First Friday Lecture - Mary Laube

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Friday, October 7, 2016 - 12:00pm to Saturday, October 8, 2016 - 12:45pm

The School of Art presents visiting artist Mary Laube for our First Friday Lecture Series on Oct. 7 at noon.  Mary Laube is a painter and installation artist who has exhibited her work internationally.  See below for her bio.  The lecture will take place in room 165 at the Center for the Visual Arts, 325 Terrace Dr. in Kent, Ohio.  All lectures are free and open to the public.

Mary Laube was born in Seoul, South Korea. She received an M.F.A. from the University of Iowa in 2012. Recent exhibitions include Signaling to the Cipher towards a Segway at Field Projects in New York City, Paper Planes at Whitdel Arts in Detroit,  9/50 Summit with Good Weather at the Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, and Dream Continuum at Circuit 12 in Dallas. Her work has been supported by several artist residencies including the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts and the Vermont Studio Center. She received the Illinois National Women in the Arts Award in 2009 and a Project Grant from the Iowa Arts Council, a division of the Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs and the National Endowment for the Arts in 2014. Laube is co-founder of the Warp Whistle Project, a collaborative duo with composer Paul Schuette. Their work was presented at the 2016 International Symposium on Electronic Art in Hong Kong. Recent exhibitions include shows at the Czong Institute for Contemporary Art in Gimpo, South Korea and Phyllis Weston in Cincinnati. In addition to her studio practice, Laube has taught at the University of Tennessee Chattanooga and the University of Iowa, and has served as a visiting artist at various institutions including the Virginia Commonwealth University Qatar, Eastern Michigan University,  Knox College, and the University of Northern Iowa. 

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