The Road Less Traveled Conference

The Fast Lane—First Responders

September 27, 2017 1:00 p.m.

Quick-fire slide presentations by artists and curators who assisted with The Road Less Traveled exhibitions.

Moderator: Karen Patterson
Panelists: Shannon Stratton, Heather Hart, Raechell Smith, Michelle Grabner, Scott Reeder, Rita Barros, Brett Littman

Quick-fire slide presentations by artists and curators who assisted with THE ROAD LESS TRAVELED exhibitions on view in the fall of 2017 (featuring Eugene Von Bruenchenhein, Loy Bowlin, Emery Blagdon, Dr. Charles Smith, Jesse Howard, and Stella Waitzkin) highlighted new discoveries, asked big questions, and provided insights on the collaborative curatorial model.

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Exhibitions

VOLUMES: STELLA WAITZKIN
Rita Barros
Stella fashioned her own personal vision, composing the walls of her small fourth floor apartment with a library of colorful, cast-resin books, and other sculptural objects.
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AN ENCOUNTER WITH PRESENCE: EMERY BLAGDON
Shannon Stratton
Blagdon worked for nearly thirty years on this constantly changing installation called “The Healing Machine.”
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THINGS ARE WHAT WE ENCOUNTER: DR. CHARLES SMITH
Heather Hart
Dr. Charles Smith’s art environment, the African-American Heritage Museum + Black Veterans Archives, traces a national narrative of violence and racism from the Middle Passage to the present day. In the gallery, artist Heather Hart’s site-specific installation provided a literal and figural platform for Dr. Smith’s iconic sculptures.
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SOREHEAD HILL: JESSE HOWARD
Matthew Higgs Scott Reeder
Jesse “Outlaw” Howard (1885–1983) lived most of his life in Fulton, Missouri, and was known for the large environment of painted signs he created there. His signs bear traces of his varied life experiences, including interpretations of biblical verse, commentary on local and national politicians, and his low opinion of vandals who stole his signs.
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MYTHOLOGIES: EUGENE VON BRUENCHENHEIN
Lisa stone Brett Littman Michelle Grabner Chris Wiley Karen Patterson
In 1984, the John Michael Kohler Arts Center launched its first exhibition of Eugene Von Bruenchenhein's (1910–1983) work and currently cares for over 200 individual works by the Milwaukee artist. Von Bruenchenhein's work is garnering newfound attention and his work is included in exhibitions around the world.
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