Peck School Of The Arts Announces Two New Shows At INOVA 5/7-8/8
UWM Peck School of the Arts announces two shows opening at the Institute of Visual Arts on Friday, May 7, 2010, with a public reception from 5-8 pm, that will remain on view through August 8, 2010.
Jennifer Bolande: Landmarks, 1982-2010
Inova, the Institute of Visual Arts in the Peck School of the Arts at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, is pleased to present the first major survey exhibition of Jennifer Bolande, spanning three decades of her work in a wide array of media.
Bolande emerged in the early 1980s working first in drawing, dance, performance and choreography. She developed her conceptual agendas within the context of her peers, both in the heady East Village days of Nature Morte Gallery, and with the first-generation Metro Pictures group. Influenced by Jack Goldstein, she began working with found pictures, rephotography, collage, and installation......(please see attached release for complete information)
Cecelia Condit: 1981 to Present: Comprehensive Retrospective of Milwaukee-based Film and Video Artist Cecelia Condit
Opening just before Mother's Day, video installation includes "Valentine" to Condit's Mother
Following her recent surveys at the CUE Foundation in New York City and at the North Dakota Museum of Art, INOVA, the Institute of Visual Arts in the Peck School of the Arts at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, presents Cecelia Condit: 1981 to Present, a comprehensive collection of Condit's film and video work. This special retrospective exhibition covers every major film and includes a new video installation never before seen in Milwaukee.
An American video artist and Professor of Film and Video in UWM Peck School of the Arts Department of Film, Cecelia Condit's work focuses on the contrast between the everyday world and fairy tales, with topics ranging from female aging to the imaginary world of children to suburban cannibalism. Since the early 1980s Cecelia Condit's narrative films and video have explored the not-so-average experiences of the "average woman" in a social climate of sublimated violence, fear, and misogynist aggression....(please see attached release for complete information)