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Previous Exhibitions

erik levine
Energy Inside
June 1 - September 16, 2001
This exhibition presented work by five contemporary sculptors dealing with issues of force, growth and power. Artists in the exhibition included Steve Currie, Heide Fasnacht, Erik Levine, Matthew McCaslin, and Sheila Pepe. 

sandy skoglund
Sandy Skoglund
June 1 - September 16, 2001
A new installation by Sandy Skoglund commissioned by the Faulconer Gallery. For the first time, the internationally known artist's work was installed both indoors and outdoors, inaugurating Grinnell College's Holden Sculpture Courtyard. Sandy Skoglund's website

steve currie
Steve Currie: Models & Drawings
June 1 - September 16, 2001
Print and Drawing Study Room 

Raul Meel
Raul Meel
Copula 7A
Estonian Art Since 1990
October 5 - December 9, 2001
An exhibition that introduced contemporary Estonian art to this country and explored the changes in Estonian culture since its independence from the Soviet Union. The exhibition included recent work by avant-garde artists of the dissident groups ANK 64, SOUP 69, and Tõnis Vint's Studio 22. Curated by John Mohan, Department of Russian and Kay Wilson Jenkins, Curator of the Grinnell College Collection.

George Olson
George W. Olson
Winter Prairie Dock
The Prairie Suite: A Study of Place
October 5 - December 9, 2001
Print & Drawing Study Room
Twelve prints commissioned by the Center for Prairie Studies from 12 printmakers around the country. Each print is a personal response to the tall grass prairie.

Dia Azzai
Dia Azzawi
Iraqi Art and Literature Around the World
January 29 - March 15, 2002
Contemporary work by Iraqi artists living around the world, presented in conjunction with a symposium on the destruction of an ancient culture by current political and military action. The symposium was sponsored by the Faulconer Gallery, Rosenfield Program in Public Affairs, International Relations and Human Rights; and Center for International Studies at Grinnell College.
Iraqi Art slide show
Readings by Iraqi poets

Iraqi Art: Graphic Works

January 29 - March 17, 2002
Print & Drawing Study Room

Prints by Linda Schwarz
April 1-21, 2002
An exhibition of work created 1997-2001 at Wildwood Press, St. Louis, Missouri.

Käthe Kollwitz
Die Freiwilligen
Walking a Tightrope: German Expressionist Printmaking 1904-1928
April 1-21, 2002
An exhibition of the John L. and Roslyn Bakst Goldman Collection of German Expressionist Prints recently acquired by Grinnell College. The collection features over 70 works by 20 artists who worked in Germany between the world wars. The exhibition was curated by students in Professor Jenny Anger's exhibition seminar using the Goldman collection and other works in the Grinnell College Art Collection. Visit the exhibition web site for images, essays and information about the project.

Wake Up Little Susie
April 5-28, 2002
Herrick Chapel
A mixed-media sculptural installation about pregnancy, abortion and race in postwar, pre-Roe v. Wade America, created by Kay Obering, Cathleen Meadows, and Kathy Hutton in response to the book by the same name by scholar Rickie Solinger. The piece was presented in the chapel to facilitate discussion and use by many constituents. Exhibition and events were co-sponsored by Gender and Women's Studies; Center for Religion, Spirituality and Social Justice; and Faulconer Gallery. Click here for more images of the exhibition.

Student Art Salon 2002
May 3 - 20, 2002 - Opening reception May 3
Annual juried exhibition of work by Grinnell College students. All Grinnell College students are eligible to submit works to be juried. Prizes are awarded in several categories. On view through graduation.

Jill Davis Schrift
Grinnell College Art Faculty Show
May 3 - 20, 2002 - Opening reception May 3
Biennial exhibition of work by the studio art faculty at Grinnell College. This year's exhibition will include work by Bobbie McKibbin, Will Pergl, Jill Davis Schrift, Melissa Schulenberg, and Merle Zirkle (emerita).

Drawings from the Grinnell College Collection
April 15 - June 1, 2002
Print & Drawing Study Room
Drawings range from a sixteenth century Italian chalk drawing attributed to Jacopo Bassano (1510-1592) to work by young contemporary artists Emily Eveleth and Till Freiwald. Among the recent acquisitions is Marion Mahony Griffin's 1911 presentation drawing of the Benjamin J.
Ricker Residence, Grinnell, Iowa.

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