From a recent press release, here's a calendar of the FAC's upcoming exhibits:
Through Nov. 4
Works chosen from the FAC's permanent collection that respond to the upcoming Turrell/Johnson show, featuring pieces by contemporary artists like Monica Petty Aiello, and deceased creators like Isamu Noguchi.
James Turrell: Trace Elements
Scott Johnson: On Turbulence
July 14 through Sept. 30
Hyakkimaru's Kirie World
July 28 through Sept. 15
As part of this year's 50th anniversary of our Sister City relationship with Fujiyoshida, Japan, a series of cut paper pieces by Hyakkimaru, a world-renowned artist.
Floyd D. Tunson: Son of Pop
Oct. 27 through Jan. 20, 2013
Tunson, a local artist, is similarly world renowned. Though he lives here quietly, his 40-decade career will be put on display for this first retrospective.
Eric Bransby and Trevor Thomas: A Mural in the Making
Nov. 17 through Jan. 6, 2013
A collection of the sketches, drawings and renderings that led up the creation of the FAC's 75th anniversary mural (read more about it here.)
Jan. 19 through May 26
A guest curation of the textiles in the FAC's permanent collection.
American Folk Art from the Willem Volkersz Collection
Feb. 9 through May 12
Similar to the idea behind the I.D.E.A. Space's self-taught artwork show a few years back, a survey of art by Howard Finster, Eddie O. Martin (aka St. EOM), Nellie Mae Rowe, Alva Gene Dexhimer, Robert E. Smith and others.
2013 FAC Multidisciplinary Program — Family
Though the exhibitions are still being finalized, this three-part program will feature art education at Bemis, and the play Other Desert Cities in the SaGaJi Theatre.
50 x 50: The Herbert and Dorothy Vogel Collection
June 8 through Sept. 15
The museum will pull out the 50 works gifted to it from the collection of the Vogels in 2009 (read more about the Vogel gifts, with an interview with Dorothy, here).
Charles Bunnell: The FAC Legacy Series
The second show in a series highlighting FAC history (the first was Sandzén in Colorado). Bunnell also attended the Broadmoor Art Academy, both as a student and a teacher. Though he learned traditional painting from the Academy, his subsequent abstract work "later adopted a more purified form."
Sculpture and installation artist from Los Angeles.
Charles and Colin Parson
A father and son pair from Colorado.
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