Spring 2019

Performance as the Embodied Text Of Caribbean Resistance

Presented by: Dr. Marti LoMonaco
Date: January 14 - 19, 2019
Location: San Juan, Puerto Rico

 

Independent Theatre Student Project: Proof

David Auburn’s Proof Pulitzer Prize-winning play tells the story of an enigmatic young woman, Catherine, her manipulative sister, their brilliant father, and an unexpected suitor. They are all pieces of the puzzle in the search for the truth behind a mysterious mathematical proof.

Presented by: Theatre Fairfield
Date: January 25-27, 2019
Location and Time: 8 pm, Faber Hall

 

School of Communication, Arts, & Media 2nd Annual Alumni Panel

Hear alumni discuss their careers, and how their major helped them reach their professional goals.

Presented by: School of Communications Arts and Media
Date: January 31, 2019
Location and Time: 7- 8 pm, BCC Oak Room

 

"Contemporary Receptions of the Farnese Hercules"

Presented by: Dr. Marice Rose
Date: February 13, 2019
Location: College Art Association Conference, NYC

 

Exhibition Opening: The Island of Nisyros: A Photographic Essay

Presented by: Dr. Katherine Schwab
Date: February 28, 2019
Location and Time: 6 pm, Greek Consulate NYC

 

Society for American Music

Presented by: Dr. Laura Nash
Date: March 20 - 24, 2019
Location: New Orleans

 

Theatre Fairfield presents The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

Fifteen-year-old Christopher has an extraordinary brain; he is exceptionally intelligent but ill-equipped to interpret everyday life. When he falls under suspicion for killing his neighbor’s dog, he sets out to identify the true culprit, which leads to an earth-shattering discovery and a journey that will change his life forever.

Presented by: Theatre Fairfield
Date: April 10 - 12, 2019 at 8 pm; April 13-14, 2019 at 2 pm
Location: Wein Blackbox Theatre

 

Fairfield U. Student Jazz Ensemble Spring Concert

Presented by: Fairfield University Jazz Ensemble
Date: April 18, 2019
Location and Time: 7:30 pm, Gonzaga Auditorium

 

Professor Jo Yarrington Art Exhibition

Presented by: Professor Jo Yarrington
Date: May 19, 2019
Location and Time: Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts Museum, Guangzhou, China

Fall 2018

Converging and Emerging Media Conference

Converging and Emerging Media is an inaugural undergraduate conference at Fairfield University that explores and celebrates groundbreaking student research in the fields of communication, arts, and media. The all-day event features a series of timely and topical interdisciplinary research presentations conducted by undergraduate students attending colleges in Connecticut and Westchester County, New York.

Presented by: The School of Communications Arts and Media
Date: September 22, 2018
Time and Location: 9 am - 4pm, BCC Dogwood Room

 

Art History and Visual Culture ‘Modern Art’ Class on Location at the Yale University Art Museum

Date: September 22, 2018
Location: Yale University Art Gallery

 

Seen from Above, directed by Professor Patrick Brooks

An international short film with a 14 minute runtime, exploring the story of a teenager named Vivian, who develops a relationship with the boy next door to her vacation home, and quickly becomes fascinated with his drone. Vivian must decide if their romance is real, or if the drone is a means of expressing their feelings for one another.

Presented by: Professor Patrick Brooks
Date: October 4, 2018
Location: Vancouver Film Festival

 

“The Blues of Mary Lou Williams” by Professor Brian Torff

A presentation at The International Conference on the Blues analyzing the role of blues in the life of Mary Lou Williams, whom Torff had the opportunity to play with as a musician. Williams was known as a pioneer of jazz and the blues, specifically for her jazz piano skills.

Presented by: Professor Brian Torff
Date: October 1, 2018
Location: Delta State University, Cleveland

 

"Polychromy in the Parthenon Metopes" by Dr. Katherine Schwab and "From Polychrome to Monochrome," by Dr. Marice Rose

A colloquium presenting original research from several guest speakers in memory of departed colleague, Professor Vincent J. Rosivach.

Presented by: Dr. Katherine Schwab, and Dr. Marice Rose
Date: October 13, 2018
Time and Location: 9am - 5pm, Bellarmine Hall, Diffley Board Room

 

“Jazz Age in NYC” by Professor Brian Torff

Presented by: Brian Torff
Date: October 16, 2018
Time and Location: 1pm Hollander House, Bridgeport, CT

 

“The Representation of Africa in Western Art”

A lecture presented in conjunction with the exhibition Liberia, focusing on African art and antiques.

Presented by: Dr. Scott Lacy
Date: October 17, 2018
Time and Location: 5 pm, Bellarmine Hall, Diffley Board Room

 

The Arrest

A seven-minute short film exploring a teenager’s encounter with the New Orleans criminal justice system, edited by Professor Meryl O’Connor.

Presented by: Director Kira Akerman
Date: October 20-22, 2018
Location: New Orleans Film Festival

 

Opening Lecture: Mohamed Hafez, Exhibition “Collateral Damage”

A lecture featuring a selection of work across multiple projects, including the site-specific installation Sea Garbage, as well as pieces from his Baggage series, in which the artist creates tableaus suggestive of the experience of refugees – many of whom are forced to flee their homes at short notice, or with only as much as they can carry – and places them inside vintage suitcases.

Presented by: Mohamed Hafez
Date: October 25, 2018
Time and Location: 5pm, Quick Center for the Arts, Kelley Theater

 

Theatre Fairfield presents Silent Sky

Lauren Gunderson’s lively, funny, and thought-provoking drama that reminds us that wonder is still ours for the taking and that we too can become exceptional no matter what dream we pursue.

Presented by: Theatre Fairfield
Date: October 24-26, 2018
Time and Location: 2pm & 8pm, Wein Blackbox Theatre

 

“Essential American Songs: Freida Shapiro”

Professor of Music, composer, and bassist Dr. Brian Torff reviews the important and influential songs of American popular music, from early slave songs and spirituals through the birth of jazz, popular singers such as Sinatra and Ella Fitzgerald, blues, rock, soul and the birth of hip hop.

Presented by: Professor Brian Torff
Date: October 30, 2018
Time and Location: 1- 3 pm, Learning in Retirement, Inc., Temple Beth El

 

Art History and Visual Culture Class on location at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

The program in Art History & Visual Culture offers a curriculum covering the major periods of Western civilization, Asia, the Americas, and Africa, as well as museum studies. Students explore contemporary developments in art and art history within our global society.

Date: November 3, 2018
Time and Location: 1 - 3pm, Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC

 

Film Screening: Ai Wei Wei's Human Flow (2017)

Captured over the course of an eventful year in 23 countries, the film follows a chain of urgent human stories that stretches across the globe. This visceral work of cinema is a testament to the unassailable human spirit and poses one of the questions that will define this century: Will our global society emerge from fear, isolation, and self-interest and choose a path of openness, freedom, and respect for humanity?

Presented by: Professor Patrick Brooks
Date: November 6, 2018
Time and Location: 7:30 pm, Quick Center for the Arts, Kelley Theatre

 

New England Museum Association Panel on Faculty-Curated Exhibitions

The Fairfield University Art Museum will present a panel discussion, give tours of current exhibitions, and host a dinner celebrating history and the arts in Fairfield, in collaboration with the Fairfield Museum and History Center

Presented by: Dr. Katherine Schwab
Date: November 7, 2018
Time and Location: 12- 5pm, Bellarmine Hall, Diffley Board Room

 

Film, Television, and Media Arts Internship Panel: How to Land an Internship in Media

Attend a night of discussions with Fairfield Alumni who have graduated from the Department of Visual and Performing Arts. Students will have the opportunity to discuss how graduates are using their arts knowledge in their chosen professions as well as ask alumni what they wish they had done in their undergraduate careers to better prepare them for the outside world. This provides great networking opportunities for students as well as valuable insight into future career opportunities.

Presented by: Visual and Performing Arts Department
Date: November 13, 2018
Time and Location: 7:30 pm, Xavier Hall, Room G-13

 

"Winslow Homer: Man versus Sea"

From Southport Harbor to Manifest Destiny, experience America’s journey flinging off the tip of the brush of America’s greatest nautical master, Winslow Homer. Join Fairfield University professor Philip Eliasoph on a richly visual journey and witness how Homer depicted an emerging sense of national identity for 19th century America. Professor Eliasoph will describe how Homer’s majestic nautical scenes crystallize industrial age values and virtues of courage, endurance, and individualism.

Presented by: Dr. Philip Eliasoph
Date: November 13, 2018
Time and Location: 7:30 pm, Pequot Library, Southport CT

 

"Soul and Legacy of Aretha Franklin"

Presented by: Professor Brian Torff and Dr. Katherine Nantz
Date: November 13, 2018
Time and Location: 6:15 pm, Dogwood Room

 

Art History & Visual Culture and Studio Art Student Social and Internship Panel

Attend a night of discussions with Fairfield Alumni who have graduated from the Department of Art History & Visual Culture and Studio Art. Students will have the opportunity to discuss how graduates are using their arts knowledge in their chosen professions as well as ask alumni what they wish they had done in their undergraduate careers to better prepare them for the outside world.

Presented by: Art History & Visual Culture and Studio Art Departments
Date: November 15, 2018
Time and Location: 6:30 pm, Classroom, Bellamine Hall Galleries

 

Seascape: A Portfolio Exhibition

Presented by: Studio Art major Lauren ten Hoopen
Date: November 26 - December 6, 2018
Location: Lukacs Gallery

 

"Essential American Songs: Amara Johnson”

Professor, composer, and bassist Brian Q. Torff will survey the important and influential songs of American popular music, from early slave songs and spirituals through the birth of jazz, popular singers such as Frank Sinatra, Elvis and Hank Williams, blues, rock, soul and the birth of hip hop. Torff will explore how these songs and music connect and reflect American life as it has evolved over hundreds of years.

Presented by: Professor Brian Torff
Date: November 28, 2018
Time and Location: 6:30 pm, New Canaan Public Library

 

Theatre Fairfield presents Director’s Cut

An evening of six,10-minute contemporary plays directed and performed by Fairfield theatre students. The plays featured in this year’s production include Film Noir by Bathsheba Doran, DUMBO (Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass) by Wanda Strukus, Grunions by Barbara Lindsay, Short Term Affairs by Donna Spector, Coffee Break by Jerry Thompson, and Let Me Count the Ways by Jay D. Hanagan.

Presented by: Theatre Fairfield
Date: November 29 - December 2, 2018
Location: Faber Hall

 

Mizusashi: Japanese Water Jars from the Carol and Jeffrey Horvitz Collection

Dr. Ive Covaci, Adjunct Professor of Art History, will present a gallery talk on the “Mizusashi: Japanese Water Jars from the Carol and Jeffrey Horvitz Collection.”

Presented by: Dr. Ive Covaci
Date: December 5, 2018
Time and Location: Noon, Fairfield University Art Museum, Bellarmine Hall Galleries

 

Brian Q. Torff and New Duke Concert

Date: December 6, 2018
Location: Jazz Forum, Tarrytown, NY

 

Fairfield U. Student Jazz Ensemble Concert with special guest Vic Juris

The Fairfield University Jazz Ensemble perform their annual fall concert with special guest Vic Juris, an American jazz guitarist.

Presented by: Fairfield University Student Jazz Ensemble
Date: December 6, 2018
Time and Location: 7:30 pm, Gonzaga Auditorium

 

"More Color: Ancient Greek Sculpture and Digital Technology"

Dr. Katherine Schwab will present her research on the metopes and Ancient Greek hairstyles. Her work on the Parthenon metopes has yielded new information which has been presented in several book chapters and publications.

Presented by: Dr. Katherine Schwab
Date: December 8, 2018
Time and Location: 2 pm, Byram-Shubert Library, Greenwich, CT

Spring 2018

Exhibition: An Archaeologist's Eye: The Parthenon Drawings of Katherine A. Schwab, at the Nashville Parthenon

Presented by: Katherine Schwab, Professor of Visual & Performing Arts
Date: January 13- May 6, 2018

 

Exhibition: Hot Stuff 

The Hott Stuff exhibition features artwork inspired by the Radium Girls, or Ghost Girls, female factory workers who contracted radiation poisoning from painting watch dials with self-luminous paint. 

Presented by: Professor Jo Yarrington
Date: January 9 - February 18, 2018
Location: Odetta Gallery, 229 Cook Street, Brooklyn, CT 

 

Alumni Panel and Social held by School of Communication, Arts and Media

Presented by: SoCAM
Date: January 30, 2018
Time and Location: 7-9pm, BCC Lower Level

 

Opening Reception: The Holy Name. Art of the Gesù: Bernini and his Age

Art of GesuThis landmark international loan exhibition brings together artistic masterpieces from the Church of Il Gesù never before seen in America and a dazzling group of paintings, sculptures, drawings, prints, rare books, and decorative arts from American museums and private collections. Refreshments will be served.
(Image copyright the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco)

Presented by: Fairfield University Art Museum
Date: February 1, 2018
Time and Location: 6-7 p.m., Fairfield University Art Museum, Bellarmine Hall Galleries and Great Hall

 

Paper: "Engi as Inscription? Documenting and Animating the Burned Cheek Amida Triad through an Illustrated Scroll," presented by Dr. Ive Covaci, Lecturer

College Art Association Annual Meeting

Presented by: Art History & Visual Culture
Date: February 21, 2018
Time and Location: Los Angeles, California
 

Artist Talk: Fritz Horstmann 

Discussion of Colors 

Presented by: Studio Art 
Date: April 5, 2018
Time and Location: 12:00-1:10, Loyola 9

 

Exhibition: "The Utah Air Project"

Photography by artist Reid Elem

Presented by: Studio Art
Date: March 22- April 3, 2018
Time and Location: Lukacs and Experimental Galleries, Loyola Hall

 

Artist Talk: Jaime Arredondo

Discussion of paintings and public art projects

Presented by: Studio Art
Date: April 5, 2018
Time and Location: 11:00-12:00, Loyola 8

 

Paper "“Object Lessons: Reading and Teaching Zen and Material Culture” presented by Dr. Ive Covaci, Lecturer and Session Organizer

ASIANetwork Annual Conference

Presented by: Art History & Visual Culture
Date: April 6, 2018
Time and Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

 

Junior and Senior Seminar Art Exhibition

Date: April 9- April 24, 2018
Time and Location: Lukacs and Experimental Galleries, Loyola Hall

 

Paper: "Replication, Reception, and Jeff Koons’s Gazing Ball Series," Presented by Marice Rose, Associate Professor of Visual & Performing Arts

Classical Association of the Midwest and South Annual Meeting

Presented by: Art History & Visual Culture
Date: April 13, 2018
Time and Location: Albuquerque, New Mexico

 

Exhibition: Photographs of the Island of Nisyros, at the Greek Consulate General in New York City

Presented by: Katherine Schwab, Professor of Visual & Performing Arts
Date: April 17- May 4, 2018

 

Presentation: The Caryatid Hairstyling Project, at The Brearley School, New York City

Presented by: Katherine Schwab, Professor of Visual & Performing Arts
Date: April 10, 2018 

 

Fall 2017

Polychromy in Sculpture:

Occasional Brown Bag Series, sponsored by FUAM and AH

Presented by: Katherine Schwab, Professor of Visual & Performing Arts
Date: September 8, 2017
Time and Location: 12:30 pm, BLM LL105

 

Interview: COSMOS FM radio interview re: 21st Century Women and Ancient Greek Tragedy series

Presented by: Katherine Schwab, Professor of Visual & Performing Arts
Date: September 14, 2017

 

Host: Iphigenia: Book of Change, film screening, 21st Century Women and Ancient Greek Tragedy series

Co-curated by: Katherine Schwab, Professor of Visual & Performing Arts, Marti LoMonaco, Professor of Visual & Performing Arts, Sara Brill, Associate Professor of Philosophy
Date: October 3, 2017

 

Lecture: "An Archaeologist's Eye: The Parthenon Metopes," at Center for Hellenic Studies, UC San Diego

Presented by: Katherine Schwab, Professor of Visual & Performing Arts
Date: October 9, 2017

 

Class on Location at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Presented by: Katherine Schwab, Professor of Visual & Performing Arts
Date: October 14, 2017

 

8th Art History Alumni Forum (organized by K. Schwab and M. Rose)

Presented by: Art History Program
Date: October 21, 2017
Time and Location: 10 am-noon, BLM Diffley Boardroom

 

Paper: "Parthenon Studies: Marble Sculptures in Athens and Plaster Casts in Fairfield," at Casting the Curriculum: The Parthenon Marbles, Plaster Casts, and Public Sculpture

Presented by: Katherine Schwab, Professor of Visual & Performing Arts
Date: October 24, 2017
Time and Location: 11 am-5:00pm, CUNY Graduate Center NYC

 

Paper: "The Fairfield University Plaster Cast Collection," at Casting the Curriculum: Plaster Casts and Teaching

Presented by: Katherine Schwab, Professor of Visual & Performing Arts
Date: October 25, 2017
Time and Location: 12-12:30pm, Yale Center for British Art

 

Gallery Talk: Ledger Drawings and the Evolution of Plains Indians Masculinity

Ledger DrawingsThis gallery talk is presented in conjunction with the exhibition Picturing History: Ledger Drawings of the Plains Indians, and is made possible by generous support from the Donald Ellis Gallery, New York.

Presented by: Peter L. Bayers, Professor of English; Fairfield University Art Museum
Date: November 7, 2017
Time and Location: 5-6 pm, Fairfield University Art Museum, Bellarmine Hall Galleries

 

Family Day: Ancient Greek Life

Ancient Greek LifeLearn about Greek mythology and artwork through arts and crafts activities, as well as a child-friendly gallery tour. Best for ages 4–10, but all are welcome.

Presented by: Michelle DiMarzo, Curator of Education, Fairfield University Art Museum
Date: November 11, 2017
Time and Location: 1-4 pm, Fairfield University Art Museum, Bellarmine Hall Galleries and SmART classroom

 

A Drawing Party

Drawing PartyCome alone or grab some friends for a relaxing evening at the museum. Sketch in the gallery inspired by Plains Indian Ledger Drawings or create still lifes in the classroom studio. Drawings supplies and refreshments will be provided.

Presented by: Fairfield University Art Museum
Date: November 14, 2017
Time and Location: 7-9 pm, Fairfield University Art Museum, Bellarmine Hall Galleries and SmART classroom

 

Art in Focus: Utagawa Hiroshige II, Soto Beach in Mutsu Province, 1859

Each event in our Art in Focus series offers an opportunity for an hour of close looking and informal discussion around a single work of art.

Presented by: Michelle DiMarzo, Curator of Education, Fairfield University Art Museum
Date: November 16, 2017
Time and Location: 11 am-noon, Fairfield University Art Museum, Bellarmine Hall Galleries

 

Student Exhibition: "Soft Spaces"

Student-organized collaborative exhibiton on the theme of gender-based violence, curated by Colleen McElaney, '19.

Presented by: Studio Art
Date: November 28- December 8, 2017
Time and Location: Experimental Gallery, Loyola Hall

 

Student Exhibition: "In Studio" by Wenpu Tu, '17

Presented by: Studio Art
Date: November 28- December 8, 2018
Time and Location: Lukacs and Experimental Galleries, Loyola Hall

 

Book signing: "Adolf Dehn: Midcentury Manhattan," by author Dr. Philip Eliasoph, Professor of Visual and Performing Arts

Presented by: Art History & Visual Culture
Date: December 7, 2017
Time and Location: 6:00-8:00, Fairfield University Bookstore

 

Seminar Presentation: "The Parthenon Metopes," Columbia University Classics Seminar, "Fragments."

Presented by: Katherine Schwab, Professor of Visual & Performing Arts
Date: December 8, 2017

 

Art in Focus: Martin van Meytens II, Portrait of a Boy, ca. 1750

Art in FocusEach event in our Art in Focus series offers an opportunity for an hour of close looking and informal discussion around a single work of art.

Presented by: Michelle DiMarzo, Curator of Education, Fairfield University Art Museum
Date: December 14, 2017
Time and Location: 12 am-noon, Fairfield University Art Museum, Bellarmine Hall Galleries

 

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