In the News: May 2021

Posted by Sam Fox School May 3, 2021


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Igor Marjanović, the JoAnne Stolaroff Cotsen Professor and chair of undergraduate architecture, has published The Evolving Project: The Journal of Architectural Education and the Expansion of Scholarship. Co-edited by Marjanović, Marc J. Neveu, and Sara Stevens, the book presents a collection of essays from the Journal of Architectural Education (JAE), the longest continually running peer-reviewed journal in the discipline of architecture. Learn more>>

Work by Tim Portlock, professor and chair of undergraduate art, is included in New Grit: Art & Philly Now, a major exhibition opening this Friday in the new modern and contemporary galleries at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. His work will be featured in the Imagined Worlds section. The show is on view through August 22. Portlock also has a solo exhibition on view at Locks Gallery in Philadelphia; information about the show, including a video interview with Portlock, is available here.

Assistant professor Penina Acayo Laker discusses her upbringing, the School's new minor in Creative Practice for Social Change, learning to design for the true needs of people, bringing design education to youth in Uganda, the value of design in healthcare, and much more with Bon Ku in this Design Lab podcast. Learn more>>

Susan Colangelo, the founding president and executive director of Saint Louis Story Stitchers' and the founder of Women and the Kemper at the Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, is among the ten women to be honored for volunteerism in the 2021 Class of Women of Achievement. The awards honor female volunteers who positively impact and enhance the quality of life in the St. Louis area. The awards will be presented on KETC Channel 9. Learn more>>

St. Louis Magazine's Spring Arts Guide features Currents 119: Dana Levy, on view now at the Saint Louis Art Museum. Dana Levy served as the 2019-2020 Henry L. and Natalie E. Freund Teaching Fellow. Learn more>>

CEL presents Monuments & Memory, the fifth in a series of panel discussions inspired by associate professor Monika Weiss' recent interdisciplinary exhibition Monika Weiss: Monument | Anti-Monument and the artist's paradigm-shifting monument Nirbhaya. The program is moderated by Rick Bell; panelists include Weiss, James E. Young, Daniel Libeskind, Marianne Hirsch, and Julie Dermansky. The event will take place at 12p Central May 7. Learn more>>