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Harrell Fletcher, Artist-in-Residence at the IAS, is featured by the National Endowment of the Arts Harrell Fletcher
Harrell Fletcher, Artist-in-Residence at the IAS, is featured by the National Endowment of the Arts

Harrell Fletcher shares his passion for social practice—creative projects in communities that are by, for, and of the residents in this podcast for the NEA. He discusses a large body of his work, incuding his recent project as part of the art group Public Doors and Windows at UC Santa Cruz.

Collective Museum is in the News!
Collective Museum is in the News!

Read about the launch of the Institute of the Arts and Sciences' first exhibition in the campus news. 

Warhol Grant featured in Inside Philanthropy Review Inside Philanthropy review of Warhol Grant
Warhol Grant featured in Inside Philanthropy Review

In this article in Inside Philanthropy, the Warhol Foundation's recent grant for the IAS project with Russell Crotty, Lick Observatory, and the San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art is singled out as a sign of the Foundation's interest in innovative collaborations that concern the natural world and the environment.  

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