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Previous Exhibitions

Anne Bremer
California Paintings 1910-1940
Selections from Mills College Art Museum

May 31 - July 14, 2002
With styles ranging from Impressionism to post-Impressionism to the Regionalism of the 1930s, this exhibition features 44 glorious landscape and figure paintings created by an extremely active group of artists from the San Francisco Bay Area. Organized by Ann Harlow, Adjunct Curator, Mills College Art Museum, Oakland, California.

Aging Icons: Recent Work by Shimon Okshteyn
May 31 - July 14, 2002
Shimon Okshteyn's large-scale, meticulously-rendered drawings and oversized sculpture re-engage the contemporary viewer with discarded objects of a bygone era.

Giambattista Trotti
called il Malosso

Italian Drawings and Prints
from the Castelvecchio Museum, Verona

August 30 - October 20, 2002
In a collaboration with Iowa's sister state in Italy, the Veneto, the Faulconer Gallery will present an exhibition of 100 Italian master drawings and prints from the 16th through the 20th centuries, all selected from the collection housed at the Museo di Castelvecchio in Verona, Italy. This exhibition is presented with the assistance of Iowa Sister States and the City of Verona, Cultural Affairs Office, and supported by the Veneto Regional government. Production of the catalogue is supported by Fedrigoni Cartiere S.p.A.

Positional Play
November 1 - December 20
Joseph Mancuso and James von Minor
A collaborative installation by Joseph Mancuso (Houston, TX) and James von Minor (Baltimore, MD). As sculptors, the two artists seek out opportunities to create exhibitions together in which the individual pieces made by each of them and the ensemble as a whole are integral to the success of the final presentation. The artists prepared work in advance and traveled to Grinnell to create an installation which encompasses the entire floor of the Faulconer Gallery. Click here to view more images of the installation.

December 5 - 20
Summer Ventis '02
Recent Grinnell graduate Summer Ventis is the 2002 recipient of the competitive 9th Semester Fellowship in Studio Art. During her 9th semester, she has developed her skill as a printmaker, with the guidance of Professor Tony Crowley. The Fellowship provides an extra semester during which an art student may explore ideas and build a portfolio in preparation for graduate school. This exhibition includes work completed by Summer Ventis during Fall 2002.
Opening Reception: Thursday, December 12, 4:00 p.m.
Burling Gallery, Burling Library

Anna Bella Geiger

Layers of Brazilian Art
January 31 - April 13
The staff of the Faulconer Gallery will curate an exhibition of contemporary art from Brazil, a country as large and diverse as the U.S. with a 500-year history of art. The show will include paintings, sculpture, mixed media works, and site-specific installations. Programs across disciplines and visiting artists will contribute to the richness and the layers of this exhibition.
Click here to see a selection of images in the exhibition.




Syncrisis and Resonance
April 25 - May 19
New works created by Professor Tony Crowley which respond, in two-dimensional art, to the themes, emotions, and ideas in John Milton’s poems “L’Allegro” and “Il Penseroso.” George Frederick Handel’s adaptation of the poems in music have been an additional influence on the project.



Annual Student Art Salon
May 2 - 19
The annual juried exhibition of art by Grinnell students will finish out the academic year.



2 Weeks in August: 14 Rural Absurdities
Tom Huck Woodcuts

April 18 - May 31
Personal accounts and local folklore of the artist's hometown of Potosi, Missouri.
Print and Drawing Study Room

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