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Boyce Cummings-Contemporary Art: Diversity, Inclusion and Activism is a Program

Boyce Cummings-Contemporary Art: Diversity, Inclusion and Activism

Self-paced

$185 Enroll

Full program description

Time: 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm 

 

Day(s): Wednesday & Friday

 

Course Number: #9093

 

Monthly Cost: $185 

 

Class Structure

Classes will be dedicated partly to the discussion of contemporary artists, materials, and techniques. The rest of the class will be dedicated to a group critique of student work. Students are expected to work independently throughout the week. and present the work during class. 

Class Materials

There are no specific materials required for this class. You are encouraged to use any and all materials you have, if you can find it in an art store, hardware store, in nature, or anywhere else…. you can use it!!

Class Description

This class will be dedicated partly to the discussion of artists, materials, and techniques, and GROUP CRITIQUE of student work. 

Students are expected to work independently throughout the week. and present the work during class. 

 

Subject matter and content are chief concerns. 

 

Students in this class will gain inspiration from directed discussions focusing on artists working in a multitude of different mediums , Artists of color, women artists , environmental artists . We will be featured . Discussions may also focus on the role of activism in art. 

About the Instructor

Originally from Denver, Colorado, Augustine Boyce Cummings is an artist living and working in New York City. He is a recipient of The Rome Prize and has been a Fellow of the American Academy in Rome since 2006. Cummings has exhibited nationally and abroad, including at the New American Talent 19 at ArtHouse Texas / The Jones Center. Mr. Cummings’ undergraduate studies were at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, where he was a Merit Scholar. He earned an M.F.A. from the School of Visual Arts in New York City.

Cummings has received grants from ARTISTSPACE in NYC and the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council and was the recipient of the Stacey S. Sussman Traveling Fellowship from the School of Visual Arts. His work is in several prominent collections, including the collection of Agnes Gund, president emeritus of MOMA, among many others. In the fall of 2017 he took residence as a Fellow of the Civitella Ranieri Foundation in Umbertide province of Perugia, Italy.

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