January 12 - February 14, 2016
The 2016 Faculty Biennial presents work reflecting a diverse range of studio practices by 35 tenure- and non-tenure track faculty in the School of Art and the Program in Arts Technology. The individuals in the exhibition represent the areas of Studio Art, Graphic Design, Art Education, and Arts Technology. Collectively, they have exhibited at major international institutions and museums and have also received support from such prestigious entities as the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, the Fulbright Scholar Program, the National Endowment for the Arts, Cité Internationale des Arts, and the Illinois Arts Council.
This is the first Faculty Biennial to be held at University Galleries' new space at Uptown Station, providing a unique opportunity to showcase within the bustling Uptown area a variety of faculty artwork, including painting, drawing, photography, printmaking, video, animation, installation, design, and interactive art. University Galleries is proud to highlight the talent of the faculty and offer students the chance to view the work of their professors.
The exhibition features works by: Daniella Barroqueiro, Megan Kathol Bersett, Jessica Benjamin, Judith Briggs, Peter Bushell, Ian Carey, Kristin Carlson, Tony Crowley, Andreas Fischer, Nancy Fewkes, Brian Franklin, Alfonso Gosálbez, Gary Justis, Jin Lee, Claire Lieberman, Tyler Lotz, James Mai, Jean MK Miller, John Miller, Bill O'Donnell, Melissa Oresky, Morgan Price, Laura Primozic, Iga Puchalska, Scott Rankin, Jason Reblando, Randy Reid, Veda M. and Meda R. Rives, Mike Wille, Archana Shekara, Sarah Smelser, Albion Stafford, and Marissa Webb Tonkovic, as well as a lecture by art historian Melissa Johnson.