2016 Summer Residency

July 31 – August 9

Public Events


MFA-IA Visiting Artists Lectures: Ayanah Moor and Roman DeSalvo
8 – 10pm | Holman Arts & Media Center, second floor | RSVP

Ayanah Moor is an interdisciplinary artist whose creative tools include printmedia, performance, drawing and video. She has been awarded artist residencies worldwide, and her work has been included in Troubling Vision: Performance, Visuality and Blackness, andWhat is Contemporary Art? (University of Chicago Press). Moor is associate professor in printmedia at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

Roman De Salvo is a contemporary American conceptual artist work combines his interest in craft, technology, language, and everyday objects with wit, playfulness, and the unexpected. His work has been featured in the 2000 Biennial Exhibition at the Whitney Museum of American Art; Musée d’Art Américain, Giverny, France; Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, Connecticut; and the American Idyll for the Public Art Fund, Brooklyn NY.


MFA-IA Visiting Artists Lectures: Matt Freedman
9 – 11am | Holman Arts & Media Center, second floor | RSVP

Matt Freedman is an artist, writer and curator who has shown and performed nationally and internationally. He has curated at Long Island University and the SculptureCenter, and published the graphic journal Relatively Indolent but Relentless. He is on the faculty at the Univ. of Pennsylvania School of Design (Graduate Fine Arts Visual Studies) and the MFA-IA program here at SNC.


MFA-IA Visiting Artists Lectures: Victoria Estok and Kelly Kirshtner
5 – 6:60pm | Holman Arts & Media Center, second floor | RSVP


SNC Fine Arts Faculty Lectures: Mary Kenny and Rick Parsons
12 – 2pm | Holman Arts & Media Center, second floor | RSVP
Feel free to bring your lunch!

MFA-IA Visiting Artists Lecture: Steve Lambert
5 – 8pm | Holman Arts & Media Center, Garage Door Gallery | RSVP

Steve Lambert will discuss The Co-op Bar, his current exhibition in the Garage Door Gallery, followed by food and refreshments.

Steve Lambert dropped out of high school to study sociology and film, receiving his BFA from the San Francisco Art Institute and MFA from UC Davis. He was a Senior Fellow at the Eyebeam Center for Art and Technology in New York, and is currently a professor at SUNY Purchase in New Media. Steve is the co-founder and co-director of the Center for Artistic Activism and has collaborated with artists including the Graffiti Research Lab and the Yes Men.


MFA-IA Midway Exhibition Opening
4 – 8pm | Sagehen Creek Field Station, 8.4 miles north of Truckee, via Highway 89, Nevada County, California | RSVP

The second year MFA-IA students will be installing their site specific work on the campus of Sagehen. Food and refreshments included.


Sierra Nevada College
Interdisciplinary Arts
Low Residency MFA


1008 Tahoe Blvd
Incline Village, NV 89451


Julia Schwadron
Assistant Program Director
P: (775) 831-1314 ext. 7492


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