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Public Art and Community: Inspiration and Reflection: A Public Conversation about the Importance of Public Art in Wyoming’s Communities and Campuses

VIDEO PRESENTATIONS

April 2-4, 2009


Thursday, April 2, 2009

Art Slam

Introduction by Susan Moldenhauer, UW Art Museum Director, followed by sculptor John Henry

Presentation by Ursula von Rydingsvard

Presentation by Jesús Moroles

Panel Discussion

20:20 Presentations - Short Presentations by 18 artists and arts leaders in Wyoming (Part 1)

20:20 Presentations - Short Presentations by 18 artists and arts leaders in Wyoming (Part 2) 


Friday, April 3, 2009

Session I

Introduction by Susan Moldenhauer, UW Art Museum Director.

Documentary: Sculpture: A Wyoming Invitational 

Public Art: Opening the Door into the ‘World of Art’ for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities by Terry Cooper

Who Owns the Work, and Who Protects the Intellectual Property Rights: The Trials and Tribulations of an Artist Dealing with Copyright in the Public Art Realm by Lawrence Argent 

The Blind Leading the Young: A Scientist Teaches Children How to Write About Sculpture by Jeff Lockwood 

Panel Discussion 

Session II

Introduction by Wendy Bredehoft, Art Museum Curator of Education 

Art Talk  by Steven Siegel

Public Art and Controversy: The College of Education Mural by Peter Moran

Making the Connection: Contemporary Sculpture Inspires Jr. High Students by Melanie Howlett 

The Student Response: The Positive and Negative Reaction on Campus by Jedadiah Cracco and Travis Ivey 

Panel Discussion 

Session III

Introduction by Susan Moldenhauer, UW Art Museum Director

Vandalism and Validation by Carl Reed 

Against Mimesis: Thoughts on the Sculpture of Ursula von Rydingsvard  by Harvy Hix 

How We Talk About Art  by Mike Massie

Public Art in Public Parks, that was easy!  by Paul Harrison 

Panel Discussion 

Session IV

Introduction by Wendy Bredehoft, Art Museum Curator of Education

The Art of Linda Fleming by Linda Fleming 

From Campus to Classroom: Utilizing the Sculpture Invitational  Ashley Hope Carlisle and David Jones

The Role of Community Colleges  by Howard Major

Reinvest in Public Art  by Nancy Freudenthal, Wyoming's First Lady

Panel Discussion 


Saturday, April 4, 2009

Session I

Introduction by Susan Moldenhauer, UW Art Museum director 

Personal Space on the Horizon by Charles Parson 

How Sculpture Invites us to Move by Margaret Wilson

Public Art and the Public Officials' Role by Duane Evenson

Sculptures on Campus! Are you Serious? by Phill Harris 

Panel Discussion

Session II

Introduction by Wendy Bredehoft, Art Museum Curator of Education

Art Talk by Charmaine Locke

Contemporary Sculpture in Rural Wyoming by Nita Kehoe

Panel Discussion

Session III

Introduction by Susan Moldenhauer, UW Art Museum Director

Art Talk: Dinner with Dolega and Other Works by Stan Dolega

Sound and Sculpture by Rod Garnett

Equations and Art by Rachael Sisneros and Dale Jones

Artists and Revitalization: Why Artists Offer a Higher Return on Public and Private Investment by Greg Esser 

Panel Discussion

Session IV

Introduction by Wendy Bredehoft, Art Museum Curator of Education

Art Talk by James Surl

Teaching Public Art: It Was a Very Good Year OR Ben and Bear Take A Backseat to Sculpture Invitational by Allen Trent

Green River Arts Council ‘Art on the Green’ Program by Pam Wolfe

Role of Legislators by John Schiffer and Nancy Schiffer

Panel Discussion and Closing Remarks

 

  • A University of Wyoming Art Museum and Wyoming Arts Council Partnership. Funded in part by Richard and Judith Agee, the Wyoming Cultural Trust Fund, the UW Office of the President, the UW Office of Academic Affairs, the UW Foundation, the UW Art Museum, the Western States Arts Federation, and the Wyoming Arts Council through the Wyoming State Legislature and the National Endowment for the Arts, which believes a great nation deserves great art.

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