Artist-in-Residence Anna Schuleit Haber – Artist Talk at Rocky Neck: Nov 4

November 1, 2013

Montserrat College of Art’s 2013 Artist-in-Residence Anna Schuleit Haber will be visiting the Rocky Neck’s Cultural Center for an Artist Talk,A Lake in the Other Room,” Monday, Nov 4, 7 – 9 pm.

Anna is a visual artist whose work revolves around aspects of memory, place, and the human form. Her works have ranged from small-scale room installations made with paint, to large-scale projects using extensive sound systems, live sod, thousands of flowers, mirrors, antique telephones, bodies of water, and neuroscience technologies. She has led large teams of consultants, students, and volunteers, and has collaborated with artists, patients, doctors, state agency officials, scientists, historians, students, dancers, sociologists, musicians, and children. Anna studied painting at the Rhode Island School of Design, creative writing at Dartmouth College, and was a fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Studies at Harvard. Among many other honors, she was named a MacArthur “Genius” Fellow for work that has “conceptual clarity, compassion, and beauty.” Anna has been a visiting artist and guest lecturer at Brown University, Smith College, RISD, The New School, Brandeis, Pratt, the University of Michigan, Syracuse, McGill University, Bowdoin College, and at MIT. Most recently she was commissioned a new, permanent public art work in Beverly, MA, as part of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Arts and Cultural District Public Art competition. She is currently a visiting artist at Montserrat College of Art. Her work has been widely reviewed and discussed in the press, including NPR, the Washington Post, The New York Times, Art in America, Art New England, The Massachusetts Review, and many overseas publications. She has been a guest on the Charlie Rose Show and been featured in several documentary films. Artist Website: www.anna-schuleit.com

Cultural Center at Rocky Neck

6 Wonson Street

Gloucester, MA

 


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