TMCC Art Galleries Exhibitions
Art exhibits on display for Oct. 20 – Jan. 15, 2013
Pathways & Waterways: Melanie Yazzie
TMCC Main Art Gallery
Melanie Yazzie works in a wide range of media that includes printmaking, painting, sculpting, and ceramics. Her art is accessible to the public on many levels, while being witty and colorful; Her subject matter is significant because the serious undertones reference native post-colonial dilemmas.
Enviro Identities: Orienting Ourselves in a Global Society curated by Tia Flores
Red Mountain Gallery
Coral Academy of Science teachers and students have created art that reflects our sensitivity to environmental identities and how we orient ourselves in the natural world. Through personal abstractions and imagery, Coral Academy of Science participants address global issues and actions according to personal connections to the environment.
Hope to Inspire curated by Rebecca Nicol
Red Mountain Student Gallery
Nicol has curated a collection of gelatin monoprints created by individuals with disabilities at Trinity Services, a non-profit organization that believes that every action, thought, and experience is meaningful.
The Dog Head Stew Portfolio curated by Elizabeth Klimek
The Dog Head Stew Portfolio celebrates Native American traditions and cultural persistence, which over time and situation has been redefined, honored, manipulated, categorized and stereotyped, but not vanquished. This portfolio invites personal and political expression honoring or criticizing past and present representations of Native American culture.
This is Me.
Erik Lauritzen Gallery
TMCC art students, alumni and faculty investigate their identities using a variety of approaches and media, including printmaking, collage, painting and drawing. Participants were asked to develop ideas that represented many facets of themselves. The end resulted in fragmented narratives that are rich in character. This is Me represents the complex nature of identity.
SKIN curated by Andrea Parks
Elizabeth Sturm Gallery
SKIN is a campus-wide interactive photo project using images of our "skin" to explore the diversity of TMCC's community. Anyone associated with TMCC can participate in the project. We are adding images throughout the remainder of the school year. If you would like to contribute a picture of your skin, please contact Andrea Parks.
U.S. History Portfolio I, II curated by Brandon Gardner
U.S. History Portfolio I, II is an exploration of our country’s history year by year. Each participant has research and created a work of art based upon a randomly assigned year starting from 1774 to 1844. The rich collection of images and words illustrate the fusion of cultures and ideologies that frame the United States of America.
Veterans Upward Bound Gallery
Core Values investigates the deeper themes of motivations, consequences, and healing that contribute to one's sense of self. David J. Drakulich Art Foundation and VA Sierra Nevada Healthcare Systems collaborate to provide the Veterans' Art Project, dedicated to providing creative opportunities for Veterans and their families.