Intersection: Work from the Sutherland Artist-in-Residence Series
"Blurring the Subject" lampworked orange bullseye glass, 2010
University of Louisville's Cressman Center
June 4 – July 10, 2010
Reception: Friday, June 4, 6 – 9 p.m.
The Sutherland Endowed Chair in Glass lecture series seeks to further the field of glass art by creating a link between the artist’s studio practice, U of L students, and the public. The Sutherland Series fosters innovation by providing professional artists with a working environment that is conducive to creativity and free of distractions. Students are provided the opportunity to work hands-on with professional artists in the creation of their work, while the community is invited to enjoy insight into the spectacle of the creative process. This exhibition will showcase the work of a number of former Sutherland Artists-in-Residence.
Former artists include- Kana Tanaka, Einar de la Torre, Jamex de la Torre, Daisuke Shintani, Atsuko Tajima, Densaburo Oku, Jon Clark, Therman Statom, Shane Fero, Nancy Callan, Jessica Julius, Erica Rosenfeld, Richard Jolley, John Miller, and Ed Hamilton.
Jessica Jane Julius is a co-founder of The Burnt Asphalt Family, received her MFA in glass from Rochester Institute of Technology, and her BFA in glass from Tyler school of Art in Philadelphia. She is currently Adjunct Professor at Tyler School of Art, has taught as Interim Head of Glass at The University of the Arts, and assisted teaching at Penland School of Crafts, North Carolina, Corning, New York, The Glass Furnace in Turkey, and Rochester Institute of Technology. Her work deals with issues questioning our theories of moral, sexual, physiological, and morphological classification. Jessica’s work has shown in places including the DCCA, Rochester Contemporary Art Center, The Visual Studies Workshop in New York, The Philadelphia Museum of Art, Rutgers University, and Moore College of Art. She has been featured in the New Glass Review in 2001, 2008, and 2009 and received the Emerging Artist Award from the Glass Art Society in 2008.