Schick Art Gallery

Summer 2012

In July 2012, we will feature works by the Summer Six Art Faculty, with an opening reception Wednesday, July 25, from 4:30 - 6pm. This event is free and open to the public.

In June and August , the Schick is undergoing a little remodeling. We will be closed to the public during this time.

Due to circumstances beyond our control, Installation 101, a Summer Arts Session class where students work alongside teaching artists in the gallery, will not take place this year. 

In July 2011, Installation 101 teaching artists were Elana Herzog and Nnenna Okore. Click on links below for images.

Herzog Installation

Elana Herzog makes "sculptural drawings" using chenille bedspreads, old clothing, and common household materials. Her works consider, among other things,  the geometry of spaces, our existence within them, and the passage of time. She is a lecturer at Yale, and is represented by LMak Projects in New York. For the Schick Art Gallery installation, she took her original inspiration from the rectilinear space of the gallery, and developed her ideas in collaboration with the students.

Nnenna Okore Installation

Nnenna Okore's starting point was material-oriented; she and students used newspapers, burlap, paint, and dye to create a striking environment within the Schick space.

Okore is a Nigerian American artist who uses discarded materials and, through labor-intensive processes, transforms them into intricate, highly textural sculpture installations. She is the Chair of the Art Department at North Park University in Chicago.