RECENT NEWS

 

 

Plough Quarterly's The Art of Community Issue

Autumn 2018

Hillary Wagner worked with writer and editor Susannah Black to write the piece "A Return to Appalachia," an article about the work of SOIL SERIES: A Social Drawing. "A Return to Appalachia" was included in Plough Quarterly's Autumn 2018 issue,

The Art of Community.

 

 

Project Anywhere's Anywhere and Elsewhere Conference

November 2018

Hillary Wagner and collaborator Francesca Fiore of SOIL SERIES: A Social Drawing were invited to speak at Project Anywhere's  2018 Anywhere and Elsewhere Conference at Parsons School of Design, NY. They delivered a talk titled "Social Drawing: Theory and Praxis in Appalachia." 

 

 

BIRD CLOSET Exhibition at Mount Vernon Nazarene University

September 2018

Hillary Wagner and collaborator Francesca Fiore were invited to create an exhibition for the Schnormeier Gallery at Mount Vernon Nazarene University. With billboards and zines, the self-titled exhibition, Bird Closet, represented the work of Bethel, Ohio based collective. Bird Closet is a collective of young people that developed organically from the relationships established as part of SOIL SERIES: A Social Drawing.

 

 

Bad at Sports Podcast

June 2018

Hillary Wagner and collaborator Francesca Fiore of SOIL SERIES: A Social Drawing were interviewed by Bad at Sports, the Midwest's largest independent contemporary art podcast and blog, in an episode called "Art and Ecology" about the

relationship between soil and social practice. 

  

 

Open Engagement at the Queens Museum

May 2018

Hillary Wagner and collaborator Francesca Fiore of SOIL SERIES: A Social Drawing were invited to speak at the 2018 Open Engagement conference at the Queens Museum, NY. They delivered a talk titled "SOIL SERIES: A Social Drawing – A Year in Appalachia."

  

 

Project Anywhere 2018 Exhibition

February 2018
SOIL SERIES: A Social Drawing was selected as one of nine projects to be a part of Project Anywhere's 2018 global, blind

peer-reviewed online exhibition program. Project Anywhere is dedicated to art and artistic research at the outermost limits of location-specificity, illuminating artistic projects located beyond or outside traditional exhibition circuits.

Lecture at Mount Vernon Nazarene University

November 2017

Hillary Wagner and collaborator Francesca Fiore were invited as visiting artists to the Mount Vernon Nazarene University Art and Design department. They visited classes and student studios and gave a lecture titled "An Introduction to Socially Engaged Art" which introduced undergraduate students to social practice and their project SOIL SERIES: A Social Drawing.

Inaugural Community Studios Exhibition

October 2017

Hillary Wagner curated the inaugural Community Studios program Exhibition for SOIL SERIES: A Social Drawing at the

Empower Youth Ranch in Bethel, OH.

  

 

 

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