Carson Fox – Blue-Green on the Brain & Other Public Projects

Thursday, September 14th
Noon
Colloquium Room, 9th floor Photonics – 8 St. Mary’s Street
Presented by the College of Fine Arts and the BU Arts Initiative
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In 2017, Carson Fox was commissioned by Boston University to create and install “Blue-Green Brainbow” in the lobby of the new Center for Integrated Life Sciences and Engineering (CILSE). Join us to hear about the piece, her process of pitching and developing this commission, and the in’s and out’s of applying for public art commissions. This event, co-sponsored by the College of Fine Arts and the BU Arts Initiative, is free, but you must register. A light lunch will be provided.

Carson Fox received her mbrainbowaster of fine arts from Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University, her BFA from University of Pennsylvania, and a four-year studio certificate from the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Her work can be found in the permanent collections of The Museum of Arts and Design, The Royal Museum of Belgium, the Noyes Museum of Art, the Newark Public Library, the Jersey City Museum, the Morris Museum of Art, the Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Museum, the New Jersey State Museum, and the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Museum. She has participated in solo and group exhibitions at the Museum of Arts and Design, New York, The New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, Connecticut, the Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, Boulder, Colorado, the Jersey City Museum, Jersey City, NJ, Claire Oliver Gallery, New York, O. K. Harris Gallery, New York, the National Museum of Wales, Cardiff, Wales, the Brunswiker Pavilion Kiel, Kiel, Germany, and the Association Mouvment Art Contemporain, Chamalieres, France. In 2009, Fox completed a permanent public art project commissioned by the NYC Metropolitan Transportation Authority at the Seaford LIRR Station in Seaford, NY. Fox has received grants from the New Jersey Council on the Arts, the Barbara Deming Memorial Fund, and the Mid Atlantic Art Foundation, a Willem Emil Cresson Award, and a New Jersey Print and Paper Fellowship at the Brodsky Center for Innovative Print and Paper. In 2013, Fox received a Sea Grant from the University of Rhode Island.