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IAS Project Receives Warhol Foundation Grant Tony Misch, Lick Archive curator, with Russell Crott at Lick Observatory.
IAS Project Receives Warhol Foundation Grant

The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts has awarded a $30,000 grant to support an innovative artist residency and exhibition developed by the Institute of the Arts and Sciences (IAS) at UC Santa Cruz and the Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) in San Jose--in collaboration with the UC Lick Observatory.

Russell Crotty, IAS Artist in Residence, awarded 2015 Guggenheim Fellowship Russell Crotty, "Nightfall," 2005, installation at The Mattress Factory, "Messages and Communications" group exhibition
Russell Crotty, IAS Artist in Residence, awarded 2015 Guggenheim Fellowship

Congratulations to IAS artist-in-residence, Russell Crotty, on his 2015 Guggenheim Fellowship!  Crotty is one of 175 Fellows selected from more than 3100 distinguished writers, artists, scientists and scholars from the U.S. and Canada.

LASER talk to explore research in bio-acoustics, film, archaeology, and art Catherine Wagner, -86 Degree Freezers (12 Areas of Concern and Crisis), Detail, Breast Cancer, 1995
LASER talk to explore research in bio-acoustics, film, archaeology, and art

UC Santa Cruz’s Institute of the Arts and Sciences will continue its series of LASER talks on campus this spring on Tuesday, March 31, at 7 p.m. in the Digital Arts Research Center.

 

The Institute of the Arts and Sciences hosts the first 'LASER' of 2015
The Institute of the Arts and Sciences hosts the first 'LASER' of 2015

UC Santa Cruz’s Institute of the Arts and Sciences will present its first “LASER” talk of 2015 on Tuesday, February 10, at the Digital Arts Research Center.

Two Walks: Re-enacting Rivers and Exploding Farms Image Credit: Public Doors and Windows
Two Walks: Re-enacting Rivers and Exploding Farms

Jason Groves, a postdoctoral fellow in the Integrated Humanities at Yale University, recently published a thoughtful rumination on the participatory walk at the UCSC Farm with Institute artists-in-residence Public Doors and Windows.

National Press Responds to Institute Architect Announcement Tod Williams and Billie Tsien. Image by Chistopher Sturman, 2012
National Press Responds to Institute Architect Announcement

Since the University of California, Santa Cruz announced that Tod Williams and Billie Tsien Architects have been chosen to design the new Institute of the Arts and Sciences, national press organization have taken note!

UCSC Selects Acclaimed New York firm to design Institute of Art and Sciences Barnes Foundation, Philadelphia, 2012
UCSC Selects Acclaimed New York firm to design Institute of Art and Sciences

Contact: Scott Rappaport  (831) 459-2496, srapp@ucsc.edu

http://news.ucsc.edu/2014/06/architect-selection-institute.html

Architect Search Continues Rendering of IAS design concept, Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects
Architect Search Continues

On April 3, the three finalists in UC Santa Cruz's executive architect search for the new Institute of the Arts and Sciences presented their design concepts for the Institute's future home.

UCSC Announces Three Finalists for National Architect Competition Digital rendering of Paktau Architects' design for the new Audain Art Museum, now under construction in Whistler, British Columbia.
UCSC Announces Three Finalists for National Architect Competition

UCSC announces Allied Works Architects (Portland/New York), Tod Williams Bille Tsien Architects (New York), and the team of Patkau Architects (Vancouver, B.C.) and Fong & Chan Architects (San Francisco) as finalists in the architect search for the new Institute.  

Architect Magazine Announces the Architect Design Firm Shortlist for UCSC's Institute of the Arts and Sciences UCSC Institute Site Aerial Shot
Architect Magazine Announces the Architect Design Firm Shortlist for UCSC's Institute of the Arts and Sciences

Architect Magazine joined other national news sources in announcing the shortlist for the architect design search.