TalkAbout: Everything You Ever

Sat Jan 5, 2019

11:30AM – 12:30PM

Join us for a conversation in the gallery about creating artwork in times of political, social, and cultural anxiety with artist Tammie Rubin and other guests.

TalkAbout is a program that facilitates casual conversations with artists and the people who inspire them.

 

Tammie Rubin is a sculptor who transforms familiar and trivial objects into mythic relics: surreal, dark, playful and sensual. Her works are intensely colored, technically complex, and intricately ornamented sculptural assemblages of everyday objects.  She completed her MFA in Ceramics at the University of Washington and a BFA in Ceramics and Art History from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. She has exhibited nationally; selected solo exhibitions include de stijl Gallery, Austin, TX, Craft Alliance, St. Louis, MO, Indianapolis Art Center, Indianapolis, IN, Art and Design Gallery at the University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, and Pottery Northwest, Seattle, WA. Selected group exhibitions include Evansville Museum of Arts, History, & Science, IN, San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts, TX, Rockford Art Museum, IL, Mulvane Art Museum, KS, and Lillstreet Art Center, Chicago, IL.  She was awarded a grant from Artist Trust, Grants for Artist Projects (GAP), and an Artist Project Grant from the Illinois Arts Council. Rubin’s work has appeared in the journals fields Issue 7, Ceramics: Art & PerceptionCeramics Monthly, and newspapers such as The Seattle TimeThe News-Gazette, and The Austin American Statesman. Rubin lives and works in Austin, TX, where she is an Assistant Professor of Sculpture & Ceramics at St. Edward’s University.