Monthly Archives: March 2014

Bologna Children's Book Fair 2014

SACI Illustration Class visits the Bologna Children’s Book Fair 2014

Last week, the Spring 2014 SACI Illustration Class visited the Bologna Children’s Book Fair with SACI Illustration instructor, Sepideh Emami. Since 1963, the Bologna Children’s Book Fair has been a leading international event for publishers and illustrators to be connected

Bologna Children's Book Fair 2014

SACI Illustration Class visits the Bologna Children’s Book Fair 2014

Last week, the Spring 2014 SACI Illustration Class visited the Bologna Children’s Book Fair with SACI Illustration instructor, Sepideh Emami. Since 1963, the Bologna Children’s Book Fair has been a leading international event for publishers and illustrators to be connected

Kala

2014-2015 Kala Art Institute Fellowship Award deadline: April 4

2014-2015 KALA FELLOWSHIP AWARD Kala Art Institute welcomes artists to apply online for our Fellowship Award. The Kala Fellowship award is an international competition open to artists from the U.S. and around the world. Artists producing innovative work in all

Kala

2014-2015 Kala Art Institute Fellowship Award deadline: April 4

2014-2015 KALA FELLOWSHIP AWARD Kala Art Institute welcomes artists to apply online for our Fellowship Award. The Kala Fellowship award is an international competition open to artists from the U.S. and around the world. Artists producing innovative work in all

Vito Acconci – Michelangelo Pistoletto. Allo Specchio

“Michelangelo Pistoletto” free film screening al Centro Pecci di Prato: March 28, 2014 at 6pm

On the occasion of the exhibition Vito Acconci – Michelangelo Pistoletto. The Mirror at the Pecci Museum in Milan, the Center for Contemporary Art Luigi Pecci in Prato in collaboration with the Schermo dell’arte Film Festival is screening: Michelangelo Pistoletto Film

Vito Acconci – Michelangelo Pistoletto. Allo Specchio

“Michelangelo Pistoletto” free film screening al Centro Pecci di Prato: March 28, 2014 at 6pm

On the occasion of the exhibition Vito Acconci – Michelangelo Pistoletto. The Mirror at the Pecci Museum in Milan, the Center for Contemporary Art Luigi Pecci in Prato in collaboration with the Schermo dell’arte Film Festival is screening: Michelangelo Pistoletto Film

Dejan Atanackovic

Dejan Atanackovic: “Social dialogue and cultural policies in the post-communist context”

Social dialogue and cultural policies in the post-communist context SACI Digital Multimedia instructor, Dejan Atanackovic, participated in a conference and exhibition (through March 30, 2014) in Tirania, Albania, together with political and intellectual figure, Fatos Lubonja and artist, Ardian Isufi.

Dejan Atanackovic

Dejan Atanackovic: “Social dialogue and cultural policies in the post-communist context”

Social dialogue and cultural policies in the post-communist context SACI Digital Multimedia instructor, Dejan Atanackovic, participated in a conference and exhibition (through March 30, 2014) in Tirania, Albania, together with political and intellectual figure, Fatos Lubonja and artist, Ardian Isufi.

heart pillow

Sewing Heart Pillows for Breast Cancer Patients: Saturday, March 29, 2:30-4:30pm

Voluntary Heart Pillow Making Event for LILT Saturday, March 29, 2014 2:30-4:30pm Art Studio FUJI Via Guelfa 85 – Florence, ITALY SACI students and all interested people in Florence are invited to participate in a volunteer session to sew and

heart pillow

Sewing Heart Pillows for Breast Cancer Patients: Saturday, March 29, 2:30-4:30pm

Voluntary Heart Pillow Making Event for LILT Saturday, March 29, 2014 2:30-4:30pm Art Studio FUJI Via Guelfa 85 – Florence, ITALY SACI students and all interested people in Florence are invited to participate in a volunteer session to sew and

“La Crisi: Le Crisi” art exhibition at Palazzo Davanzati through April 30, 2014

An exhibition organized by the Laboratorio d’Arte (Art Lab) of the Comunità di Sant’Egido at Palazzo Davanzati features artwork by a group of very talented artists with disabilities. The theme of the current economic crisis is dealt with in a less

“La Crisi: Le Crisi” art exhibition at Palazzo Davanzati through April 30, 2014

An exhibition organized by the Laboratorio d’Arte (Art Lab) of the Comunità di Sant’Egido at Palazzo Davanzati features artwork by a group of very talented artists with disabilities. The theme of the current economic crisis is dealt with in a less

Chiharu Shiota, “Other Side”, 2013, Towner Gallery, Eastbourne / UK, photo by Alison Bettles

Intern opportunity with artist Chiharu Shiota near Lucca, May 6-24, 2014

Application invitation for 10 interns Installation of “A Long Day” – solo exhibition by Chiharu Shiota Curated by Franziska Nori Associazione Culturale Dello Scompiglio Opening 24 May 2014 Work period: 6 – 24 May 2014 Places available: 10 Hours: Monday

Chiharu Shiota, “Other Side”, 2013, Towner Gallery, Eastbourne / UK, photo by Alison Bettles

Intern opportunity with artist Chiharu Shiota near Lucca, May 6-24, 2014

Application invitation for 10 interns Installation of “A Long Day” – solo exhibition by Chiharu Shiota Curated by Franziska Nori Associazione Culturale Dello Scompiglio Opening 24 May 2014 Work period: 6 – 24 May 2014 Places available: 10 Hours: Monday

Illustration by Daniele Nannini for "Io sono il re?!" - Prìncipi & Princípi 2010

Daniele Nannini visits SACI Illustration course

SACI’s Illustration class taught this spring by Sepideh Emami recently had a guest speaker, Italian illustrator, Daniele Nannini. The class had a workshop with demonstrations in illustration techniques with Daniele. They had fun experimenting with drawing tools and discussing methods

Illustration by Daniele Nannini for "Io sono il re?!" - Prìncipi & Princípi 2010

Daniele Nannini visits SACI Illustration course

SACI’s Illustration class taught this spring by Sepideh Emami recently had a guest speaker, Italian illustrator, Daniele Nannini. The class had a workshop with demonstrations in illustration techniques with Daniele. They had fun experimenting with drawing tools and discussing methods

Karen Graffeo

Karen Graffeo wins competition, featured in art exhibition in Alabama, March 23-May 9, 2014

University of Montevallo art professor Karen Graffeo wins $7,500 grand prize in 2014 Energen Art Competition Karen Graffeo, a University of Montevallo Associate Professor of Art and Fulbright scholar who lives in Birmingham, Alabama, has been awarded the grand prize in Energen’s

Karen Graffeo

Karen Graffeo wins competition, featured in art exhibition in Alabama, March 23-May 9, 2014

University of Montevallo art professor Karen Graffeo wins $7,500 grand prize in 2014 Energen Art Competition Karen Graffeo, a University of Montevallo Associate Professor of Art and Fulbright scholar who lives in Birmingham, Alabama, has been awarded the grand prize in Energen’s

Dr. Roberta Lapucci speaks at ARTalk: “Where Next? The Future of Art (School/Work/World)” at BGSU, March 22, 2014

SACI’s Head of Conservation program, Dr. Roberta Lapucci speaks at Bowling Green State University on March 22, 2014 Updated: See the video of the presentation here. Current and prospective art students will want to be on hand for the upcoming

Dr. Roberta Lapucci speaks at ARTalk: “Where Next? The Future of Art (School/Work/World)” at BGSU, March 22, 2014

SACI’s Head of Conservation program, Dr. Roberta Lapucci speaks at Bowling Green State University on March 22, 2014 Updated: See the video of the presentation here. Current and prospective art students will want to be on hand for the upcoming

Walker Keith Jernigan exhibition at Xenos

Walker Keith Jernigan “Spacing Place / Placing Space” at Xenos through April 4, 2014

The exhibition/installation entitled Spacing Place/Placing Space by SACI MFA student, Walker Keith Jernigan, opened last week in Florence at a local contemporary exhibition space, Xenos Arte Contemporanea. The project was curated by SACI MFA Graduate and Contemporary Art History Instructor, Daria Filardo, who is an

Walker Keith Jernigan exhibition at Xenos

Walker Keith Jernigan “Spacing Place / Placing Space” at Xenos through April 4, 2014

The exhibition/installation entitled Spacing Place/Placing Space by SACI MFA student, Walker Keith Jernigan, opened last week in Florence at a local contemporary exhibition space, Xenos Arte Contemporanea. The project was curated by SACI MFA Graduate and Contemporary Art History Instructor, Daria Filardo, who is an

“Etruscan Seduction” at the Palazzo Casali in Cortona, March 22-July 31, 2014

Etruscan Seduction The MAEC (Museum of the Etruscan Academy and of the City of Cortona) presents Seduzione Etrusca: dai segreti di Holkham Hall alle meraviglie del British Museum (Etruscan Seduction: From the Secrets of Holkham Hall to the Marvels of

“Etruscan Seduction” at the Palazzo Casali in Cortona, March 22-July 31, 2014

Etruscan Seduction The MAEC (Museum of the Etruscan Academy and of the City of Cortona) presents Seduzione Etrusca: dai segreti di Holkham Hall alle meraviglie del British Museum (Etruscan Seduction: From the Secrets of Holkham Hall to the Marvels of

Frida Kahlo at the Scuderia del Querinale, Rome

Frida Kahlo at the Scuderie del Quirinale in Rome: March 20 – August 31, 2014

Frida Kahlo The Scuderie del Quirinale in Rome is hosting a magnificent exhibition on the life and work of Mexican artist Frida Kahlo (1907-1954), a symbol of the artistic avant-garde and of the exuberance of Mexican culture in the 20th

Frida Kahlo at the Scuderia del Querinale, Rome

Frida Kahlo at the Scuderie del Quirinale in Rome: March 20 – August 31, 2014

Frida Kahlo The Scuderie del Quirinale in Rome is hosting a magnificent exhibition on the life and work of Mexican artist Frida Kahlo (1907-1954), a symbol of the artistic avant-garde and of the exuberance of Mexican culture in the 20th

Marco Klee Fallani exhibition in SACI's Maidoff Gallery, Florence

Marco Klee Fallani exhibition opened in SACI’s Maidoff Gallery, through April 10, 2014

MARCO KLEE FALLANI: NEW WORK MARCH 13 – APRIL 10, 2014 New work by Florentine artist Marco Klee Fallani opened in SACI’s Maidoff Gallery, Via Sant’Egidio 14, last week. The gallery was brimming with locals and international art students. Sculptures

Marco Klee Fallani exhibition in SACI's Maidoff Gallery, Florence

Marco Klee Fallani exhibition opened in SACI’s Maidoff Gallery, through April 10, 2014

MARCO KLEE FALLANI: NEW WORK MARCH 13 – APRIL 10, 2014 New work by Florentine artist Marco Klee Fallani opened in SACI’s Maidoff Gallery, Via Sant’Egidio 14, last week. The gallery was brimming with locals and international art students. Sculptures

Jules Maidoff

Jules Maidoff giving artist presentation @ SACI Thursday, March 20 at 6:30pm

On Thursday, March 20th, at 6:30 pm, SACI founder and Director Emeritus Jules Maidoff is giving a presentation on his career as an artist in SACI’s Clayton Hubbs Lecture Hall (Palazzo dei Cartelloni), Via Sant’Antonino, 11 in Florence, Italy. Jules

Jules Maidoff

Jules Maidoff giving artist presentation @ SACI Thursday, March 20 at 6:30pm

On Thursday, March 20th, at 6:30 pm, SACI founder and Director Emeritus Jules Maidoff is giving a presentation on his career as an artist in SACI’s Clayton Hubbs Lecture Hall (Palazzo dei Cartelloni), Via Sant’Antonino, 11 in Florence, Italy. Jules

ARTOUR- O Contemporary Art event at Villa La Vedetta & Villa Fani in Florence: March 14-16, 2014

  For the 10th edition of ARTOUR- O at Villa La Vedetta and the private Villa Fani in Florence, this year promises to be full of interesting events related to dialogues within the world of contemporary art and design. March 14-16,

ARTOUR- O Contemporary Art event at Villa La Vedetta & Villa Fani in Florence: March 14-16, 2014

  For the 10th edition of ARTOUR- O at Villa La Vedetta and the private Villa Fani in Florence, this year promises to be full of interesting events related to dialogues within the world of contemporary art and design. March 14-16,