SCAD deFINE ART 2016 | 2.16.2016-2.19.2016

An annual program of lectures, exhibitions and public events

SCAD presents the seventh edition of deFINE ART, an annual program of fine art exhibitions, lectures, performances and public events. Taking place Feb. 16-19, 2016, at SCAD locations in Savannah and Atlanta, Georgia, and Hong Kong, deFINE ART 2016 features renowned artist Carrie Mae Weems as the honoree and keynote speaker.

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FRIDAY, FEB. 19th, 5pm-7pm at Alexander Hall, 668 Indian St., Savannah, GA

STUDENT SHOWCASE: The deFINE ART 2016 Student Showcase features the best of original SCAD student artwork. In addition to printmaking and ceramics, the first floor of Alexander Hall will highlight ‘Persona,’ an exhibition of outstanding recent work created by SCAD Atlanta graduate and undergraduate photography students. On the second floor, work by alumna mentor Lily Kuonen (M.F.A, Painting, 2010) will be featured along with dozens of dynamic emerging artists from SCAD’s School of Fine Arts. Graduate student painting studios will be open to visitors and select works will be exhibited throughout the halls. All artwork is available for purchase.

Presented as part of the deFINE ART 2016 program, Feb. 16-19

The event is free and open to the public.

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WEDNESDAY, FEB. 17th, 2pm at the SCAD Museum of Art theater

Artist panel: ‘FORM* FUNCTION* FREESTYLE’-Join us for an engaging conversation, ‘FORM • FUNCTION • FREESTYLE,’ moderated by Gia Hamilton, director of the Joan Mitchell Center, with visiting deFINE ART 2016 artists Daniel Arsham, Robin Rhode and Roberto Behar and Rosario Marquardt (R&R Studios).

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WEDNESDAY, FEB. 17th, 6pm at the Trustees Theater

deFINE ART 2016 keynote lecture: Carrie Mae Weems

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THURSDAY, FEB. 18th, 7:15pm in the SCAD Museum of Art courtyard

Beau Geste performance: “Exceptional Transport: duet for a dancer and excavator”

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More than 10 exhibitions will present thought-provoking work celebrating fine art in all its forms.

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The roster of guests at deFINE ART includes acclaimed and emerging artists working in a variety of media.

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