SMU Art Alums in the Field: Quick Hits

Matthew Cusick, World Without End, 2015, Inlaid text, maps, and acrylic on panel, 40 x 64 inches (Via) Matthew Cusick, World Without End, 2015, Inlaid text, maps, and acrylic on panel, 40 x 64 inches
(Via)

SMU Meadows checked in with Division of Art alums of the M.F.A. and B.F.A. programs, who have galleries, lectures, and curated galleries out in the field. Both abroad and here in Dallas, Division of Art alums are busy. […]

2015-10-12T10:23:15+00:00 October 5, 2015|Art|

An Interview with Pollock Gallery Featured Artist Hugo Capron

An example of graffiti buffering. Image via Hugo Capron. An example of graffiti buffering. Image via Hugo Capron.

As part of a new fellowship program between SMU and École Nationale Supérieure d’Art (ENSA) in Dijon, France, French artist and student Hugo Capron is exhibiting his work at SMU’s Pollock Gallery from August 10-29. 

The Hamon Arts Blog was able to interview Hugo about his art and his experience in Dallas thus far. Read more ›

2015-12-16T14:29:40+00:00 August 31, 2015|Art|

How MFA Alum Brian R. Jones’ Work Found Its Way To Comedian Marc Maron

Courtesy Brian Jones A WTF Mug from Meadows M.F.A. alum Brian R. Jones (’07), featured on Marc Maron’s IFC show and podcast, WTF with Marc Maron

Comedian Marc Maron’s podcast, WTF with Marc Maron, has grown like wildfire in the past year. Past guests have included Louis C.K., Robin Williams, Vince Gilligan, and very recently– President Barack Obama.  SMU Meadows checked in with artist Brian R. Jones, who earned an M.F.A. from our Division of Art, to dispatch the story of how his ceramic mugs landed with the popular comedian. Jones’ work has been featured on Maron’s show and podcast steadily since 2011.

The following dispatch and photos are from Brian, and you can see more on his website, Twitter (@thebrianrjones) and Instagram (@brianrjones). […]

2015-08-10T09:03:26+00:00 August 6, 2015|Art|
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