Friday, March 20, 2015

FAU Galleries

Jay Critchley

Don't Be Crude:
Art and the Energy Grid
Jay Critchley will discuss his environmental activist art projects
Tuesday, March 31
7 pm, PA 101
Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton
 Performing Arts Building 101

 Jay Critchley is a multi-disciplinary artist known internationally for his humorous art works that respond to the ecological, cultural, and political concerns of local communities. In collaboration with activists and community stakeholders, the Provincetown, Massachusetts-based artist has tackled issues such as HIV/AIDS, climate change, and corporate domination, often resulting in real-world consequences that benefit and enrich communities.



Meet and Greet with Jay for artists and activists 6pm before the presentation

Both events are free of charge and open to the public

This program is made possible in part by the Cultural Council of
Palm Beach County.
Jay Critchley, Re-Rooters Day Ceremony, ritual purging previous year, held annually since 1983 on January 7 after the "Twelve Days of Stockpiling"; burning of discarded Christmas tree/boat, chanting, song; 2011 theme: Super PAC Rats (repuS CAP staR); Provincetown Harbor
at sunset


Thursday, March 12, 2015

Students display class projects

The Wilkes Honors Design and Color Phenom. (Art12026) class with Professor Raheleh Filsoofi put up some great artwork in the library. The class will be exhibiting future projects all semester long. Anyone in the area can come by the library to see it in person; but we will be documenting their projects here, so check back periodically.

Here are examples of their first installment.


Cheyenne Kudo -- “Hurricane of Emotion”
Erin Farmer -- “Phoenix Ablaze”

Gabriella DeAngelo -- “Not a Tile”
Daniel Rico-Madrazo -- “Rice Paddy Field”
Farrah Tygar -- “Second Project”

Tariqa Liebermann -- “Untitled No.1”

Friday, March 6, 2015

Artist spotlight Jacqueline Kern

Dr. Jacqueline Kern is an artist, educator, and author. Kern believes in bringing to life artwork that inspires joy, surprise, and peace.

Her website is
Follow Kern on Twitter: @artlearndrkern
Follow Kern on Tumblr: artandlearnwithdrkern

You can also go to Fine Art America. Dr. Kern often collaborates with the library and is working on a project that will be coming soon to Youtube. Stay tuned for details.

  Here are some of her works.