Come see an Art Show that is for Artists, organized by Artists in support of Future Artists! The 6th Annual Autumn Air Art Fair is a fabulous fundraising event that raises much needed scholarship funds for Art Academy of Cincinnati BFA students and Community Education students.
Art Academy Professor Jay Zumeta was appointed Consulting Curator for the Reinstallation of the ancient Egyptian, Greek and Roman Collections at the Cincinnati Art Museum. The Reinstallation materialized after the deinstallation of The Collections: 6000 Years of Art which had been on view since December, 2011.
Come feel the words of esteemed poets Alex Lemon and Jenny Sadre-Orafai at a free public reading of their work beginning at 7:00pm on Thursday, October 9. This is the second reading of the 2014-15 Art Academy of Cincinnati Poetry Series, sponsored by the Liberal Arts Department. Following the reading their with be a short OPEN MIC for anyone who would like to share their work.
Metal Sculpture students from the Art Academy of Cincinnati are currently raising funds to support the fabrication of a sculptural bike rack for community to utilize and enjoy. The project comes at an opportune time as the City of Cincinnati has been allocating resources to bolster bike infrastructure in the city, and is an exceptional professional development opportunity for the AAC’s budding metal sculptors.
AAC Associate Professor Ken Henson was a presenter at The 6th Annual Esoteric Book Conference, which took place at the University of Washington in Seattle last week. His presentation “Alchemy and Astral Projection, Ecstatic Trance in the Hermetic Tradition” was based on his recent book by the same title, which he wrote and illustrated in fulfillment of a 2013-14 Curtis G. Lloyd Fellowship he received from the Lloyd Library and Museum (Cincinnati, OH). At the conference, Ken also exhibited select paintings that were created as illustrations for his treatise.
The Esoteric Book Conference is an annual international event to bring together authors, artists, publishers and bookmakers working in the field of esotericism. In addition to presentations by notable authors and scholars, the conference opens it doors to publishers and booksellers showcasing new & used books as well as rare and hard-to-find esoteric texts. For two days the conference hosts the largest selection of esoteric books under one roof. Contemporary esoteric publishing, finepress book arts and antiquarian texts are offered to augment the libraries of readers, scholars and collectors alike.