The past two decades of art production has provided citizens of the world with vast diversity in what is acceptable, traditional, permanent, and classical public art. All aspects from materials to fabrication to installation and conceptualization have been challenged by these new perimeters. Join Artist and College of Charleston professor, Jarod Charzewski in an informative discussion that will contain images of contemporary examples as well as his own accomplishments.
About the Speaker:
Jarod Charzewski grew up in the inner city of Winnipeg where the attitudes and esthetics of an urban setting took hold. He also spent time on a family farm in rural Manitoba. This combination of surroundings is where he gained appreciation for natural and manufactured landscapes. He has exhibited across the US and Canada including such venues as the Grand Canyon National Park site specific installation, Le Biennale de Montréal in Montreal Quebec, and the Bunnell Arts Center in Homer Alaska. In addition, in Spring of 2018 he had a mid-career retrospective at the Begovich Gallery at the University of Southern California, Fullerton. He currently holds the position of Associate Professor at the College of Charleston in Charleston, South Carolina