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“I have to take a moment to echo all the wonderful positive comments
about ISConnects... The panel did a great job of explaining and sharing
their experience in public art. On the whole one of the best ISC events,
as it was right on target for artist[s] - like us.” — ISConnects Attendee, 2011


Supported in part by
Johnson Art and Education Foundation
and
This program is made possible in part by funds from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts and by funds from the National Endowment for the Arts.
ISConnects is an exciting collaborative effort between the International Sculpture Center and other world-renowned organizations. Launched in 2011, ISConnects explores the unique perspectives on sculpture in the contemporary art world. Together, the ISC and its partner organizations offer intimate and accessible programming that addresses cutting-edge, timely trends in sculpture through lively and insightful discourse.

Each ISConnects program features presenters that include emerging and established artists, journalists and authors, academics and arts administrators, ISC Award winners and many other individuals with unique viewpoints on sculpture.

Programming includes special access to traveling exhibitions, conversations with artists, panel discussions and much more. Each event is different from the next! Can’t attend an event? You can watch for free, here, on the ISConnects website.


To be updated on 2014 ISConnects events, sign up for the ISConnects email list here.



Grounds For Sculpture
18 Fairgrounds Rd
Trenton, NJ 08619
Seward Johnson Center
for the Arts Welcome Center
Auditorium
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Living and Sustaining a Creative Life with Sharon Louden

The International Sculpture Center in collaboration with Grounds For Sculpture will hold ISConnects: Living and Sustaining a Creative Life at Grounds For Sculpture on Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 at 6:00PM. Sharon Louden, artist and editor of “Living and Sustaining a Creative Life”, will moderate a panel with David Humphrey, Paul Henry Ramirez, and Austin Thomas which will discuss sustainable creativity and the question, “How do Working Artists Live?”.

The conversation will continue with a reception in the West Gallery following the panel, where Sharon Louden will be signing Living and Sustaining a Creative Life: Essays by 40 Working Artists. The panel will take place in the Seward Johnson Center for the Arts Welcome Center at 6:00PM. Tickets are $15 and include admission to Grounds For Sculpture. Tickets are available at a first come basis prior to the event in the Seward Johnson Center for the Arts Welcome Center. Space is limited.

Sharon M. Louden graduated with a BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and an MFA from Yale University, School of Art. Her work has been exhibited in numerous venues including the Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, the Drawing Center, Carnegie Mellon University, Birmingham Museum of Art, Weatherspoon Art Museum and the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art. Louden's work is held in major public and private collections including the Neuberger Museum of Art, Whitney Museum of American Art, National Gallery of Art, Arkansas Arts Center, Yale University Art Gallery, Weatherspoon Art Museum, and the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, among others.

Louden is also the editor of Living and Sustaining a Creative Life: Essays by 40 Working Artists published by Intellect Books and distributed by the University of Chicago Press. The book is already on its fourth printing since the first run sold out before its official release on October 15th, and has been #1 on Amazon.com's Bestseller List of Business Art References. It was also on Hyperallergic's List of Top Art Books of 2013. Recent press includes an interview in Hyperallergic blogazine, "How do Artists Live?" as well as over 50 reviews, blog posts and mentions. You can find selected press and information on the book here.

ISConnects is an exciting collaborative effort between the International Sculpture Center and other world-renowned organizations. Launched in 2011, ISConnects explores the unique perspectives on sculpture in the contemporary art world. Together, the ISC and its partner organizations offer intimate and accessible programming that addresses cutting-edge, timely trends in sculpture through lively and insightful discourse.

Please indicate if you require any accessibility accommodations by contacting the events department at 609.689.1051 x302 or events@sculpture.org. The International Sculpture Center is committed to ensuring that all events are accessible to all of our patrons.

 
 
Grounds For Sculpture
18 Fairgrounds Rd
Trenton, NJ 08619
Seward Johnson Center
for the Arts Welcome Center
Auditorium
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
ISConnects at Grounds For Sculpture

Details for this event coming soon. Stay tuned to this page.