Please join the School of Art for a presentation by student show juror, Shaunta Marsh.
The Student Show Committee is pleased to announce that Shaunta Marsh has accepted the committee’s invitation to be the Juror for the 85th Annual Student Art Show.
Shauta Marsh is a co-founder of Big Car Collaborative, curator, writer, author and researcher. Her research centers around artist-run culture, censorship in red states, popular culture’s influence on the pursuit of utopia, urban/rural relationships and artists’ social roles. Working with artists who use art to bring about social change, she specializes in rapid response exhibitions.
She has curated over 50 exhibits with artists including Carlos Rolón, Saya Woolfalk, Carlo Pope, Jesse Sugarmann, Larissa Hammond, LaShawnda Crowe Storm, Mari Evans, Pablo Helguera, Prince Rama, Scott Hocking, LaToya Ruby Frazier, Tony Buba, Toyin Odutola, Tabitha Soren, Trenton Doyle Hancock, Richard Mosse, Wendy Red Star and more.She has served as the Director of Programming for Big Car since opening Tube Factory artspace in March of 2015.
Tube Factory is a 12,000-square-foot museum, social practice art, and Big Car Collaborative studio space. Exhibitions are curated based on the themes of community, place, memory and mythology.
In 2018, after Big Car received a 3 million dollar gift from Lilly Endowment, Marsh was appointed to program a new 40,000 square foot building with three new exhibition spaces and 24 artist studios set to open in 2020. In addition she co-leads the artist housing program, APLR with Big Car CEO, Jim Walker.
She also helps write grants, coordinate public art projects and events via Big Car's placemaking program, Spark Placemaking. In addition, Marsh is a writer for the publication Pattern Magazine. Also, a co-author with Jim Walker, a chapter in the book, "Creative Placemaking: Research, Theory and Practice" edited by Cara Courage and Anita McKeown, and published by Routledge.
Date: February 4, 2020
Time: 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Location: Letterman Building, LB125