The Penn State School of Visual Arts (SoVA) is pleased to announce a visit by artist Mike Andrews as part of its John M. Anderson Endowed Lecture Series. Mike Andrews’ tapestries, sculptures, and animations taunt the categorizations of textile, object, and cinema. His hybrid approach to making is fueled by the desires and anxieties of a schizophrenic and body-conscious culture. Andrews will give a lecture titled “The Surgeon, The Flirt, and That Thing” on Tuesday, March 21, 3:00–4:00 p.m., in the Palmer Lipcon Auditorium, Palmer Museum of Art.
Exhibitions include Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Dan Devening Projects and Exhibitions in Chicago, The Chicago Cultural Center, and PENELOPE in New York City. Upcoming projects include a new series of large-scale hand-tufted drawings, a residency at A-Z West in Joshua Tree, CA, and a presentation on digitally simulated textiles at the 2017 College Art Association conference in New York City. Andrews is a full-time faculty member in the fiber and material studies department at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), as well as the summer academic advisor at Ox-Bow School of the Arts and Artists Residency.
For complete details about the John M. Anderson Endowed Lecture Series, and an entire listing of events, please visit: http://sova.psu.edu/anderson.