Ada Medina, Cory Arcangel, and George Krause will be coming to MIAD this year, supported by the Ello & Guido Brink Fund for the Support of Multidisciplinary Art.
The goal of the Ello & Guido Brink Fund for the Support of Multidisciplinary Art is to integrate the various fine arts mediums and incorporate new technologies into the arts. The lecture series brings in artists representing multiple disciplines, to lecture at MIAD and be involved with students in classes, critiques and seminars. Throughout their visits, the artists address the multidisciplinary aspects of their work.
Public Lecture: October 10, 7 p.m.
Ada Medina is an interdisciplinary artist who transitions between drawing, painting and sculpture. Born near the Tex/Mex border, Medina later received a B.F.A. in painting from the Layton School of Art & Design and her M.A. and M.F.A. degrees in drawing from the University of Iowa in Iowa City. Medina is the recipient of several distinguished grants, including a Pollack-Krasner Foundation Grant and a National Foundation for the Arts Individual Artist’s Fellowship.
Public Lecture: November 15, 7 p.m.
Cory Arcangel is a cutting-edge digital artist based in Manhattan whose work incorporates programming, digital print, installation, performance and music. In addition to showings at New York City’s most prestigious galleries (the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New Museum of Contemporary Art, PS1-MOMA and Whitney Museum of American Art), Arcangel has also exhibited extensively throughout Europe.
Public Lecture: March 27, 7 p.m.
Internationally acclaimed photographer George Krause trained at the Philadelphia College of Art. Since the 70s, Krause has been living in Texas, where he was a professor of art at the University of Houston from 1975-1999. He is the recipient of three grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and two Guggenheim fellowships, and his work can be found in the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art in New York.