University Art Gallery
NMSU Faculty Exhibition
25 January 2013- 23 February 2013
The NMSU Art Department Faculty Triennial, organized by curator Linda Weintraub, opens on Friday, January 25, 2013 from 5-7pm at the University Art Gallery. Weintraub will also give a talk as a participant in the Material Thought, Visiting Artist/Scholar Program, on Thursday, January 24, at 6pm in the Health and Social Services auditorium, Rm 101. The lecture and the exhibition are free and open to the public.
Linda Weintraub is an artist, educator, author and curator focusing on contemporary art with an environmental and social consciousness. Weintraub, who has a Master of Fine Arts degree from Rutgers University, has curated over fifty-five exhibitions, many of which have toured nationally and internationally. She has authored a number of well-known essays, catalogues and textbooks used in college instruction about current trends in contemporary art. Weintraub was the first director of the Edith C. Blum Art Institute at Bard College for ten years, and Henry R. Luce Professor of Emerging Arts at Oberlin College from 2000-2003 where she taught eco-art. Linda Weintraub lives, eats and breathes in the ways art can connect to the well-being of the planet with her sustainable lifestyle near Rhinebeck, NY.
Don't miss this opportunity to hear Linda Weintraub speak in person and to experience the exhibition she is helping to organize with the talented Faculty and staff at NMSU's Department of Art.