April 18 - June 6, 2008

Living in Your Imagination

SPACES' 30th Anniversary

Jake Beckman (Philadelphia, PA), Amy Casey (Cleveland, OH), Jiří Cernický, Todd DeVriese (Minneapolis, MN), Claudia Esslinger (Gambier, OH), Kevin Everson (Charlottesville, VA), Colette Gaiter (Newark, DE), Billie Grace Lynn (Coral Gables, FL), Pipo Nguyen-duy, Patrick Robideau (Buffalo , NY)

Part of R&D

Living in Your Imagination
Living in Your Imagination
Living in Your Imagination

This exhibition is a reflection of the national experience in contemporary art today.

About the Artists

Jake Beckman

Jake Beckman creates installations, both small and large scale, that are informed by anatomy, paleontology, and industrial engineering. Beckmans installations are inspired by a fascination with the connections between the man-made and the natural physical world. Born in Cleveland Heights, OH, Beckman graduated with a BA from Swarthmore College in... go to artist page

Amy Casey

Amy Casey draws on her fascination with the resilience of life as a source of inspiration for her paintings. With themes including urban landscapes and small, twisted creatures, the artist captures states of chaos with underlying tones of the possibility of rebirth and structure. A graduate of The Cleveland Institute... go to artist page

Jiří Cernický

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Todd DeVriese

At the time of his death, DeVriese was the dean of the College of Fine Arts and Humanities at St. Cloud State University, located in St. Cloud, MN. He received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Printmaking and Painting (1985) and Masters of Science degree (1988) from Illinois State University,... go to artist page

Claudia Esslinger

Claudia Esslinger is a visual artist working in media-based installation, video projection and collaborative performance. Her installations often invite interactivity, using new media software and sculptural components. Her single and multi-channel video projections include those appropriate for gallery exhibitions, film festivals or as components for music or dance performances. A... go to artist page

Kevin Everson

Kevin Jerome Everson was born in 1965 and raised in Mansfield, Ohio. He has an MFA from Ohio University and a BFA from the University of Akron. He is currently an Associate Professor of Art at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville. Everson has received fellowships from the Guggenheim, NEA, NEH,... go to artist page

Colette Gaiter

Colette Gaiter works with computers and interactive multi-media to create photographs that capture societal and cultural events paired with personal imagery. The artists bold and expressive imagery evokes a sense of nostalgia and emotion. Gaiter has a BFA in graphic design from Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA and an MA from... go to artist page

Billie Grace Lynn

After studying philosophy and religious studies as an undergraduate at Tulane University in New Orleans, Billie Grace Lynn went on to earn an MFA in Sculpture at the San Francisco Art Institute. She is currently an Associate Professor of Sculpture at the University of Miami.She has had solo exhibitions of... go to artist page

Pipo Nguyen-duy

From https://www.piponguyen-duy.com/ "Pipo Nguyen-duy was born in Hue, Vietnam. Growing up within thirty kilometers of the demilitarized zone of the 18th Parallel, he describes hearing gunfire every day of his early life. In 1975 he immigrated to the United States as a political refugee. Pipo has taken on many things in life... go to artist page

Patrick Robideau

A native of Niagara Falls, NY, Robideau earned his BFA in sculpture in 1989 from SUNY Purchase, Purchase, NY. The artists work has been featured in solo exhibitions at Castellani Art Museum, Niagra University, New York; University of Buffalo Art Museum, Buffalo, NY; Burchfield-Penny Art Center, Buffalo State College, NY,... go to artist page

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