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faculty. As the campaign extends into 2010. techniques. including an upcoming visit by preeminent composer Philip Glass in Spring of 2009. alumni. and scholarly events. once again. Based on the incredible successes of our students. we will count on the continuing support of our alumni base to maintain and to further our ability to provide the finest educational experience possible. from architecture workshops in Ghana to Glee Club performances in China. As Miami continues the $500 million campaign For Love and Honor. scholarship. While we are deeply indebted to the talents of our faculty and staff in delivering a first-rate curriculum. In addition to extending ourselves into the world. May 2008 1 / SPRING 2009 . it is obvious that the departments in the School of Fine Arts have a committment to the highest caliber of teaching. It is our goal to provide students with the best education and training available in the arts. I am proud to say that our school has achieved great success in moving toward our development and fundraising goals for the departments and programs of the School of Fine Arts. you will note the worldwide reach of our departments and programs. we must prepare our students for an ever-changing world by introducing them to new pedagogies. there is a focus on the phrase “Extending Tradition and Embracing Innovation. 2008 Department of Architecture and Interior Design’s international summer workshop in Ghana Professor Joomi Chung in Pilsen. James Lentini Dean and Professor of Music School of Fine Arts E x t e n d i n g Tr a d i t i o n . while building on the long-established traditions embedded in both Miami’s School of Fine Arts and in the arts disciplines themselves. I hope that you will enjoy reading the information included in this publication about the phenomenal achievements and stories from all parts of the SFA. we have brought to Miami some of the leading artists and scholars of our time. Glass’s visit and other special events highlight the School of Fine Arts as a central player in helping Miami University celebrate its Bicentennial beginning in 2009 and into 2010. I look forward to seeing you soon at one of our performances.” which serves as the underlying structure of the SFA’s newly formed strategic plan.WELCOME Welcome to our new publication for the School of Fine Arts at Miami University! As you will note from the cover and within the magazine. lead roles in The Taming of the Shrew Miami President Hodge. and staff. and technologies in tandem with time-tested educational approaches. and I thank you. we are also most appreciative of the essential support provided by our alumni and friends. To do this. Dean Lentini Eugene Brown at the Miami University Art Museum Andrew Dailey’s Pinsel. E m b r a c i n g I n n o v a t i o n Front Cover (Clockwise from left) Students Lys Olsen and Jason Howard. Dr. Provost Herbst. Czech Republic Phillip Glass Presser Hall. and creative achievement. and that we are poised to expand our quest for excellence in the arts. Music Chair Green. for your continuing support! Best wishes. I extend my personal thanks to all who have generously contributed to our mission! As we pursue our efforts in Extending Tradition and Embracing Innovation. exhibitions.
American Record Guide Jim and Dana Lentini attending the Grammy Awards How did Miami’s liberal education prepare you and your wife Kym for your lives and careers? It taught us how to think in a more general way. A native Detroiter. Architecture and Interior Design Patti Hannan Liberatore. he has lent his design talents to the Oscar-winning As Good As It Gets. her acting credits include appearances on shows such as ER. Originally interested in designing for the ballet and opera. Lentini received a bachelor of music in composition from Wayne State University. technology can’t create an original idea or see the world in a unique way. Lindsay Hollister Hollywood actress Lindsay Hollister.edu/keepintouch to keep us informed.’ And at that moment I knew there was nothing else for me… that’s what gave me the strength to pursue the impossibly difficult business of Hollywood. On a positive note. his compositions have won national and international awards and have been performed and recorded in international venues by leading solo artists and ensembles including the Krakow Philharmonic Orchestra (Poland) and the Bohuslav Martinü Philharmonic Orchestra (Czech Republic). Blue Streak. and their daughter Jamie is currently a history of art and architecture major at Miami. who received her B. earning a nomination for the prestigious Irene Ryan National Acting Award. Dean Susan Ewing. Music dele jegede. the State Theatre of Virginia.F. a theatre major. Bill and Kym Brezski ‘Dreamscape. Brzeski. Director of Diversity and Outreach Heather Kogge. and his wife Kym.” Stephen D.muohio. “I would say one experience at Miami always stuck in my head and definitely inspired me to follow my dream out to Los Angeles. On its own. Lentini was the founding dean of the School of Art. Assistant to the Dean for Operations and Finance Rosalyn Erat Benson. Chair. We tend to fall in love with our technology because it helps us take short cuts and save time. The Brzeskis’ tie to Miami is still strong—Miami recently hosted one of Bill’s design seminars. even show us new ways of creating art and describing our reality. A DM I N I ST R ATOR Before coming to Miami University. he began his career in the theatre before moving to Los Angeles. An accomplished composer and classical guitarist. a master of music in composition from Michigan State University and a doctor of musical arts in composition from the University of Southern California. Machinal. Dr. Spain) for his guitar composition “Westward Voyage. As a production designer in feature films. Classical Guitar Magazine “…Music for Brass is a well-constructed piece (with big wobbling. Brzeski later received an MFA in Design from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts. My Name Is Earl. art. and The Real Inspector Hound. Aside from her role as Christine Banks on Boston Public.” Stephen Kenyon. if you can imagine doing anything else with your life that would make you happy other than acting. but it’s still the original idea people pay for. get out. Director of Development Miami University: Equal opportunity in education and employment Technology describes the tools we use to help create art. Art Elizabeth Mullenix. best known for her role on Boston Public. 2 .” 3 / SPRING 2009 “Fantasy for Flute and Guitar… deﬁnitely warrants more exposure on the concert platform and I sincerely hope it gets the attention it deserves…” Steve Marsh. and theatre for over twenty years. as well as The Bucket List. Hollister. Director. Performing Arts Series Robert Wicks.” and as well as awards from ASCAP. Virtually anybody can produce music. his honors include first prize in the 2004 Choral Composition Contest at Bluffton College. His strategic vision included efforts to move the arts to the center of the campus’ academic and cultural life and to cultivate cross-disciplinary programs that emphasize new technologies in the arts. Don’t be fooled—a machine can enhance our work. is a brief fantasy for orchestra that achieves its considerable effect from an interplay of chamber-like textures and explosive full orchestra passages. an English major. We both think of ourselves as problem solvers. Marketing Manager for departments of Music and Theatre Contributing Writer and Copy Editor: Sophie Alyssa Williams Graphic Design: Scott Bruno. His efforts in fundraising and new building construction for music and the arts resulted in endowments and gifts in excess of one million dollars and approval of a $30 million project for a new building to house the art department and multimedia areas. seeing all sides of a problem. DMA DEA N and PROFESSOR OF MUSIC S C HO OL of FI N E A RT S C OMPOSER . the 2002 Andrés Segovia International Composition Prize (Granada. appeared in Miami productions of Gertrude Stein and A Companion. Media and Music at The College of New Jersey.A. Director. Because it’s too hard to attempt unless there’s nothing else you can imagine doing. Assistant Dean for Student Affairs Richard Green. Classical Guitar Magazine “[‘Westward Voyage’]: the composer clearly knows the ﬁngerboard very well indeed and is expert at ﬁnding scintillating resonant mixtures of open and stopped strings. This is the best disc in the series. He began his career in television and has designed over 800 episodes and over thirty Have some news you’d like to share? We’d love to hear from you! Visit arts. ‘Right now. Director of Integrated Programs and Arts Management Jeanne Harmeyer. began her acting career at Miami. a grant from “Meet the Composer. PERFORMER . and not look at the world through the ﬁlter of a speciﬁc discipline. Hollister also studied at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York City and at Barter. Miami University Art Museum Clifton McNish. Theatre John Weigand. Nip/Tuck. and Matilda. She most recently appeared on NBC’s Scrubs and as Steve Carrel’s dance partner in Get Smart. Chair. and Days of Our Lives. this minute.’ by James Lentini.” the Atwater-Kent Composition Award (first prize). Dr. 21st-Century Music Jamie. b graphic design Primary Photography: Miami University IT Photo Services SFA Executive Committee: James Lentini. He also designed the ground breaking CGI movie Stuart Little and its sequel Stuart Little 2 for Sony Pictures. arching tones) that features plenty of strikingly original brass writing in an intelligent package. Chair. Interim Associate Dean Associate Editors: Susan Thomas. [He] said. or ﬁlms and get it out to the public. Interim Associate Dean Connie Asher. Law and Order: Special Victims Unit.” Bryce Rankin. television. Cold Case. we live in an exciting time because new technology lets us express ourselves and our ideas to the public without relying on old institutions. What do you want to say to current students about technology and arts? > ROSTER & CR EDITS Editor: Susan Ewing. Bill Brzeski has worked in feature films. Chair. both graduated from Miami in 1975. Our department brought in a theatre alumnus to speak to our acting class.ALUMNI NEWS Introducing James Lentini. pilots. In addition to many commissions. the McHugh Composition Prize. A LUM N I F O C U S : Bill Brzeski A highly regarded production designer. Hicken. open to lots of different ideas. in theatre performance in 1999. interior design.
Hiestand Galleries Director. Collegiate Chorale. at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Christo and JeanneClaude.L. as well as Miami Architecture Graduates: Rising Stars of Contemporary Urban China Urbanus is a critically acclaimed contemporary architecture firm founded in 1999 by a dynamic trio of Miami alumni: Xiaodu Liu. In another collaborative project.E. He began as a painter. the distinctive form provides an alternative to the typical slab Steven Reineke named to conduct N. Urbanus is eager to support this effort and to enrich students’ learning experiences. Candidates for the award are masters of sculptural processes and techniques who have devoted their careers to the development of a laudable body of work. and SFA Dean James Lentini.” Currently on exhibit at Smithsonian’s CooperHewitt National Design Museum is a design solution developed by Urbanus to address growing global concerns and the need for affordable housing. fun. new art without merely revisiting exhausted ideas and motifs. Currently under construction in China. The distinction. B. A protégé of Erich Kunzel. presents the Tulou housing prototype. for more information on the firm.” The homecoming concert will feature Miami’s combined choirs.F. Reineke’s arrangements have been performed worldwide and have been described as “melodious and joyous. The announcement follows an extensive three-year search to ﬁnd a successor to founder Skitch Henderson.cn. Chamber Singers. Reineke will conduct the orchestra’s annual concert series at Carnegie Hall as well as tours. ’81 and John (Jeb) Bystrom. Urbanus strives to respond to the conditions imposed by rapidly emerging urban development in China with humanistic and community building solutions. and the Choraliers. All three received Masters of Architecture degrees from Miami and now spend their time in Beijing and Shenzhen. Yan Meng. works with Urbanus yearly to conduct summer studio workshops in China.” and will be accompanied by pieces from resident Miami composers James Sheppard. The International Sculpture Center’s Board of Directors established the Lifetime Achievement Award in 1991 to recognize individual sculptors who have made exemplary contributions to the field of sculpture. and was donated by the artist in 1980. as well as another surprise “big name. He was awarded an Honorary Doctorate degree in the Fine Arts in 1993. to the advancement of the sculpture field as a whole.F. including the Whitney Museum of American Art. Earlier this year. The gala dinner was held the evening of April 25. Reineke is currently associate conductor of the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra.. Folded Circle.A. 2009. It is recognized as one of the leading forces among China’s young design firms. resulting in lively urban landscapes. Their firm has been described as one of “China’s most talented young architecture firms” by Nicolai Ouroussoff of the New York Times. including Men’s Glee Club. Ann Taulbee. Reineke graduated from Miami with a Bachelor of Music degree with honors in both trumpet performance and music composition. 1980 Gift of the Class of 1955 and the Artist Left to right: Architects Yan Meng. ’81. clay-constructed dwelling type. Fletcher Benton.Y. 2008. Xiadou Liu. The piece. B. Barnhouse Company and are performed by concert bands around the world. and the 2007 Lisbon Architecture Triennale in Portugal. Roger Davis. www. and Nam June Paik. He has participated in numerous solo and group exhibitions. was awarded in April 2008 at The 17th Annual Lifetime Achievement Award Gala that gathered art patrons and professionals at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. recordings.A. and exhibition design. “Solos: Tulou/Affordable Housing in China.D. and nationwide telecasts. including the 2005 San Paulo Biennial in Brazil. and exhibited work in solo exhibitions at the Miami University Art Museum in both 1980 and 1993. and California State University..” on view October 3.. David Shaffer. 5 / SPRING 2009 Benton receives Lifetime Achievement Award The School of Fine Arts congratulates alumnus Fletcher Benton. who died in 2005. Urbanus’s design scope includes urban. adjunct professor of architecture. housing ubiquitous around the globe and offers a remedy for urban sprawl. who was named the 2008 International Sculpture Center’s Lifetime Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture award winner. architectural. will be “short. Pops Orchestra Miami alumnus Steven Reineke has been named the new Music Director of the New York Pops and will begin his tenure in October 2009. . San Francisco Art Institute. Benton’s work can be seen in the collections of major museums as well as private and corporate collections worldwide. In 2005.A. Reineke conducted the New York Pops’ 25th Birthday Gala in Carnegie Hall. Reineke will return to Miami during homecoming 2009. One of these sculptures. and the Kroller-Muller State Museum in the Netherlands. Wenyi Wu. Arch. from Miami University in 1956. interior. based on a traditional Chinese circular. Robert Rauschenberg. and has taught at International Sculpture Center 2008 Lifetime Achievement awards banquet with 2008 Lifetime Achievement Award recipient. G.’56. China. and its work has been widely exhibited in prestigious domestic and international shows. Miami is proud to recognize our own Fletcher Benton on his outstanding accomplishments. He is writing a fanfare for Miami’s combined choirs to be performed at a gala Bicentennial concert in Millett Hall on Friday night of homecoming weekend. and Hui Wang the California College of Arts and Crafts. Benton is among such celebrated sculptors as Louise Bourgeois. the firm was featured by Architectural Record as one of ten global “vanguard architectural firms.” His numerous wind ensemble compositions are published by the C.urbanus. the 2006 China Contemporary exhibition by the Netherlands Architecture Institute. Fletcher Benton’s tie to Miami continued well after he graduated. and festive. On the heels of the Smithsonian exhibit’s inauguration. Benton received his B. Benton’s work is abstract in nature and reflects the raw industrial origin of its metallic materials. 2008– May 8. As the creator of more than one hundred orchestral arrangements for the Cincinnati Pops over the past 13 years. Two Squares.F. the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. but switched to sculpture when he felt he could no longer carry out his ideas in paint. all past recipients of this award. This sculpture demonstrates the artist’s belief that basic geometric forms can be used to create fresh. B.ALUMNI NEWS Fletcher Benton’s bronze Folded Circle Two Squares. one of the most prestigious in the field of sculpture. Visit Urbanus’s official web site. and is best known for his kinetic metal sculptures. landscape. Reineke’s ﬁrst strictly choral piece.. As such. the three partners visited Miami as part of the Department of Architecture and Interior Design’s 2008–09 lecture series. and Hui Wang. as well as the Miami University Marching Band. can be seen in the reflecting pool near the entrance 4 of the Miami University Art Museum. com. ’77 and M.
Herbst.” 7 / SPRING 2009 . The New Presser Renovation of Presser Hall has been completed and the majority of the programs of the department of music have now moved to their official home. “Sculpturing the inside curvature of the oboe reed in exactly the right manner is essential for the kind of oboe tone the oboist is looking for.” she says.” With grants from Miami University and help from Barry Landrum of the Hughes Instrumentation Laboratory. has designed an oboe gouging machine. M. and at Forrest’s Music in Berkeley. and Lentini were in high praise of the department. documents. First given in 1996. and office items. composer. Harris in 2003. Brenda Mitchell in 2005. The machine is meant to reduce the time spent gouging reeds. the first step in the complex process of reed making. and Steven Shumway in 2001. Mary E. “The new building is a wonderful asset to the program. 2008 with “Presser Palooza. professor of music.” Tanner’s accomplishments include founding the Miami University Steel Band in 1994. “The new building is a wonderful asset to the program. “A great deal of work was done to find the right places for everything as well as tweaking the building to accommodate some acoustical surprises. Beginning in December 2006. Ridilla spent a great deal of time researching and refining the gouging process. and Music Chair Richard Green. Oboists must make their own reeds to satisfy personal tastes in sound. and flexibility of pitch. supplemented by generous contributions of alumnae and friends of Western College. Michèle Gingras in 2002. who praised Tanner’s teaching skills. Significant mechanical upgrades were made.S. Department of Music Chair Richard Green. and together they developed the Ridilla-Heng machine. the building underwent extensive renovation to improve and modernize the facility. Ridilla is especially interested in reed-making due to her association with international players. presented the award at a recent ceremony. SFA Dean James Lentini. patent pending. and earning a Master of Music degree from Miami in 1996. five other Department of Music faculty members have received the award. projection. Sheppard wrote that Tanner’s mix of art and teaching suggests “personal integrity and creative talent. in addition to performances by students and faculty of the department. In recent years.” said music chair Richard Green.” Music Chair Richard Green exterior restoration and a large addition for storage of musical instruments. in collaboration with Udo Heng. and ability to connect with his students on a personal and professional level. Music Professor Designs Reed Gouging Machine Professor Andrea Ridilla. and arranger in addition to teaching and directing the Steel Band. California. music. Hodge. and forced me to think outside the box. The May 2008 move from CPA to Presser Hall took place with fifteen truckloads of instruments. and SFA Dean Jim Lentini cut the ribbon at the Presser Hall re-opening ceremony MU Trumpet Ensemble. which is U. and style. The machine is sold on the international market through Heng’s business.” Following the ceremony. Provost Jeffrey Herbst. The original building was inaugurated on September 18. followed by a doctorate from West Virginia University in 2000. The band performs widely throughout the region and during spring of 2008 toured with noted pan artist Andy Narell. “whose concepts of sound are very different from the American approach. designer and music store owner. under the direction of graduate student David Hartkopf signals the opening of the Presser Hall celebration E X T E N D I N G T R A D I T I O N / E M B R A C I N G I N N O V A T I O N Tanner Recipient of Curry Award Associate professor of music Chris Tanner is the recipient of the 2008 Crossan Hays Curry Distinguished Educator Award presented by Miami’s School of Fine Arts. The Curry award is made possible by an endowment from Miami alumnae John Hill Ervasti and Jean Truitt Ervasti. Reeds n’ Stuff in Germany. including Sandra Seefeld in 2007. 1931 and was used jointly by the music departments at Miami University and Western College.Clockwise from left: Presser Hall.” Officiating at the 3:00 pm ribbon-cutting ceremony at the building’s front entrance were Miami President David Hodge. The band was also featured in the PANorama Caribbean Music Fest at Virginia Beach in May. with the president saying that “you now have a building that reflects the honor and respect with which the department is held on campus. along with 6 Hall The Department of Music celebrated Presser’s re-opening on October 23. Her invention. Provost Jeffrey Herbst. Presser was originally a gift of the Presser Foundation. Presser has been home to various musical and theatrical groups. SFA dean. caught the eye of Heng. feel.” says Ridilla. Erected in 1931. “The demands of matching playing styles presented challenges in tone production. a reception was given along with tours of the building. Tanner is a performer. James Lentini. Tanner was nominated by James Sheppard. May 2008 Left to right: Miami University President David Hodge. positivity.
Glass personally introduces the program. competed with fellow graphic g y y design students enlisted by the university’s Bicentennial Committee to create the logo for Miami’s 2009 celebration. Three other industry experts. who was responsible for many Georgian-style buildings on campus. MDC combines existing Miami design projects and courses with events and outside visitors like 1985 Miami alumnus John Foster at IDEO. Erin Kana. what are YOUR latest achievements? Visit arts. both class of 1967. Kana’s design is inspired by the towers of Harrison Hall and ripe with historical significance. and collaborations with artists from Twyla Tharp to David Bowie.muohio.edu/keepintouch to keep us informed. The graphic design major from Bay Village. Glass will present “Creativity and Collaboration. and talents of Miami faculty and students. Named for Benjamin Harrison. Through his operas.000 gift to Miami’s For Love and Honor Campaign by James and Susan Naus. Colleen Reid. designer and design educator also participated in the event. and create new concepts for future MDC initiatives. supports faculty who exemplify the very best of Miami’s traditions. This event was made possible by a combination of Foster’s expertise and the dedication. offering their outside perspectives and insights.muohio. April 15 • Hall Auditorium Tickets $18 students/youth • $35 senior citizens • $36 adults Visit www. Performance Information Etudes and Other Works for Solo Piano 7:30 pm • Wednesday. to participate in IDEO’s signature “deep dive” brainstorming process. “The site of Harrison Hall is an especially historical spot on campus that adds a lot of meaning behind her logo and can be shared across generations easily. who was one of two recipients of an endowed Naus Family Scholar award. “Old Main. Miami Design Collaborative director. funded by a $250. and Peg Faimon. Miami Design Collaborative. The program. Six students working under the guidance of Tom Effler. Harrison Hall is located on the site of Miami’s first classroom building. One of the first MDC events this fall was a collaboration between the Armstrong Institute for Interactive Media Studies and IDEO. and Stephanie Rotar. MDC focuses on hands-on experience with design projects. and multi-disciplinary theory and practice.” Faimon said. Miami class of 1852 and later president of the United States. So. His residency at Miami begins with an evening of solo piano providing a rare opportunity to experience this influential composer’s work firsthand.Student Designs Bicentennial Logo Senior Erin Kana’s design was chosen as the official logo for Miami’s Bicentennial celebration. and Elizabeth Bartley. professor of art. Mark Eckman of Rosetta. all senior graphic design majors. Glass has had an extraordinary impact upon the musical and intellectual ideas of his time. an innovation and design firm. An intimate and unique look at a visionary at work. the Armstrong Institute for Interactive Media Studies. 9 / SPRING 2009 . were selected as finalists: Jason Andrews. head of Talent and Organizational Development.” focusing on the idea of creativity and how disparate artists. As the capstone event of the MDC’s design thinking symposium. engagement with industry and organizations outside of Miami. is a multi-disciplinary design initiative at Miami University that brings together students and faculty from across campus in an interdisciplinary approach to team-based design solutions. “Older generations can associate with the towers g and y younger generations can identify with the design’s balance of contemporary feel. educators. symphonies. led by the School of Fine Arts. A group of faculty and students from across 8 campus worked with Foster.” Philip Glass: Embracing Innovation In the spring. Challis Hodge of Bridge Worldwide. Miami Design Collaborative pairs with IDEO for “Deep Dive” John Foster The newly inaugurated Miami Design Collaborative (MDC).edu/PerformingArtsSeries for more information. compositions for his own ensemble. and the Performing Arts Series will co-sponsor a two-day symposium on collaboration featuring a performance by multi-faceted artist and composer Philip Glass. develop a structure for the Miami Design Collaborative. a creative think tank in which participants are fully immersed in one specific idea or project. Charles Cellarius. Jennifer Pace. associate professor of art. energy.” Its towers were designed by Miami’s most prominent architect. Jessica Boonstra. Ohio. Participants worked to gain a better understanding of student learning and engagement. and students can inspire each other and create collaborative work that can be even more satisfying than individual work. Faimon Receives Naus Award Congratulations to Professor of Art Peg Faimon.
F. December 18. Ohio. or A Collection of Portraits of the Most Celebrated Chiefs of the North American Indians Detail of Eugene Brown’s wood-burned engraving from Drum Flute Stand. The Aboriginal Port-Folio. For more information about the Miami Nation visit their official website at http://www. Other Miami artists recognized were: graduate students Josh Foy (ceramics). A Surveyor’s Stake. The presenting of a native birch tree to Chief Leonard and its planting on the museum grounds marked the symbolic return of the tribe to their homeland. Serving as a kickoff to the university’s Bicentennial celebration. currently undergoing a language and culture revitalization effort.F. metal.possible through the combined efforts of guest curators Julie Olds. M.” Tadashi Koizumi. 1835–36. received the Emerging Craftsman Award for his body of work. ’91 (glass). Ewing’s award winning piece Dinner Ring for a Last Supper II is part of a series of small objects based on the weaponry of Leonardo da Vinci. A Surveyor’s Stake. co-sponsored by the National Museum of the American Indian (part of the Museum attendance exceeded 7. former cultural preservation officer of the Miami Tribe of Oklahoma. England James Otto Lewis. and mixed media by nearly 90 artists were selected and are on display at the Ohio Craft Museum in Columbus during summer 2008. and the staff of the Miami University Art Museum.200 visitors for the exhibition. the exhibition was made Miami Artists part of Ohio Craftsmen’s Best of 2008 Miami University Distinguished Professor of Art Susan Ewing received the Pamela Morris Thomford Award for Excellence in Metals at the Ohio Designer Craftsmen’s 25th annual juried members’ competition. Wilson (metals). clockwise from top: Deerskin Map Showing Wea Territory under Negotiation with the Wabash Land Company. Leonard E X T E N D I N G T R A D I T I O N . Over one hundred tribe members attended the exhibition opening on September 18. alumnae Sandra Gross. and the Cranbrook Institute of Science. carved and painted wood in eight pieces. The exhibition. lent by Dr. The Myaammiaki iiši meehtohessniwiciicki How the Miami People Live exhibition was a great success. and Stephen Wolochowicz. clay. This page: Eugene Brown. was unique in that members of the Miami tribe were involved from the very beginning. 2008.200 visitors. “This one piece was enough to make the trip worthwhile. Myaammiaki iiši meehtohessniwiciicki How the Miami People Live. Smithsonian Institution). Geoff Riggle (metals). How the Miami People Live MIAMI UNIVERSITY ART MUSEUM Opposite page. and Daryl Baldwin.A. “The Best of 2008. Joseph W. and 34 Miami courses integrated the exhibition into the semester’s curriculum. a Town named Oxford.” 11 / SPRING 2009 myaamiaki iiši meehtohseeniwiciki.A. The Miami tribe returned to Oxford in a groundbreaking new exhibit. and Christina Brandewie. Department of Ethnography. sterling silver and magnetic steel In 2004. both metals. ’05 (ceramics). The exhibition celebrated the vibrant heritage of the Miami tribe. in Fall 2008.miamination. hand-colored lithograph from the portfolio. The opening featured welcoming remarks by Miami University President David Hodge and the dedication of the site for Miami tribe elder Eugene Brown’s bronze sculpture. E M B R A C I N G I N N O VA T I O N .A. Mullanphy Collection. “It stands alongside the other works in this show as representing the ‘best of’ traditions of this powerhouse organization. c. Susan Ewing’s Dinner Ring for a Last Supper II. Miami Art Museum director Robert Wicks first celebrated the Miami tribe and its connections to the university with an exhibition of art by current tribal members. London.” said juror Brion Clinkingbeard. A Town Named Oxford.F. ’08 (metals). wood. and Lisa M. Oxford. 2008 Eugene Brown playing one of his original ﬂutes during the dedication of his sculpture at the MUAM closing reception. and B. ’80. deputy director and chief curator of the Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft. and Miami University. alumnae Lisa Johnson. ﬁber. “A Tribe named Miami. 1774 – 1775. Over the course of the exhibition museum attendance exceeded 7. director of the Myaamia Language project at Miami University. 130 works in glass. A Tribe Named Miami. M. Portrait of Brewett — A Celebrated Miami Chief. 2003. ’04. More than 325 entries from 140 artists were submitted. by permission of the British Museum. More than 900 area school children from 17 different schools had been through the museum.” representing the unity of the Miami tribe.com/. and featured both historical and contemporary artifacts and objects.
16 high school students from throughout the nation participated in the Multicultural Leadership Program Summer Leadership Institute (MLPSLI) sponsored by Miami’s Office of Admission. received an honor award from the American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS) at their annual conference in December. eight students participated in the fine arts component of MLPSLI. architecture. students design and rehabilitate housing for low.A.” Taryn Nye Dutton named Professor of Community Engagement Through generous alumni support. with no restrictions.000 merit scholarship award. Taryn Nye (left) with Lianna Leap “I never anticipated the time and effort and research that not just Taryn did. who cannot walk. Dutton is the director of Miami University’s Center for Community Engagement in Overthe-Rhine. or Pacific Islander students that have completed their sophomore or junior year in high school. professor of architecture. Participants who successfully complete the institute and are admitted to Miami receive a renewable $5. “Until you have someone close with a disability. sink with motion-activated faucet. ’93. She was put in contact with Nye who was willing to take on the project. Grad Student Wins AIAS Honor Award Taryn Nye. Special features “[The experience] changed the way I look at architecture and the power we have to affect people’s lives. has been named the Cincinnati Professor of Community Engagement. computer skills lab. The Neighborhood Design Corporation of Cincinnati recognized Dutton for the accomplishments of the Over-the-Rhine Design/Build Studio in 1999 and 2005.” Leap said. and programs with established co-ops. In summer 2007. whether for visual art. Nye designed and constructed the space with the Miami University AIAS Freedom by Design team. or interior design. and business. She could not afford to hire an architecture firm so she contacted Miami’s architecture professors asking for students’ assistance. in summer 2008 that number doubled. or talk. but other people in the department.edu/keepintouch to keep us informed. in which beginning design drawing ideas are introduced.” Nye said. He has been active in the Over-the-Rhine People’s Movement for twenty-four years. who has quadriplegic mixed type cerebral palsy. student. faculty and staff in academic. Dutton. and students learn to look at things on a simple yet detailed level. down a hallway. and community learning in inner-city Cincinnati. E X T E N D I N G T R A D I T I O N Interior Design Program Ranked 9th Nationally Design Intelligence. “The idea was that Lianna would be able to go everywhere in the house. John Humphries taught a design drawing course.F. and into the living room. which offers opportunities for faculty. Nye’s design for an accessible home for seven yearold Lianna Bryant. knowing The one-level home is configured to fit Leap’s long. Each of these courses is designed to help students understand the basic process of developing a good portfolio. in painting. you cannot comprehend what life is like with a disability. someone could learn from the experience. instructor Brent Payne’s goal for his students was to help them understand the process of making art and how to embrace and enjoy the process.Brent Payne. “Tawna came up with a list of things she wanted in the design.” Nye said the process meant more to her than the job or award. That alone is a great success! include a large roll-in bathroom. Hispanic/Latino. Thomas A. and a sprinkler system.and moderate-income people. Leap envisioned a house that would meet the immediate and long-term needs of her daughter. D i re c tor of D ivers it y and O ut re a ch This past summer. or for students who are not multicultural but have demonstrated a commitment toward making their school and community more accepting of cultural diversity. who graduated from Miami in May 2008 with a Master of Architecture degree. engineering. MLPSLI participants have the opportunity to interact with current Miami students. During the one-week program. The 16 students who participated in the fine arts component took courses taught by members of the School of Fine Arts faculty. “It changed the way I look at architecture and the power we have to affect people’s lives. 13 / SPRING 2009 12 . who produces the principal annual ranking of architecture and design-based academic programs. This biases older programs with established reputations. Utawna Leap. has ranked Miami’s Interior Design program in a tie for ninth nationally for 2009. allowing her full access to major areas of the house. an architecture firm dedicated to helping non-profit clients and specializing in designing affordable housing for veterans and the elderly.” Nye explains. education. A variety of academic and cocurricular activities including a writing workshop. leadership and career choice activities. M. Visitors walk through an extra-wide front door into an open-plan living space that makes it easy for Lianna to move from kitchen to dining area to living room to bedroom in her wheelchair. The house was specially designed to accommodate the needs of Lianna.muohio. This one-week institute is designed for African-American. larger programs that simply place more graduates. Native American. and fine arts programs are offered to better prepare participants for college. In the Art of Collage. He and his The SFA’s goal is to motivate students to pursue degrees and careers in the arts as well as increase the number of students in pre-college initiatives similar to MLPSLI.” Share your latest accomplishments with us — visit arts. This is a considerable achievement given that there are 300–400 programs and about 160 CIDA accredited programs reviewed for the ranking. narrow lot. “I think I made a friendship and I found a family who needed help. was nominated for a Community Service Honor Award through AIAS. 2008 instructs students in the visual arts component E M B R A C I N G I N N O V A T I O N Sixteen high school students participate in the ﬁne arts component of Miami’s MLPSLI C L I F TON MC N I SH . A ceiling-mounted personal lift system runs through Bryant’s bedroom and bathroom.” Nye now works at Duncan Wisniewski. working closely with Lianna’s mother. The impressive ranking is based on a comprehensive survey of professional design firms. crawl.
associate professor of music W HO: W H ER E & W HE N : W HAT: Jingju Comes to MU Tracy Chung has played an important role in making Jingju come alive in Taiwan. permanent market shelters. Ghana Design/Build Studio. “The students have been wonderful. museums. London. professor of music W HO : W H ERE & W H EN: W HO : Highwire Brand Studio. Miami University Men’s Glee Club. and cultures that help develop aptitude in a diverse world. and guesthouse. drawing. Fulbright Visiting Scholarin-Residence and Vail Artist-in-Residence at Denison University in Granville. During fall 2008. and language. June 2008 Sang as part of the 2008 Summer O Olympic pre-game events.” Chung described her experience. Italy. Theatre Professor Howard Blanning took Ms. She has adapted seven non-Chinese works for Jingju as well as two well-known Chinese novels. summer 2008 WHAT: Designed and built a computer skills classroom for local students and adults. and dancing. where he taught theatre history and directed Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. and world heritage sites. In previous years. spring 2008 WHE R E & WHE N : WHAT: Italy and Greece. history. and took courses in Italian language. Their Jingju performance may not be perfect. mosques and churches. summer 2008 WHAT: Toured Roman and Greek cities. China. Chung has appeared in more than Scene from Theatre’s recent production of Taming of the Shrew thirty Jingju productions and has books as well as DVDs to her credit. More Destinations The Choraliers. Participated in a weeklong project with other design students at Yeditepe University in Istanbul and visited critically acclaimed design firms Koleksiyon and Autoban. outdoor reading room. and other supporting disciplines W H ERE & W H EN: WHO: Miami University students Florence. Attended Kent State’s architecture and environmental design school in historic Florence and participated in semester-long design studios. The SFA is committed to making meaningful international experiences available to all ﬁne arts majors. We have had a lot of fun learning about each other! They taught me how to express myself better in English and I taught them about the traditional Jingju theatre’s singing. assistant professor WHE R E & WHE N : Turkey.” said Liz Mullenix. but they have developed a great appreciation for the art and that is beautiful!” A graduate of the National Fu-hsing Dramatic Arts Academy and Oklahoma City University. A Woman and Four Men and The Life of Ah-Q. summer 2008 summer 2008 Toured from Venice to Athens. In 2003. W. studying both ancient and modern Turkey.Extending Tradition—Going Global Students and faculty spent the past year participating in activities on a global scale. and European theater. “Hopefully this exchange will blaze a trail for more faculty to engage in like activity in the future. Here is a snapshot of their activities: WHO: Architecture and interior design students. Chung was in residence in the Department of Theatre to teach traditional Jingju opera style and direct a Jingju version of Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew. under the direction of William Bausano. singing early European music. saying. Chung’s place in Taiwan for the semester. Were described as “wonderful musical ambassadors from the United States.” W HAT: W HAT: Students worked in competing teams in collaboration with marketing research affiliate dunhumby on a project for Tesco. the third largest retailer in the world. community center. “This is only the second time that such an international exchange has been done at Miami. traveled with professors to four major Italian cities as part of an urban analysis course. Ohio. students have designed and built a library. where she is an Associate Professor at the National Taiwan University and Taiwan Junior College of Performing Arts. a capstone course comprised of students majoring in marketing. engaging in study. as well as Chinese culture. with Gulen Cevik. Tracy served as a J. Ghana. service. art/graphic design. Chair of the Department of Theatre. under the direction of Ethan Sperry. the Department of Architecture and Interior Design’s longest running summer workshop WHO: WHE RE & WHE N: Abrafo Odumase. 15 / SPRING 2009 14 . art history. urban development. acting.
featured work by 19 Miami art faculty and graduate students. Hopefully this isn’t the end. along with Dean of the Graduate 16 School Dr. “It’s almost like being in a fraternity or sorority because you’re together so much of the time. 2008. so this was a good way to get students at Miami to notice us and recognize the opportunities in this region. Brent Payne. Alumni Create Architecture Scholarship A group of Miami alumni have come together to create the Northwest Ohio Scholarship in Architecture and Interior Design. Dana Saulnier.Art Students’ Work Selected for International Exhibition Extending Tradition. clockwise from top) Assistant Professor Joomi Chung installs her 3-dimensional drawings in the Connections exhibition on-site at the Institute of Art and Design’s University Gallery in the city center of Pilsen.A. because of the relationships you form with students and faculty. it’s about us as a group of architects and related professionals. “The Connections exhibit serves as an opportunity to showcase the great art of our faculty and to further bridge the connection between Miami and the IAD. Participating Miami faculty were: Andrew Au.F. was conceived by a group of alumni from Miami’s Department of Architecture and Interior Design. graduating in classes from 1959 to 1991. when the donors came together to celebrate their scholarship’s endowment reaching $50. including many architects and designers from several area firms. and Sara Young. ’06. painting. Brent Payne.” Future plans for collaboration with the IAD include developing a partnership for a joint international master’s degree program and student and faculty exchanges. Manifest received more than 550 submissions from 254 artists from across 38 states for the exhibition of work no larger than seven inches in any dimension. Thomas Effler. which will be awarded for the first time in spring 2009. 2008 . David Dotson. the most popular at Manifest. and Josh Willis. The Collaborative Inc. clockwise from top) Artworks by: Charlie Buckley. Ralph Raunft.” Two principals with Toledo architecture ﬁrm. “This is not about our firms. and Kelly Severtson also exhibited work in the show. 2008 Assistant Professor Roscoe Wilson’s Deer. MFA candidate painting. “International collaborations like this help to further our mission by connecting our students and faculty to an increasingly global world of education and the arts. Miami Art Faculty Featured in International Exhibition Thirty-nine works by Miami University artists were recently included in Connections. Paul and Pamela Hollenbeck ’70.F. at the exhibition’s opening reception May 6 (Opposite page right. Edward ’80 and Mary Glowacki ’79. is a little different. Bert Elliott ’81. the scholarship serves the dual role of supporting Miami students and promoting the architecture and interior design professions in Northwest Ohio. Wilson (metals). According to Hollenbeck. “Northwest Ohio is no different than many other parts of the country in that recruitment is one of our biggest challenges. along with Dean Lentini. The group. but the architecture program.A. 2008 Lisa Wilson. E. Study – Keys. Robert Seyfang ’59. Tracy Featherstone. Joomi Chung.A. ’08. International collaborations help connect our students and faculty to an increasingly global world of education and the arts. but we thought. established in 2004. and people will continue to see this as a great philanthropic outlet. Ducks and Cows—Oh My. and parents of current and former Miami students were among those contributing to the scholarship fund. 2008 Andrew Dailey. and Robert Siebenaller ’82. James Killy.” said Michael DiNardo ’84. That idea became a reality in November 2008. Pinsel. Matthew Litteken. Jon Yamashiro. Mike Duket ’70. Ellen Price. M. It was the fourth year for the theme. Ira Greenberg. Edward Montgomery.A. Bruce Cochrane. who recalls a highly competitive program in which an initial class of fifty architecture students was pared down to his graduating class of a dozen. who traveled to Pilsen with three of the exhibiting artists.” said Paul Hollenbeck ’70 of The Collaborative Inc. gathered for a presentation discussing the department’s achievements and challenges and began discussing the idea for the scholarship. who earned his Master of Architecture degree while on a similar scholarship. Michael DiNardo ’84. Northwest Ohio doesn’t have a school of architecture. Czech Republic Professor Ellen Price’s Tournament Helmet. though at least four are represented. founded in 2005 to commemorate the anniversary of the liberation of the city of Pilsen by American troops at the end of World War II. Tadashi Koizumi. MFA candidate.” an exhibition by 34 artists at the Manifest Creative Research Gallery and Drawing Center during summer 2008. open May 6–24.” Alumni. The scholarship.” says Dean James Lentini. is one of the most progressive university institutions in the Czech Republic focusing on art and design. it will be awarded each year to one or more northwestern Ohio students in the Department of Architecture and Interior Design. Margaret “Peg” Faimon. Graduating M. and we gave in varying amounts to make this possible. 17 / SPRING 2009 (Opposite page left.F. Beginning in the spring. M.” Donors to the Northwest Ohio Scholarship in Architecture and Interior Design are: Allan Brown ’91. Susan Ewing. if we all got together. Dennis Tobin. Embracing Innovation Five Miami University artists were part of “Magnitude Seven. “People have great feelings about their experience at Miami in general. with more than three decades between some of us. “We felt it was unlikely that any one firm could generate enough support to fund a scholarship at a high enough level. we’re going to need more architects than universities are producing. Hollenbeck. Alan Pocaro. Untitled.F. IAD. The show featured work by: graduate students Charlie Buckley (painting) and Lisa M. we might be able to make it happen. metals. students Alyssa Feather. MFA candidate. As the baby boomers retire.000 during the summer. an exhibition at the Institute of Art and Design (IAD) at the University of West Bohemia in Pilsen. He sees the collective effort behind the scholarship as capturing that spirit of camaraderie that defined his time in the program. ’03. It is a divergent group. Roscoe Wilson. 2008 Dignitaries ranging from the American and Belgian ambassadors to the Czech Republic and the Mayor of Pilsen spoke. Joseph Kunkle. Czech Republic. B. Larry Collins. The exhibition. The exhibition was part of the Pilsen Liberation Festival. dele jegede. who transferred to Miami in 1965 specifically to study architecture. remains in close contact with former classmates and faculty members. Mike DiNardo (left) and Paul Hollenbeck (right) came together with at least 3 other ﬁrms and numerous alumni donors to create the Northwest Ohio Scholarship in Architecture and Interior Design..
including dual goals of public outreach and university cooperation. as a part of the overall $500 million Miami University Campaign For Love and Honor. Department of Art Accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design. and not enough time using their curiosity to drive their learning. It is in this spirit that he presented the Earl Reeder Visiting Critics Fund in support of the Department of Architecture and Interior Design. as well as production. cultures. art and architectural history. and designers to exhibit in national venues. and create their own ten-minute play. Earl Reeder Visiting Critics Fund Like his grandmother Thelma Flanery Reeder. and chairs. would receive funding for implementation of their newly designed class. interior designer. the Department of Art runs professional programs that promote the conceptual. By directly interacting with working artists. hands-on laboratory for theatre creation. This kind of support helps us to achieve our mission as a School of Fine Arts with internationally recognized departments and programs that are of the highest caliber. Your gift provides support for these and many other groundbreaking initiatives. the Department of Music achieves creative and academic excellence through performing. “too much time telling students what we think they need to know. and staff where additional funding may be needed for creative. Oxford. hands-on laboratory for theatre creation passively through lecture. performing. Miami University Art Museum Your support helps this nationally accredited institution pursue its active role in the overall cultural life of the southwest Ohio region. exhibit. non-majors become critically engaged and actively involved in theatre in an exciting and innovative way. and an innovative hands-on curriculum.” A 1990 graduate of Ball State University and a former high school English teacher. 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