Pozzatti: People, Prints, and Places
June 22 – November 4, 2018
Indiana University Professor Emeritus, Rudy Pozzatti, is skilled in many artistic mediums, but he is known primarily as a master printmaker. Born in Telluride, CO in 1925, Rudy received both his BFA and MFA degrees from the University of Colorado. He traveled to Italy twice with Fulbright grants in 1952-53 and again in 1963-64, where he worked in Cortona. He received a Guggenheim Fellowship in 63-64, and Ford grant to attend the Tamarind Lithography Workshop in Los Angeles. The Art Museum of Greater Lafayette has a comprehensive collection of Mr. Pozzatti’s work, spanning his entire career and one of his lithographs, titled ”Apollo,” is featured in the ArtSmart: Indiana educational program. The ArtSmart: Indiana team is guest curating this exhibit with selections of his works from our permanent collection.
The Body Beautiful:
Carvings by Carol Farber-Carrington
June 22 - September 23, 2018
Carol Farber-Carrington maintains a studio in West Lafayette, Indiana having moved from New York four years ago. Her sculptures range from abstract designs to modern representational ones, mainly focusing on the male and female figures. “The Body Beautiful” exhibition is an excellent cross-section of her work. The soft curves and variations in postures reflect the full gamut of human emotions. Farber-Carrington carves in marble, a variety of alabaster and soapstone, Black African wonderstone, and limestone. Other materials used include copper pennies, seashells, Plexiglas, and plaster. The artist’s sculptures have been shown in both solo and group exhibitions in Manhasset, Roslyn, Great Neck, Westbury, Syosset and New York City. Farber-Carrington’s sculptures are also included in private collections in New York and Indiana.
A graduate of the City College of New York, she completed her graduate degrees at Purdue University and accumulated postgraduate credits from St. John’s University, the New School for Social Research and Oxford University. She is also a certified Interior Designer. A retired Professor of English, she held the rank of Full Professor on faculty at one of the State University of New York campuses for over four decades where she also served as Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs for nine of those years.
Twinrocker: 48 Years of Hand Papermaking
September 21 – November 25, 2018
Founded in 1971, by Kathryn and Howard Clark, Twinrocker Handmade Paper was the first American handmade paper studio since 1929. Through the years, in their Brookston, Indiana studio, the Clarks have shown a steadfast commitment to their craft and paid scrupulous attention to the highest aesthetic and technical standards. Therefore, the name Twinrocker has become synonymous with excellence, integrity and, most of all, exquisitely beautiful handmade paper.
New Ideas: Bonnie Zimmer
September 21 – November 25, 2018
Bonnie Zimmer is a lifelong artist, arts activist and resident of Rensselaer, Indiana. A Professor Emeritus of Art, she is retired from Saint Joseph’s College where she was Associate Professor of Art and Chair of the Art Department. She is a committed artist and has exhibited nationally. Nearly all of her works are created from found materials harvested from the fields, woods and roadsides near her rural home.