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Senior Exhibitions

 

Senior Students from Art & Design Department display a selection of their respective work for a week, from Tuesday through Sunday. Reception every Tuesday as listed from 4 to 6 pm in the Studio Gallery at Tweed.

 

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Louden

WINDOWS

 

A new site-specific, multi-disciplinary installation in the Sax Gallery by internationally known artist, Sharon Louden, entitled Windows. This solo exhibition brings together sculpture, paintings, music and theatrical lighting for a temporary installation on view from October 22, 2015 – May 29, 2016.

 

credits:

Sharon Louden

Community (detail)

Courtesy of the artist

Photography by Christopher Gallo, New York, NY

Shown here at the Ashville Art Museum, Ashville, NC

©2014 Sharon Louden

Minichiellopg

ROBERT MINICHIELLO: Spontaneous Acts

 

Introducing Spontaneous Acts, a new exhibition by New York artist, Robert Minichiello. The artist is best known for large paintings of psychological interiors envisioned as short stories painted on unstretched unprimed canvas. In this exhibition, sixteen canvases will be on display with such titles as Bird In Tunisia, I Put a Spell on You, and Melancholy. On view until December 31, 2015.

 

credits:

Robert Minichiello (American, b. 1951)

Orange Crush (detail), Winter 2012

Acrylic on unprimed canvas, 5' x 8'

Collection of the Artist

L2015.3

 

 

 

 

 

Munger

Selection of Gilbert Munger Paintings

 

Ongoing

Olive Anna Tezla Library

 

A selection of paintings from the Tweed Museum of Art collection by artist Gilbert Munger are featured in the Olive Anna Tezla Library.

 

Learn more about Gilbert Munger

 

 

credits:

Gilbert Munger (American, 1837-1903)

Berkley Springs, 1894

Oil on Canvas

Collection Tweed Museum of Art, UMD

Gift of Lester E. & Ann H. Shervy

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Voulkos

Resurfaced and Reformed: Evolution in Studio Ceramics

 

August 19, 2014- December 31, 2015

Alice Tweed Tuohy Gallery

 

Tradition has exercised a strong current of influence in American studio ceramics, yet the field of ceramics experienced and explosion of new ideas in the 1950's. This exhibition will illuminate the threads of influence as well as new direction. Renowned, nationally known ceramic artists will provide the foundation of the exhibit, with works from the Tweed collection, Bemidji State University, and regional artists providing breadth and depth to the selections.

 

September 30, 2014

Opening Reception

6:00-8:00 pm

 

Join us to celebrate the opening of the exhibition of Resurfaced and Reformed: Evolution in Studio Ceramics.

 

Free and open to the public.

 

credits:

Peter Voulkos (American, 1924-2002)
Untitled (stack), 1973
Coiled, hand-built and hand-torn Stoneware, Stones
Collection of Tweed Museum of Art, UMD
Alice Tweed Tuohy Foundation Purchase Fund Marguerite L. Gilmore Charitable Foundation Fund

 

Sweep

Selections from the Collection

 

Ongoing

Alice Tweed Tuohy Gallery and Court Gallery

 

Collection-based exhibitions comprised of selected thematic groupings.

 

Credits:

Allen D. (Big Al) Carter (American, 1947-2008)

Sweep, 2001

acrylic, sand on board, 48 x 47 3/4

Collection Tweed Museum of Art, UMD

Marguerite L. Gilmore Charitable Foundation Fund

D2009.45.2

George Morrison:

Horizons and Totems

 

Ongoing

Balcony Gallery Niche

An artist who was influenced by the natural landscape, particularly that of Lake Superior, along with his Ojibwe heritage and an inuitive sense of design, order, and color.

 

Credits:

George Morrison (American, Ojibwe, 1919-2000)

Alpen Glow, Lake Superior Landscape, 1986

acrylic on canvas on board

Private Collection

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Romero

The Richard E. and Dorothy Rawlings Nelson Collection of American Indian Art

 

 

 

 

Nov 11, 2014–Nov 11, 2015

Nelson Display Case Exhibition

 

Contemporary and Traditional Artworks

Selections of both contemporary and historical objects are on display in this showcase.

 

Romero has merged traditional forms and techniques with contemporary art imagery. Traditional techniques include hand coiling, polished slip decoration, and a spirit break in the rim. The 14 karat gold rim is certainly contemporary, as is the inscription along the rim in gold: Chongo made and painted me 'Return of the Saucerman'. This work is currently on display, come see it up close and study the details.

 

Credits:

Diego Romero (Cochiti Pueblo, b. 1964)
Return of the Saucer Man, ca. 2009
Hand built and coiled polychrome earthenware, natural pigment, 14 karat gold
Collection of the Tweed Museum of Art
Marguerite L. Gilmore Charitable Foundation Fund
D2013.18.6

 

 

 

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Friberg

Mounties of the Potlatch Collection

 

ONGOING

Balcony Gallery

 

The exhibition consists of 17 original paintings of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police from The Potlatch Collection at Tweed. The works are by Arnold Friberg.

 

Credits:

Arnold Friberg, (American, 1913-2010)
Mounted Police Seated by Campfire, Horse and Tent to Rear, 1952
oil on canvas
Collection Tweed Museum of Art, UMD

Gift of The Potlatch Corporation

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