Friday, November 17, 2006

Bio: Howard Tran

Howard Tran's artwork ranges from figurative sculpture to abstract, two-dimensional pieces. Utilizing traditional and non-traditional materials, he creates pieces that emphasize texture and symbols and reflect his Vietnamese/Chinese background.

Howard Tran received his BFA in sculpture from the Academy of Art University in San Francisco in 1998. He received his MFA in sculpture from Boston University in 2000. His work has been exhibited nationally in solo and group exhibitions. Howard Tran is an Assistant Professor of Art at Lycoming College.

Wednesday, November 08, 2006

Click to See: Chris At Work

Bio: Christopher Garcia

Christopher (Chris) Arthur Garcia (b. 1968). American ceramist making expressive figurative sculpture. After spending his childhood in Puerto Rico, G. studied Writing and Art at Bennington College, Vermont, graduating with a BFA in 1990. He also studied at the University of Arizona earning an MFA in 1992.

He taught at the Enabled Arts Center in Albuquerque, New Mexico, at Mississippi Valley State University, a historically African American college in Itta Bena, MS from 1995-96, at Big Bend Community College in Moses Lake, Washington from 1996-98 and at Antioch College, Ohio since 1999. His artist-in-residencies include Altos de Chavon in the Dominican Republic, The Art Farm in Nebraska In 1999 and 2003, Burren College of Art in Ballyvaughan, Ireland in 2002 and Pro Artibus in EkenŠs, Finland in 2005.

Tuesday, November 07, 2006

Haiku Middle Passage Commemorative Exhibit

Hello everyone,
I am collaborating on haiku #11 with Ibn Pori Pitts. We hope to make it an interactive piece of work.Ibn and I have been collaborating on projects for years(priintmaking , installationz muralz. This one in particular is exponentially fascinating.