7th SESSION: October 2010
MTS Gallery and The Printmaking Studio at the University of Anchorage, Alaska
Hosted by The MTS Gallery in Anchorage and The University of Anchorage, the 7th Session of the International Self-Portraits Project was took place from October 18 to 22. The Alaskan session was co-directed by the University of Alaskaâ€™s professor and artist Garry Kautlitz. Alicia Candiani has been also invited by the University of Alaska in Anchorage as juror of this year â€œNo Big Headâ€ annual self-portrait exhibition. The University of Alaska Anchorage is the stateâ€™s largest post-secondary institution. Located in the heart of Alaskaâ€™s largest city, the campus is nestled in the middle of a greenbelt, surrounded by lakes, ponds and wildlife, and is connected to a city-wide trail system perfect for studentâ€™s active lifestyle.
The Department of Art aims to prepare and empower students to use their artistic abilities to make a difference in society. A comprehensive multi-studio approach encourages independent thinking, strengthens creativity, and develops a knowledge of the critical and historical aspects of art.
Cloud Medicine Crow