"Shoptalks," presentations by Hartmut Austen and Jeremy Lundquist, 2012-2013 Grant Wood Fellows
Thursday, October 11, at 5:30 pm, in 116 Art Building West (map)
Hartmut Austen was born in Germany and earned his Meisterschüler degree from Hochschule der Künste (University of the Arts) in Berlin. He moved to Detroit in 1998. In 2001 he participated in "New Generation Detroit" at Oakland University Art Gallery, which was his first major exhibition in the United States. He has exhibited nationally and internationally in New York, Chicago, Toronto and Berlin. He is a member of the Telegraph collective. In 2007, with Lynn Crawford, he edited the Detroit: Telegraph journal for the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit. In 2009, he was awarded a prestigious Kresge Arts in Detroit Fellowship. He divides his time between Detroit and Iowa City, where he is the current Grant Wood Fellow in Painting and Drawing at the University of Iowa.
Jeremy Lundquist was born in California and lives and works in Chicago. His work in print, drawing, photography, installation, and cut and collaged paper examines and organizes decay, resulting in a body of work questioning contemporary notions of progress and cleanliness by presenting images of loss and disillusion / dissolution. He has exhibited his work throughout the Midwest, as well as nationally and internationally. He has been an artist-in-residence at Ox-Bow School of Art , Harold Arts, Spudnik Press, Kala Art Institute and the Vermont Studio Center. Jeremy teaches in the Printmedia department at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. He received his BA in Studio Art from Grinnell College and his MFA in Printmaking from Ohio University. He is the current Grant Wood Fellow in Printmaking at the University of Iowa.