Cunsthaus presents We Want A President

In continuing efforts to provide engaging cultural programs and experiences through a collaborative and feminist curatorial perspective, Cunsthaus is proud to present its first juried exhibition.

January 21st – February 18th
4634 N. Florida Avenue, Tampa, FL

Opening on the first day of a new and controversial presidential term, while marches are being organized around the globe in support of equal rights, this all-media exhibition features works inspired by artist Zoe Leonard’s 1992 manifesto “I want a president” and is intended to incite reflection, discussion and activism that explores our demands and desires for a Head of State. With works selected by guest juror Margaret Miller, Director of University of South Florida’s Institute for Research in Art, exhibiting artists include Monique Blom, Will Douglas, Keiff Jones, Vincent Karl, Daniela Mora, Libbi Ponce, Ivan Riascos, and Julie Wills with The Bridge Collaborative.

We Want a President
The Bridge Collaborative, Wish We Were Here (White House), 2016. Color postcard.

About the Juror:
Margaret Miller is a tenured Professor in the School of Art and Art History and Director of the Institute for Research in Art at the University of South Florida in Tampa, Florida. The Institute for Research in Art is dedicated to organizing and presenting exhibitions and commissioning works by internationally significant emerging and acclaimed artists. Miller holds an MA degree from the University of Hawaii in Asian Art History. From 1978 to 2001 she served as Director of the USF Contemporary Art Museum and in 2001 was appointed to also serve as Director of Graphicstudio, USF’s renowned art production atelier. The Contemporary Art Museum, Graphicstudio and USF’s Public Art Program form the Institute for Research in Art in the College of The Arts. During her tenure at USF she has taught at both the undergraduate and graduate levels and curated numerous exhibitions with accompanying catalogues.

About CUNSTHAUS:
CUNSTHAUS was established in the spring of 2016 by fourteen women in the Tampa Bay-area with practices in education, visual art, music, curation, and writing. Sited next to artist-run gallery space Tempus Projects, established in 2009, CUNSTHAUS is further developing the Seminole Heights neighborhood as an arts destination. Offering unique exhibitions and events spanning a range of media and a varied survey of artists, CUNSTHAUS’ primary mission is to create a space for artistic expression, dialogue and reflection contributing to the arts community within the local neighborhood of Seminole Heights and the Tampa Bay region.


Feminist Art Collective Cunsthaus presents
We Want A President
January 21st – February 18th
4634 N. Florida Avenue, Tampa, FL

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Sand in the Vacuum: MFA 2012 Graduation Exhibition

March 30 – May 5, 2012
The exhibition features Master’s research project work by Master of Fine Art candidates in the USF School of Art and Art History, and provides an opportunity to have their work viewed by the public, as well as University faculty and colleagues, in a professional environment.

March 30 – May 5, 2012
USF Tampa, Contemporary Art Museum

The exhibition features Master’s research project work by Master of Fine Art candidates in the USF School of Art and Art History, and provides an opportunity to have their work viewed by the public, as well as University faculty and colleagues, in a professional environment.

usf cam

Artists being exhibited are; Biff Bolen, Megan Hildebrandt, Jay Hollick, Sarah Kelly, Shane M. Maberry, Forrest MacDonald, Cynthia Mason, Taylor Pilote, Scott Rosenberg, Serhat Tanyolacar

OPENING RECEPTION + AWARDS
Friday, March 30 (7–9pm)
USF Contemporary Art Museum, CAM

Join them at 7pm as Margaret Miller, Director of IRA/CAM introduces the graduating MFA artists, and Wallace Wilson, Director of the USF School of Art and Art History, announces the award winners for the 36th Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition and Art History Research Paper Competition installed in the School of Art and Art History (FAH102), and invites attendees to ArtHouse next door (FAH) at 8–11pm for open studios, music and more, after the CAM event.

Exhibition Hours: 10am–5pm M–F; 1–4pm Sat; Closed Sundays and USF Holidays; Free admission to all events

The Institute for Research in Art is recognized by the State of Florida as a major cultural institution and receives funding through the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs, the Florida Council on Arts and Culture, and the National Endowment for the Arts. The USF Contemporary Art Museum is accredited by the American Association of Museums.


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