The Trinity University Art and Art History Department welcomes guest artists William Wylie and Jae Emerling as part of the 2017-2018 Stieren Guest Artist Series, made possible by Jane and the late Arthur Stieren of San Antonio. The lecture will be held in the Ruth Taylor Recital Hall at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, March 7, 2018, and is free and open to the public. The lecture will be followed by a reception in the Dicke Smith Building Foyer.
Jae Emerling is an associate professor of modern and contemporary art in the College of Arts + Architecture at the University of North Carolina, Charlotte. He is the Director of the College of Arts + Architecture Honors Program. In 2011, Emerling was visiting professor of contemporary art in the Faculty of Arts at VU Amsterdam. He is the author of Theory for Art History and award-winning Photography: History and Theory and is currently working on a book about the aesthetic-historiographic concept of transmissibility. Emerling’s work has appeared in the Journal of Visual Culture; History of Photography; CAA Reviews; Journal of Art Historiography; X-TRA: Contemporary Art Quarterly; Contemporary Art about Architecture; Bergson and The Art of Immanence: Painting, Photography, Film; a special issue of the Journal of Visual Culture titled “Architecture!”; and the forthcoming two-volume mid-career retrospective Jan De Cock: Sculpture Communism, Volume I and Jan De Cock: Abstract Capitalism, Volume II. He received his Ph.D. in Art History from the University of California, Los Angeles.
William Wylie’s photographs and short films have been shown both nationally and internationally. His work can be found in the permanent collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, National Gallery of Art, Smithsonian American Art Museum, The Philadelphia Museum of Art, Virginia Museum of Fine Art, and Yale University Art Museum, among others. He has published four books of his work: Riverwalk, Stillwater, Carrara and Route 36. Two new books, Prairie and The Possibility of Ruins (Pompeii Archive) are scheduled for publication in 2018. His awards include a Guggenheim Fellowship, a VMFA Professional Fellowship, and the Yale Gallery of Art’s Doran / LeWitt Fellowship in 2012 and 2014. He lives in Charlottesville, where he teaches photography and is the director of the studio art department at the University of Virginia.
Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Ruth Taylor Recital Hall
One Trinity Place, San Antonio, Texas 78212