves it up to the audience to decide whether these stereotypes are true. The images from this series were taken in NYC, New Mexico, Berlin, Montreal, Hong Kong, and Tokyo. Initially, he wanted to display the work in their respective cities so that the audience from each area would be able to relate to the stereotypes and judge whether or not they are accurate. After a long working process, however, he realized the stereotypes my work expresses are more about human nature in general, and the project didn’t need to be audience specific..

In addition to its exhibition at Hanover, “The Boxes” also has appeared at the Cambridge, Mass., Multicultural Arts Center, Artspace in Raleigh, N.C., Abrons Arts Center in New York and the Viewpoint Gallery, Sacramento, Calif. For more information about Chak's artwork, please visit http://www.chakart.com/



Senior Art History Major Co-curatorial Exhibition

co-curated by the senior Art History majors:
Philip Forkert,
Lindsay Hagen,
Alexandra Ross, and
Mallory Woody

Friday, February 19 – Friday, March 19
Reception – Friday, March 12, 5-7pm with gallery talks at 6pm

This exhibition will feature selections from the Hanover College private art collection and represents months of research and planning by the senior Art History majors and is both a pre-professional experience and is part of their comprehensive exam.

Artworks include prints by Picasso, Marini, Miro and Giacometti and a painting by Jean Honore Fragonard, a Barbara Hepworth wood sculpture, and a painting by Flemish Renaissance artist Jan Gossaert Mabuse.



Senior Studio Art Major Independent Study Exhibition I

This exhibition will feature art by senior Studio Art Majors:
Josh Juett and Carson McBain

Wednesday, March 24 – Friday, April 2
Reception – Friday, April 2, 5-7pm with gallery talks 5:30-6pm

This show feature paintings by Carson McBain and sculptures by Josh Juett. This exhibition represents months of exploration, planning, and creating by the senior Studio Art majors and is their Senior Independent Study Thesis Exhibition.



Senior Studio Art Major Independent Study Exhibition II

This exhibition will feature art by senior Studio Art Majors:
Erica Pickett and
Jennifer Williams

Wednesday, April 7 – Friday, April 16
Reception – Friday, April 16, 5-7pm with gallery talks at 6pm

This show features photographs by Erica Pickett and a sculptural installation of magazine paper by Jennifer Williams. This exhibition represents months of exploration, planning, and creating by the senior Studio Art majors and is their Senior Independent Study Thesis Exhibition.

 



Our Own Backyard 2010 - Group Exhibition

Friday, May 7 – Friday, May 28
The exhibition will officially open Friday, May 7th at 5pm with short gallery talks by each artist starting at 5:30. The reception will continue till 7pm.

Our Own Backyard 2010 features artworks by five local artists. In the gallery, you can anticipate seeing a show that offers breadth in style, media, and subject. This exciting exhibition includes two-dimensional and three-dimensional, abstract and representational, conceptual and functional artworks by:

Eric Phagan
Teresa Waller
Jenny Straub Youngblood
Robert Moore
Kevin Carlson