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Moorhead-Wallace public lecture

Completion: the Last 20% THURS, Oct 26 | 5:50 p.m.-7:05 p.m. Emily Moorhead, Artist & Miami Alumna Making is only the beginning. Moorhead will discuss the difficulties in finishing an artwork. Through the lens of museum practices, public art installation, and mediation, she will work through strategies for pushing past the struggle to make well-rounded and exhibitable pieces. Co-sponsored with the Contemporary Art Forum   Miami University of Ohio, Art Museum Department of Art Faculty & Alumni Exhibition Open August 29 to December 16, 2017 OXFORD, OHIO – This quadrennial exhibition brings together an assemblage of nearly 90 works of…

Custom Furniture And Metal Works Gallery Coming To Morgan Street

Emily Moorhead-Wallace, J. Taylor Wallace, George Schaefer and Leigh-Anne Riebold (left to right) are opening a gallery for their businesses, Metal Magic Interiors and Norman Leigh. DNAinfo/Joe Ward| October 20, 2017 4:42am BRIDGEPORT — For years, Metal Magic Interiors helped furnish some of the city’s hottest restaurants from a small shared workspace in Bridgeport. Similarly, the couple behind Norman Leigh Design have been making custom, Instagram-worthy pieces out of their Pilsen garage. Now the companies are taking their businesses to the next step with a joint showroom in Bridgeport. “Our businesses grew kind of parallel to each other,” said J. Taylor…

Cincinnati Arts Association’s Alice F. and Harris K. Weston Art Gallery hosts UnFunction exhibition

  CINCINNATI, Ohio—On Friday, September 8, from 6 to 8 p.m., the Cincinnati Arts Association’s Alice F. and Harris K. Weston Art Gallery in the Aronoff Center for the Arts will kick off its twenty-third exhibition season with the opening of UnFunction, a group exhibition curated by writer and independent curator Maria Seda-Reeder (Cincinnati, OH) that examines the intersection of functional objects and fine art. The materials with which artists choose to engage have long reflected their particular understanding of the complex consequences of art as commodity. So what does it mean for artists to continue to create objects that…

Miami University Museum of Art features Moorhead-Wallace in Department of Art Faculty and Alumni Exhibition

August 29 to December 16, 2017 OXFORD, OHIO – The art faculty at Miami University are first recognized as educators. At a university or college, this is how students and colleagues know them. However, we rarely have an opportunity to see their personal artistic explorations since most show their creations in galleries and museums at other universities as part of the tenure and promotion process. It is for this reason that hosting a regular exhibition of recent work brings awareness of the art faculty’s creative energies to local audiences. Too often Department of Art exhibitions at universities and colleges are…

“Out Side the Loop” features Chicago Tree Project

Posted 7:00 AM, June 25, 2017 Mike Stephen talks with Entertainment Software Association senior vice president Rich Taylor about how Chicago taxes our online video gaming experience, checks in with Chicago Sculpture International board president Emily Moorhead about turning dying trees into sculptures via The Chicago Tree Project, and chats with Plastic Crimewave (aka Steve Krakow) about tribal postpunk oddballs the Bonemen of Barumba for this week’s edition of The Secret History of Chicago Music. Meanwhile, we tell the tale of Mike raiding Andy’s garage for supplies for his new house! This week’s local music is provided by The Addisons. WGN Radio