The UNLV Art Department is proud to announce the 2014 Artists in Residence as well as the AiR Seminar (ART498/700) for Spring Semester.
Jim Skuldt received an MFA from the California Institute of the Arts in 2005. He has exhibited at various venues including Marlborough Chelsea, SculptureCenter and the Elizabeth Foundation in New York; Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, the Museum of Contemporary Art andLTD Los Angeles in Los Angeles; High Desert Test Sites in Joshua Tree, CA; and Friche la Belle de Mai in Marseille, France. He is the recipient of the Creative Capital Grant (Muriel Pollia Awardee), the Harpo Foundation Grant, California Community Foundation Emerging Artists Fellowship, the Durfee Foundation ARC Grant and the Center for Cultural Innovation Investing in Artists Grant. He is the recipient of artist residencies with the Rauschenberg Foundation, the Center for Art and PerformanceUCLA, the Banff Centre, AIR Antwerpen, and the Triangle France Residency in Marseille, which he reached via containership. Most recently Professor of Sculpture at UCLA, Skuldt lives and works in Los Angeles. (taken from Creative Capital)
Henning Strassburger was born in 1983 in Meissen, Germany. In 2009, he received his M.F.A. in painting from the Art Academy Duesseldorf.
Recent solo exhibitions include: What this does, Salon Dahlmann Berlin (2014), The Revenge of the Double X Factor (with Hans-Jörg Mayer), Provinz Editionen, Projekte Bochum (2013); indexternal, Soy Capitán, Berlin; I am a Girl, Kavi Gupta, Chicago; So Athletic (with Wendy White), Kunstverein am Rosa-Luxembourg-Platz eV Berlin, (2012); SoftiDrink, Kunstverein Heppenheim (2011); Good old configuration, Art Collection German Bundesbank, Frankfurt (2010).In 2014 Strassburger has participated amongst others to the following group exhibitions: Unfinished Season, Galerie Nagel/Draxler, Cologne, Luggage and observations, Galerie Klaus Gerrit Friese, Stuttgart, and in 2013 inCome, Ye All Faithful, Florian Christopher, Zürich by Carson Chan; The Digital Divide, Sies + Hoeke, Dusseldorf; In The Studio | Part of ReMap 4, Kunsthalle Athena, Athens; Berlin.Status(2), Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin; Freie Sicht, Nassauischer Kunstverein; Get off the lawn, Parade Ground New York and Deep Cuts, curated by Wendy White and David Huphrey at Anna Kustera Gallery, New York.He lives and works in Berlin.
Ash Ferlito is a New York-based artist, her work has been exhibited nationally and internationally in New York, Philadelphia, Minneapolis, Los Angeles, Rome and Berlin. She was a 2012 participant at the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture in Maine, and other awards include the Vermont Studio Center Fellowship and the Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant and was profiled in Modern Painters. She received her BA from Yale University in 2001 and her MFA from the Tyler School of Art in 2011. She has taught at the Socrates Sculpture Center, the Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Wave Hill and the Tyler School of Art.
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