Where you can find Brandeis creative arts faculty this summer

Brandeis arts faculty have a full slate of exhibitions, performances and more

Images of art, musicians and theater sets

Music from Yu-Hui Chang, paintings by Susan Lichtman, performances by Adrianne Krstansky, scenic design by Cameron Anderson, sculptures by Tory Fair and paintings by Alfredo Gisholt are just a few of the things you can catch this summer.

When Brandeis University creative arts faculty aren't working with students on campus, they can often be found in art galleries, museums, theaters and performance halls.

This summer, Brandeis arts faculty have a full slate of exhibitions, performances and more. Here’s a look at what some of the faculty are up to:

March 29 - July 30
Alfredo Gisholt, assistant professor of fine arts 
"Latitud, 40 Artistas" Group Show 
Museo Morelense de Arte Contemporaneo, Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico.

April 5 - September 15
Sheida Soleimani, assistant professor of fine arts
deCordova Biennial
Soleimani combines images and texts from online journalism, social media, human rights agencies, and the dark web to create staged photographs that are startling and violent but also lush and humorous. "Medium of Exchange," the series on display in the Biennial, satirizes the global oil industry with disfigured masks on models provocatively posed, alluding to their wealth, greed, and complacency. 
deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, Lincoln, Mass.

May - June 2019
Sonia Almeida, assistant professor of fine arts
"The Pathfinders," a six channel video installation, sound installation with 29 original presets created with an analog synthesizer accompanied by a limited edition book.
FEA Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal

May 31 - June 30
Cameron Anderson, assistant professor of theater arts
"Yerma" (Scenic design by Anderson)
Huntington Theatre Company, Boston 
Sonia Almeida, assistant professor of fine arts
Two person
show at Liste Art Fair with Baseera Khan 
Gallery Basel, Switzerland

June 1 - Aug. 3
Tory Fair, associate professor of sculpture
"Portable Archive"
Drive-By Projects, Watertown, Mass.

June 2 - June 23
Adrianne Krstansky, associate professor of theater arts
Performing in "Tribes" by Nina Raine
Kitchen Theatre Company, Ithaca, NY

June 7 - July 7
Cameron Anderson, assistant professor of theater arts
"Byhalia, Mississippi" (scenic design by Anderson)
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington, DC.

June 8 - July 12
Ariel Basson Freiberg, lecturer in fine arts      
Group Exhibition: Gallery 178 
Cornerstone Studios, New York, N.Y. 

June 15, 2019
Erin Gee, assistant professor of music
Performing Mouthpiece X, Mouthpiece 29, Mouthpiece 2, Mouthpiece: Segment of the 4th Letter, Mouthpiece Remix, Seattle Modern Orchestra
The Chapel at the Good Shepherd Center, Seattle, Wash.

June 29 - July 13
Cameron Anderson, assistant professor of theater arts
"Fille Du Regiment" (scenic design by Anderson)
Opera Saratoga, Saratoga Springs, N.Y.


July 2 - 3
Sarah Mead, professor of the practice of music
Recording sessions for Nota Bene's upcoming CD 
Harlan Chapel on the Brandeis campus

July 5 - July 28
Robert Walsh, associate professor of the practice of theater arts
The 39 Steps (directed by Walsh)
Gloucester Stage, Gloucester, Mass.

July 7 - 13
Sarah Mead, professor of the practice of music
Port Townsend Early Music Workshop
Tacoma, WA

July 17 - August 18
Susan Lichtman, Charles Bloom Chair in the Arts of Design
Group show: Saniga, Lichtman, Pierce 
Steven Harvey Fine Arts Projects, New York, N.Y.

July 28 - August 3
Yu-Hui Chang, professor of composition    
Serving as a featured guest composer at the Composers Conference in its 75th season, including a concert andlecture on August 1, during which her piece "Germinate" will be performed by the Conference Ensemble. 
Brandeis University campus 

August 10 - 17
Sarah Mead, professor of the practice of music
Pinewoods Early Music Week
Plymouth, MA

August 22 - December 15
Sonia Almeida, assistant professor of fine arts
Group Exhibition: "Bookworks" 
Tufts University Art Galleries, Medford, Mass.
(Opening Reception Thursday, Sept. 5)

This Fall:
David Rakowski, Walter W. Naumburg Professor of Composition  
"Eighters Gonna Eight" (2018) for two pianos eight hands. Commissioned by New Gallery Concert Series.
Fall 2019 premiere in Cambridge.

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