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Emily Glass My Agent Says the Neighbors are Nice
September 18 to October 12, 2015
Sunken Gallery (north side of building)
My Agent Says the Neighbors are Nice
Oil on Canvas
43 x 180
Large panoramic paintings to small, enclosed charcoal and pencil drawings make up the current boundaries of Emily’s work. Paint lays in shapes and lines relying on traditional drawing methods to find and hold natural form and space. Within this parameter of paint and pencil you will see figures, often animals, interacting with and ignoring each other, while cognizant of the viewer’s presence.
As a Visiting Assistant Professor in the School of Art at Rochester Institute of Technology, Emily specializes in teaching foundations drawing and upper level undergrad and graduate painting. She received a BFA from the State University of New York at Potsdam and a MFA degree in painting from Kansas State University. In the last four years, Emily’s work has shown in juried and solo exhibitions in New York, Maryland, Kansas, Arkansas, Iowa, Oklahoma and Illinois. Examples of Emily’s work can be found at emilyglassart.com
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A lecture by Paul Shaw, design historian
Join us Thursday May 7th. Lecture at 5 p.m., followed by a reception at 6 p.m.
Frederic W. Goudy is widely acknowledged to be one of the titans of American type design—alongside Morris Fuller Benton, W.A. Dwiggins and Oswald Cooper—in the first half of the twentieth century. Yet, today he is often derided as an egotist and his typefaces dismissed as dated, inconsistent or clumsy. His reputation has been eclipsed by his students Cooper and Dwiggins, though neither had a type design career to rival his.
This talk will present a case for the importance of both Goudy and his typefaces—whether they are likable or not—from an historical vantage point. It will argue that Goudy’s typefaces were an integral aspect of the “modernization” of American graphic design as it emerged from Victorian printing and the Arts & Crafts movement in the first decades of the 20th century. And that Goudy himself deserves to be seen as the key figure in the development of type design as a profession, a precursor to today’s independent digital type designers.
This talk is part of the Cary RIT Cary Graphic Arts Collection exhibition: Frederic W. Goudy 150 Years of Typographic Influence.
The Goudy 150 events are sponsored by Monotype.