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Art Department Presents Installation Sculpture and Performance Artist Cindy Tower

By Vige Barrie  |  Contact Vige Barrie 315-859-4623
Posted January 20, 2009
Tags Art
Cindy Tower, an installation sculpture and performance artist as well as a painter, will orchestrate  a human chain of drafts people in the art department on Wednesday, Jan. 21, from 4:15 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Tower will give a brief presentation on drawing as performance and then will begin drawing with those in attendance. Participants may perform as drafts people or may document the event. Tower has requested that all attendees wear a costume.

Tower received her bachelor in fine arts degree from Cornell University and her master in fine arts degree from the University of California, San Diego. She has exhibited nationally and has been the focus of numerous one-person exhibitions including the New Museum of Contemporary Art, Patrice Landau Gallery, Trans Hudson, Serge Sorokko Gallery in New York, Bruno David Gallery in St. Louis and most recently, at the Crisp Museum, Cape Girardeau, Mo.

According to her Web site, Tower has survived as a free-lance artist in New York working in the television and publishing industries. In 2005 she moved from New York to St. Louis to paint disappearing industries and has been visiting assistant professor of painting at the Sam Fox School of Design and Visual Arts at Washington University in St. Louis. She has lectured and taught at The New York Studio School in New York and will be a visiting artist at The Savannah College of Art and Design in 2010.

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