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News Release (November 20, 1966)


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News Release (November 20, 1966)
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NEW COLLEGE -NEWS RELEASE NEW COLLEGE, SARASOTA, FLORIDA FURMAN C. ARTHUR INFORMATION FOR RELEASE: SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 1966 Sarasota, Fla. --Formal registration for the Fine Arts Institute of Nev1 College opens this Hith first classes scheduled to begin on January third. Faculty for the four-month session are noted contemporary painters James Brooks, James Dine, Adolph Gottlieb, hilip Guston, Conrad Marca-Relli, and Syd Solomon. Nev7 studios have been obtained for the Institute's third year. All classes tdll be held in a former mansion on campus, which has 22 rooms to be used for seminars, studios, critiques, as well as slide lectures, and exhibi-tion space. The Institute is open again this year to advanced painters of all ages and is particularly directed to the developing painter. Guston, Uarca-Relli, and Solomon each teach for a one-month period while the other three --Brooks, Dine, and Gottlieb --will lead spe-cial seminars and workshops during the four-month session. Registration for the course be limited to 50 painters, each of tvhom tvill have his own studio space. Classes tvill ordinarily be. held three afternoons a week although the studios are available to students at all times during the week. -more-


COLLEGE FINE ARTS INSTITUTE Page 2 Solomon, who is professor of art at Net-1 College as well as coordinator of the Fine Arts Institute, said that the program of the Institute will again be expanded as it has been for each of its first two years. "In addition to the regular classes, for which we are bringing some of the outstanding painters here as faculty, we will offer special programs for our students," he said. "He t,;rill have slide showings by artists as we did with Philip Guston and Larry Rivers so successfully last year. This year we have exhibition space in our school will allow us to show student and faculty works." The net-1 studios are located in a large building south of but adjoining College Hall. It was formerly the home of Hester Ringling Sanford, daughter of Charles Ringling. Solomon said that the studios will be open in December for all Institute students \o7ho wish to begin prep-aring work for the sessions which .begin in January He also said that plans are being worked out now for a special work shop in December which ,.,ill be open to all area artists. Details will be announced as they are completed. Professor Solomon noted that the Institute has been effective in the past several years in outstanding artists to the area to serve on the faculty. He said that in addition to the current faculty, Italian artist Afro, Balcomb Greene, and Larry Rivers have taught. Both Guston and Marca-Relli also have purchased homes in the area and each spends a part of the year in residence here, -more-


COLLEGE FINE ARTS I3STJTUTE -Page 3 James Brooks has taught each year since the inception of the tute. He has been a visiting critic of advanced painting at Yale University and as artist-in-residence at the American Academy in Rome. He also has taught at Pratt Institute and Columbia University. Jim Dine, now artist-in-residence at Cornell University, is considered one of the young o f today. At 31 he has shown by invitation at the Venice tienale and has exhibited in the major centers in Europe. A graduate of Ohio he has oeen living and \-larking in York. Adolph Gottlieb) o:1c of the dcrms of contemporary painting, taught at Pratt Institute the University of California. His works won a first prize at the Bienal at Sco Paolo in Brazil and a major prize at the Carnegie International. He is represented in most major collections including the Metropolitan, Guggenheim, tlhitney, }1odern Art, and the Corcoran. Philip Guston, in his second year the Institute, taught at the University of Iowa, \Jashington University, New York University, and Pratt Institute. He has won the Prix de Rome, and was awarded a $10,000 grant by the Ford Foundation. Conrad Harca-Relli t'-1ice appointed a visiting critic at Yale University and served as visiting professor at the University of California. Now in his third year with the Inst: .tute, Harca-Relli t-1as one of the first artists to receive a Ford Foundation grant. -more-


COLLEGE FINE ARTS INSTITUTE Page 4 Syd Solomon is in his third year as a member of the New College faculty and he instrumental in founding the Institute as ,.,ell as serving on its faculty. He has participated in all of the important group sho>vs in the United States and has been specially recognized by the Ford Foundation through purchase of his works. He has been living and painting in Sarasota for a number of years. Registrations for the Fine Arts Institute are being accepted at the Office of Special Programs at New College. -30-

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