HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (August 25, 2014) - Cheryl Goldsleger, internationally renowned painter and architectural artist will visit Huntsville as an eminent scholar at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH), Sept. 3-4.
Goldsleger's visit to UAH is sponsored by the Department of Philosophy. All events are free and open to the public. Additional sponsors include the UAH Humanities Center, College of Liberal Arts, and the Department of Art and Art History.
On Wednesday, Sept. 3, from 4:30 p.m., to 6 p.m., a gallery reception will be held for the artist in the Wilson Hall Art Gallery, located on the university's campus. Goldsleger's nationally acclaimed NAS Project Art Exhibit will be displayed at UAH through Monday, Sept. 15, in the Wilson Gallery. The exhibit features intricate drawings and paintings of architectural pieces crafted with graphic intersecting lines.
Goldsleger will give an art workshop and a public address on Thursday, Sept. 4. The workshop, an art experience forum for non-art majors, is from 10 a.m. to noon in the Union Grove Gallery (adjacent to Morton Hall). The second event, a lecture entitled "The NAS Project and Other Works," will be presented at 7 p.m., in the Wilson Hall Theater.
"We are excited to have Cheryl bringing her work from the National Academy of Sciences to UAH. She focuses on the architectural and philosophical aspects of the ways in which we humans construct and move through spaces," said Dr. Deborah Heikes, Professor and Chair of Philosophy.
Cheryl Goldsleger exhibits in the United States and abroad. Her work has been included in exhibitions at the Corcoran Gallery in Washington, D.C., the American Academy in New York, the Albright-Knox Gallery in Buffalo, the Brooklyn Museum, the National Museum of Women in Arts and the Tel Aviv Museum of Art in Israel.
Working with structural imagery throughout her career, Goldsleger was inspired to create a body of work based on the architecture of the famed National Academy of Sciences building in Washington, D.C. Goldsleger entitled the unique solo exhibition: The NAS Project (2013). The project features six canvasses, a sculpture, and six computer animations.
Additional recent projects by Goldsleger include a large installation of a mosaic tile exhibit, entitled Crossroads for the Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta, and solo exhibitions at Kidder Smith Gallery in Boston.
Goldsleger is a recipient of two National Endowment for the Arts Fellowships. She is a former professor and director of the Ernest G. Welch School of Art and Design at Georgia State University. Goldsleger earned a BFA degree from the Philadelphia College of Art, and an MFA degree from Washington University in St. Louis.
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