Feb
14
2019

UNK Art and Design is fortunate to be hosting visiting artist Jessica Brandl on Monday, February 18. She will be giving a lecture at 12:30pm in the Fine Arts Building, Room 312 where she will be giving a presentation on her work, creative process, artistic experiences, and more.

Jessica will also be giving a demonstration on her unique throwing technique, altering vessels, and how she approaches surfacing and firing her work. This demonstration will be from 2–4 PM in FAB 307.

This is event is free and open to the public.

A little more info from her website:

Jessica Brandl, a native Midwesterner, works in ceramics, drawing and painting.

 

Set in landscapes with looming architecture, turbulent skies, and misplaced objects, Brandl’s work exposes historical and eccentric places engulfed in psychological scenarios – both sinister and sublime. Surprising spatial arrangements and disjunctive scale shifts support a voyeuristic sense of seeing things from the inside out. Her current work serve as pointed souvenirs of history and the path to American-ness.

 

Jessica Brandl received her MFA from The Ohio State University and BFA from the Kansas City Art Institute. She is the recipient of awards including the Visiting McKnight Resident Artist, Windgate Scholar and the Rudy Autio Inspiration Grant.

You can view more about Jessica and her work at her website: https://jessicabrandl.com

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