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  • Tim Walsh, is the inventor of the board game Blurt!, which sold more than a milion copies. Tim has lincesned toy and game concepts to Hasbro, Mattel, Brio, Educational Insights, Imagine Entertaiment, and others. Be inspired and entertained by the stories behind the creation of blockbuster toys and games.

     

  • James Hannaham

    Jan 25| Lectures
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    James Hannaham is the author of the novels Delicious Foods, which won the 2016 PEN/Faulkner Award, and God Says No, a Stonewall Honor Book and a Lambda Literary Award finalist.

  • Opening Reception and Acoustic Event: “Tuning the Room” lead by Gregory Lenczycki and Ken Goerres. Gastronomic tuning tastings and elixirs provided by Eden Batki.
     

  • The measure and alterations of Craycroft’s “room tuning” are framed in relation to its setting within the art gallery of an art school. In the wake of the U.S. presidential election, and in anticipation of the exhibition runtime falling during the first months of the new administration, Tuning the Room is a proposal to pay attention to the role that art and art education play in how voices are heard.

  • Robin Coste Lewis won the National Book Award for Voyage of the Sable Venus. Her writing has appeared in The Massachusetts Review, Callaloo, The Harvard Gay & Lesbian Review, Transition: Women in Literary Arts, VIDA, Phantom Limb, and Lambda Literary Review. She has taught at Wheaton, Hunter, Hampshire, and the NYU Low-Residency MFA in Paris. Lewis is a fellow of Cave Canem and of the Los Angeles Institute for the Humanities, as well as a Provost’s Fellow in Poetry and Visual Studies at USC.

  • Artist Anna Craycroft, of the current exhibition Tuning the Room in Ben Maltz Gallery, in discussion with artist and curator Micah Silver.

  • Solmaz Sharif

    Mar 01| Lectures
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    Solmaz Sharif’s first collection, Look, was recently published by Graywolf Press and is a 2016 National Book Award finalist. Her poetry has appeared in the New Republic, Granta, Poetry, and other journals. Her first collection, Look, was recently published by Graywolf Press. A former Stegner Fellow, she is currently a lecturer at Stanford University and lives in the Bay Area.

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Introduction to Glass Fusing and Slumping


This one-day program introduces students to the visual and elemental properties of glass. The raw materials come in sheet, rod, crumbled and powdered glass and through a variety of techniques can be turned into elements for sculpture and jewelry. Glass fusing is the binding of two or more pieces of compatible glass with heat. At temperatures of 1500 to 1700 the pieces merge together to form one piece of glass. In this course, students are provided with the materials and instruction needed to slip into this most seductive art form. This course is all about having fun while making some cool glass works at the same time. Led by a professional glass artist in an informal workshop atmosphere where you can learn as much about the medium, process, and equipment as you wish. Handouts and demonstrations are provided for those interested in setting up their own studios.

Prerequisite: None

First class materials: $25 lab fee covers the cost of materials and firing for class project. (Projects will be fired at instructor’s studio and returned to students via mail.)


There are no sections for this course for this semester.
Course Details
Course Code: XSCP1449
Meetings: 1
Credit Hours: NC
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