December 1, 3-5 PM. Join us to celebrate the retirement of LUAG director / chief curator Ricardo Viera. Viera will be retiring at the end of December after dedicating 44 years of service to Lehigh University Art Galleries. Free and open to the public. Refreshments provided.… Read More POSTPONED: Farewell Reception for LUAG Director/Chief Curator Ricardo Viera
Horger Artist-in-Residence for Art | Architecture | Design. The Horger Artist-in-Residence is a semester-long residency that brings noteworthy talent to Lehigh University. Every year the residency rotates between the fields of Music, Theater or Art|Architecture|Design. … Read More Karyn Olivier
Photography has been a lifelong passion for LUAG Director and Chief Curator Ricardo Viera. When Viera first came to Lehigh University in 1974, his priority was to establish professional standards for the art works he found. To his dismay, he discovered—among the many paintings, prints, and coins which made up the fine art collection—there was only one photograph. With this discovery his first IDEA was born: to build a teaching collection centered around works-on-paper, including photography.… Read More Photographs Are Ideas
Study Night At The Museum provides students with an alternative study space as they gear up for finals. Bring a friend and your study material and prepare to conquer your finals surrounded by art in the quiet and peaceful LUAG Lower Gallery. When you need a mental break from studying you’re invited to explore the… Read More Study Night At The Museum
Join us to celebrate what would have been Wifredo Lam’s 115th birthday and the closing of the exhibition The Drawings of Wifredo Lam: 1940-1955. The party will take place at 6 PM in the LUAG Main Gallery, Zoellner Arts Center. Prosecco, a sparkling wine from Italy, and desserts will be served. This event marks one… Read More Wifredo Lam's 115th Birthday Celebration
OCTOBER 20: Gallery conversation with María Martínez-Cañas, 6 pm. Main Gallery, Zoellner Arts Center.… Read More October 20: Gallery conversation with María Martínez-Cañas, 6PM.
Join us for a lecture and reading by Wifredo Lam’s great nephew, Juan Castillo Vázquez, in conjunction with the exhibition The Drawings of Wifredo Lam: 1940-1955. The lecture will take place at 4:10PM in Baker Hall, Zoellner Arts Center. This is a Spanish language talk with English transcription provided, including excerpts from Wifredo Lam’s poetry. Reception to follow. All LUAG events are free and open to the public.
Special thanks to Tony Ulloa, Casa Serena Collection, for the loan of works to this exhibition. María Martínez-Cañas is a photographer who works beyond the limits of the camera. Conceptually driven, she dissects, collages, digitally manipulates, erases, and recombines images, resulting in a range of forms that includes: photomontage, camera-less photograms, sculptural installation, and archival… Read More María Martínez-Cañas
Sherk will discuss his sound and video work in conjunction with his installation SonanceZOELLNER located throughout the building. 6 pm. Butz Lobby, Zoellner Arts Center. Reception to follow.… Read More April 20: Scott Sherk Reception and Artist Talk, 6 PM
A Collaborative Sound Sculpture. Celebrating 20 Years of Zoellner Arts Center. Humming computers. A droning HVAC system. The murmur of voices in a crowded lobby. These often unnoticed sounds create a sonic landscape that provides raw material for sound sculptor Scott Sherk. By chopping, compressing, and recombining recordings of these ambient sounds, Sherk constructs sonic forms that heighten the listener’s experience of space. His installation SonanceZOELLNER, incorporates light, speakers, and the natural resonance of the building to transform the Zoellner Arts Center into a sculptural sound environment.… Read More Scott Sherk: SonanceZOELLNER
March 2: Area musician Gary Joseph Hassay will perform a short program of spontaneous compositions at the reception and gallery talk for Area Artists 2017. Hassay’s performance, dedicated to these exceptional artists, precedes a gallery Q & A with Kerns, Slahta, Ross, Badt, and Sherk. Doors open at 6pm, performance at 6:30 pm. LUAG Main Gallery, Zoellner Arts Center.… Read More March 2: Reception and Gallery Talk for Area Artists 2017; featuring area musician Gary Joseph Hassay.
Deborah Slahta, Judith Joy Ross, Ed Kerns, Pat Badt and Scott Sherk.
Area Artists is a biennial exhibition presenting the works of established artists and art educators of the eastern Pennsylvania region. The exhibition includes works by Deborah Slahta (ceramics), Judith Joy Ross (photography), Ed Kerns (Painting), and the collaborative team of Pat Badt (painting and book making) and Scott Sherk (sculpture and sound art).… Read More Area Artists 2017