Fine Arts Preview October 10 – 16

Posted on October 10th, 2022 by

This week features the lecture and performance of Karen Tanaka with Music for Film and Electronic Media, and an Art Party in the Schaefer Art Gallery.

Music for Film and Electronic Media lecture with Guest Artist Karen Tanaka
October 14, 7:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Jussi Bjorling Recital Hall

Guest Artist Karen Tanaka is presenting the lecture for Music in Film and Electronic Media. Karen Tanaka is a composer and pianist with great experience in the film music and electronic media industry. Her works have been performed by distinguished orchestras worldwide including the BBC Symphony Orchestra and the Los Angeles Philharmonic.

Art Party: Activate your Imagination
October 15, 12 p.m. –  4 p.m.
Schaefer Art Gallery

The Department of Arts and Arts History is presenting an afternoon around the arts, including: the Public Reception for student exhibition Student Creative Suite ’22, snacks and refreshments, tours of Schaefer Studio Arts, a student video presentation, hands-on visitor activities such as throwing on a potter’s wheel or clay press molding with plaster molds, and lastly, an Art Scavenger hunt with prizes.

Showcase Concert with Gustavus Art Series Karen Tanaka
October 15, 7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Jussi Bjorling Recital Hall

The Gustavus Fine Arts Office presents the award-winning composer Karen Tanaka. The showcase will feature Gustavus students and faculty performing Tanaka’s original music and other compositions.

The Hillstrom Museum is displaying: FOCUS IN/ON: George Ault’s Lower Broadway and His Traumatic Life / Ralston Crawford: Torn Signs, Oscar Bluemner’s Sonnet Series, and Stuart Davies in Black and White, trio of focused exhibits from the Vilcek Foundation, New York City
September 19 to November 6
9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Monday – Friday
1 p.m. – 5 p.m. Saturday – Sunday

The FOCUS IN/ON project explores artist Ault, his work, and the chronic mental health issues that plagued him throughout his career.  Ault suffered numerous mental traumas, including the loss of all three of his brothers and a sister-in-law to suicide, and Ault’s own sudden death was also ruled a suicide.

Concurrent with the FOCUS IN/ON exhibit is a trio of exhibits organized by the Vilcek Foundation in New York City, featuring the works of three American Modernists, a primary focus of the Foundation’s art collection.

More Information can be found here: Link to Details about Hillstrom Exhibits



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