2013 Master of Art Education Exhibition
December 11, 2013 - December 28, 2013
Master of Art Education students present a series of works produced during their tenure at FIU, under the direction of Professor David Chang.
Bachelor of Fine Arts Students' Exhibition
December 11, 2013 - January 5, 2014
An exhibition of works by the graduating BFA class.
Karina Chechik: Architectures of Light
January 22, 2014 - April 13, 2014
After several years of research, travel, photographic gatherings and spiritual pilgrimage, Argentine artist Karina Chechik presents Architectures of Light, an exhibit based on various architectural settings with religious and cultural references which combine different artistic currents, beliefs, and temporalities. The exhibition addresses the existential questions the artist has tried to answer over the years regarding the human experience, the search for the divine and the spiritual. Curated by Francine Birbragher.
Miler Lagos: LAT 65.31N LONG 114.13W
January 22, 2014 - March 30, 2014
During his residency in the Canadian Arctic (2011), Miler Lagos investigated the experiences of early Arctic explorers who contributed to the body of knowledge about the natural resources of this remote region. For the same reason, his project LAT 65.31N LONG 114.13W developed in the geographical area from which nineteenth-century European expeditions departed, contributing to what might be called, "The Canadian Arctic Botanical Expedition." Curated by Francine Birbragher.
Capture the Moment: The Pulitzer Prize Photographs
February 12, 2014 - April 20, 2014
Capture the Moment consists of photographs from every Pulitzer Prize photographer, from the year of the first prize, 1942, to the present. Presently, there are 164 photographs included. The exhibit includes dramatic and poignant news and feature photographs, including Joe Rosenthal's World War II photo of the raising of the flag by U.S. Marines on Iwo Jima (1945 Pulitzer); the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina (2006 Pulitzer); Robert H. Jackson's 1963 photo of Jack Ruby shooting Lee Harvey Oswald and Nathaniel Fein's shot of Babe Ruth watching his number being retired at Yankee Stadium (1949 Pulitzer). Curated by Cyma Rubin.
Aesthetics & Values
February 12, 2014 - March 9, 2014
This exhibition is curated by the students in the Honors College at FIU. This annual project provides students with the opportunity to demonstrate their resourcefulness and creativity through the research, curation, and organization of an on-campus exhibition of contemporary Miami artists. Featured artists: Ray Azcuy, Carlos Betancourt, Antonio Chirinos, Maritza Molina, Ralph Provisero, Carol Prusa, Onajide Shabaka, Kyle Trowbridge, and Michelle Weinberg.
Our America: The Latino Presence in American Art
March 26, 2014 - June 22, 2014
A presentation of the rich and varied contributions of Latino artists in the United States since the mid-twentieth century, when the concept of a collective Latino identity began to emerge. The exhibition is drawn entirely from the Smithsonian American Art Museum's pioneering collection of Latino art. It explores how Latino artists shaped the artistic movements of their day and recalibrated key themes in American art and culture. The exhibition presents artworks in all media eading modern and contemporary artists. The exhibition is organized by E. Carmen Ramos, Curator of Latino Art at the Smithsonian American Art Museum.
Monika Weiss: Sustenazo (Lament II)
April 23, 2014 - August 3, 2014
Polish-born artist Monika Weiss creates a video installation, Sustenazo (Lament II), which explores the expression of lament through the gestures of a woman. Curated by Julia P. Herzberg.
Museum studies: Pre-Columbian Collections from the Frost Art Museum
May 7, 2014 - August 31, 2014
Students enrolled in the Museum Studies Graduate Certificate Program will use selections from the Frost Art Museum Permanent Collection in this annual project that gives them an opportunity to curate an exhibition from beginning to installation, applying their newly-learned skills. Directed by Annette B. Fromm.
Philippe Dodard: Art for Haiti's Sake
May 7, 2014 - June 29, 2014
Dodard's work is unique and powerful, expressive and bold, and his use of ink, paint and metal is celebrated throughout Haiti's artistic community. While his Haitian influences are clearly evident, Dodard has stretched tradition and, in doing so, created a fresh Haitian sophistication that is uniquely his own, the very definition of "independence."
School of Night: Arturo Rodríguez
June 18, 2014-August 24, 2014
School of Night features works on paper by artist Arturo Rodríguez and poems inspired by the drawings that are in his artist-book of the same title.
July 12, 2014 through September 14, 2014
A collaboration between Cuban-American artist Luis Cruz Azaceta and musician Mirta Gomez that features paintings and the sounds of Felix Mendelssohn as expressions of the silent voices of the Cuban Diaspora.
Simon Ma: Ma-Horse
July 12, 2014 - October 26, 2014
One of China's most well-known and internationally acclaimed artists. Simon Ma blends eastern and western techniques in a multi-media exhibit inspired by the late Chinese artist Xu Beihong and the symbolism of the horse in the Chinese Year of the Horse.
European & Caribbean Masters: Another History of Caribbean Art
June 18, 2014 - August 24, 2014
European & Caribbean Masters places in inter-relation the expression of two distinct artistic universes that are culturally and historically linked. Through a number of European works that date from the sixteenth to the nineteenth century, and through the confrontation with artworks by Caribbean artists, the exhibition endeavors to re-establish a balance in an aesthetic dialectical exchange that history has virtually ignored.