For the Division of Art course Studio Workshop: Building and Imagining in the Landscape, Eve Ascheim and John Yau will serve as visiting artists.
Above is Eve Aschheim’s Plural Blur, 2006, 12″ x 9,” Gesso, Black gesso, ink, and graphite, on mylar.
Jay Sullivan and Philip Van Keuren will teach the course from June 1 to June27, 2007, at SMU’s campus near Taos, Fort Burgwin.
Eve Aschheim will speak at Fort Burgwin Thursday, June 21, at 7:30.
Eve Aschheim was born in New York City, and received her BA from the University of California, Berkeley and her MFA from the University of California, Davis. Her work has been exhibited nationally and internationally.
In 2005 Eve Aschheim’s works were included in the group exhibitions, “In Black And White”, Lori Bookstein Gallery, NY, “Celebration”, Lohin-Geduld Gallery, NY and the Invitational Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture, American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, where she was awarded the Hassam, Speicher, Betts, Symons Purchase Award for two paintings, which will be donated to a museum. This year, four of her drawings were acquired by the Judith Rothschild Foundation Contemporary Drawings Collection and donated to the Museum of Modern Art, New York.
In 2004 her works were included in the exhibitions “New Views: Modern NY Cityscapes” at the New-York Historical Society, the 179th Annual at the New York Academy of Design, an exhibition of recent acquisitions at the Kunstmuseum Bonn, Germany, and “About Painting”, curated by Ian Berry at the Tang Museum, Saratoga, New York. Aschheim’s recent solo exhibitions include Larry Becker Contemporary Art, Philadelphia (2004) and Patrick Verelst Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium (2004).
A newly released catalog Eve Aschheim: Recent Work (Black Square Editions, 2005) documents her solo exhibition at The University of Massachussetts, Amherst Galley of 2003. Recent shows include a two-person drawing show with Kasimir Malevich at Galerie Rainer Borgemeister, Berlin, 2001. The traveling exhibition “Drawing is Another Way of Thinking, Recent American Drawing from a Private New York Collection,” included two of Aschheim’s works. The show originated at the Sackler Museum, Cambridge, MA in 1997 and traveled for five years to museums in Europe and the U.S..
Aschheim’s drawing exercise Drawing From Films, was included in the book “100 Creative Drawing Ideas”, (Shambhala Books and Random House, 2004, ed. Anna Held Audette) which showcases innovative drawing exercises by art teachers around the world.
Aschheim’s awards include the Richard and Hinda Rosenthal Foundation Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York Foundation for the Arts, the Pollock-Krasner Foundation, and the Elizabeth Foundation. Her work is in the collections of the Museum of Modern Art, NY; the National Gallery of Art, Washington; the Fogg Museum of Art, Cambridge, MA; Yale University Art Museum; M.O.C.A. Miami; The New-York Historical Society, Kunstmuseum Bonn; The Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin; The University of New Mexico Art Museum, Albuquerque, and the Lannan Foundation, Santa Fe, New Mexico. She lives in New York City.
John Yau will speak in Santa Fe as a part of our program on June 16, 2007, at James Kelly Contemporary, Santa Fe, at 4 PM.
John Yau is an art critic, essayist, poet, and prose writer. He was born in Lynn, Massachusetts in 1950, shortly after his parents fled Shanghai. He received his B.A. from Bard College in 1972 and his M.F.A. from Brooklyn College in 1978. His collections of poetry include Borrowed Love Poems (Penguin, 2002), Forbidden Entries (1996), Berlin Diptychon (1995), Edificio Sayonara (1992), and Corpse and Mirror (1983), a National Poetry Series book selected by John Ashbery. His books of art criticism include The United States of Jasper Johns (1996) and In the Realm of Appearances: The Art of Andy Warhol (1993). He has also edited Fetish (1998), a fiction anthology.
Yau’s honors include the Lavan Award from the Academy of American Poets, the Jerome Shestack Prize from the American Poetry Review, and grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York Foundation for the Arts, and the General Electric Foundation. He currently teaches at the Maryland Institute, College of Art. Yau lives in New York City.