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February 2017

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A River Runs Through It: Student Art Show & Sale

February 1February 28

Germantown Performing Arts Center,

1801 Exeter Road

Germantown,

38138

United States


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IRIS Orchestra Exhibition

In partnership with IRIS Orchestra, Memphis College of Art presents a student art show during the month of February surrounding the orchestra’s concert A River Runs Through It, with concert dates on Feb. 4-5. Tickets for the concert may be purchased online at irisorchestra.org or at the door. The exhibition is free and open to the public during the Germantown Performing Arts Center (GPAC) operating hours. During the fall 2016 semester, Illustration students in Michele Noiset, Jean Holmgren and Shane McDermott’s classes…

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39. El Nopal: Installations by Fidencio Fifield-Perez

February 13April 18

Rust Hall – Main Gallery,

1930 Poplar Avenue

Memphis,

38104


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Fidencio Fifield-Perez

Fidencio Fifield-Perez (formerly Martínez) presents his exhibition 39. El Nopal: No one visits the nopal until it bears fruit in the Rust Hall Main Gallery. He will present a Visiting Artist lecture in conjunction with his show on March 2, and a reception will take place March 3 from 6-8 p.m. Gallery hours are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; and Sunday, noon-4 p.m. Fifield-Perez’s work focuses on labor, societal perceptions of Los Invisibles, and maps as a…

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Circles: Works by Emily Miller

February 13April 18

Rust Hall – Alumni Gallery,

1930 Poplar Avenue

Memphis,

TN

38104

United States


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Emily Miller

MCA brings the street art of Emily Miller, a 2014 graduate of MCA’s Illustration program, into the Alumni Gallery. Miller’s large scale wheatpaste murals can be spotted throughout Nashville, Tennessee from the forgotten side streets of the city’s thriving hub, to the dilapidated structures at its industrial fringes. Miller often prints her illustrations at a small scale using traditional letterpress and screen printing techniques. Her strange and delicate compositions made up of fauns, birds, and wild-flowers blend cuteness with Miller’s mildly…

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Zoodles Exhibit

February 13April 18

Rust Hall,

1930 Poplar Avenue

Memphis,

TN

38104

United States


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Zoodles

Every Wednesday of the school year, from September to May, a group of MCA students dedicate their lunch break to draw at the Memphis Zoo. There are no obligations or commitments required to join in, except to collectively sketch and observe. The Zoodles group makes 30 trips to the zoo a year, and had 40 students participating over the 2016 fall term. They sketch at every venue and in every type of weather. Scanning the sketchbooks to enormous proportions and viewing them at…

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Visiting Artist Erik Valind

February 28 @ 12:00 pm2:00 pm

Rust Hall – Callicott Auditorium,

1930 Poplar Avenue

Memphis,

38104

United States


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Erik Valind

Internationally recognized photographer Erik Valind will present a Visiting Artist lecture to the MCA community and the public. Valind, a freelance photographer based in New York and and Image Master with Tamron, specializes in commercial lifestyle photography and environmental portraiture.

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March 2017

Free


Visiting Artist Fidencio Fifield-Perez

March 2 @ 12:15 pm1:45 pm

Rust Hall – Callicott Auditorium,

1930 Poplar Avenue

Memphis,

38104

United States


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Fidencio Fifield-Perez

MCA alumnus Fidencio Fifield-Perez (formerly Martínez) will give a presentation as part of MCA’s Visiting Artist lecture series surrounding his exhibition in the Rust Hall Main Gallery, 39. El Nopal: No one visits the nopal until it bears fruit. His exhibition will be on view Feb. 13-April 18 in the Rust Hall Main Gallery. Fifield-Perez will lecture on the benefits of expanding one’s practice beyond the studio and harnessing our individual narratives and identities for a more inclusive community—to not…

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Reception | 39. El Nopal by Fidencio Fifield-Perez

March 3 @ 6:00 pm8:00 pm

Rust Hall – Main Gallery,

1930 Poplar Avenue

Memphis,

38104


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Fidencio Fifield-Perez

Memphis College of Art will host a reception honoring the works of MCA alumnus Fidencio Fifield-Perez (formerly Martínez) in the exhibition 39. El Nopal: No one visits the nopal until it bears fruit. The show will be on view in the Rust Hall Main Gallery Feb. 13-April 18. The show and reception are free and open to the public, as well as his Visiting Artist lecture on March 2. Fifield-Perez’s work focuses on labor, societal perceptions of Los Invisibles, and…

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Reception | Circles: Works by Emily Miller

March 3 @ 6:00 pm8:00 pm

Rust Hall – Alumni Gallery,

1930 Poplar Avenue

Memphis,

TN

38104

United States


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Emily Miller

This reception will take place concurrent with the reception for 39. El Nopal, installations by Fidencio Fified-Perez. The exhibition will be on view in the Rust Hall Alumni Gallery Feb. 13-April 18. Gallery hours are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; and Sunday, noon-4 p.m.

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Class | Free Family Art Workshop

March 4 @ 2:00 pm4:00 pm

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An event every month that begins at 2:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until May 6, 2017

Rust Hall,

1930 Poplar Avenue

Memphis,

TN

38104

United States


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  Join us on the first Saturday of every month (some exceptions) for a free family art activity at Memphis College of Art. Workshops will include drawing, painting, sculpture and more and are open to all ages and experience levels! *IMPORTANT: All families in attendance must include at least one parent/guardian and at least one child (a minor under 18 years of age).* These workshops are free, but donations are always appreciated (recommended donation is $10 per family). Walk-ins are…

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April 2017


Class | Free Family Art Workshop

April 1 @ 2:00 pm4:00 pm

|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 2:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until May 6, 2017

Rust Hall,

1930 Poplar Avenue

Memphis,

TN

38104

United States


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  Join us on the first Saturday of every month (some exceptions) for a free family art activity at Memphis College of Art. Workshops will include drawing, painting, sculpture and more and are open to all ages and experience levels! *IMPORTANT: All families in attendance must include at least one parent/guardian and at least one child (a minor under 18 years of age).* These workshops are free, but donations are always appreciated (recommended donation is $10 per family). Walk-ins are…

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