Contemporary Talks presents a conversation series with our artists in the Studio Artist Program (SAP). 

Join us in welcoming Dana Haugaard this Thursday to talk about his process and current body of work. He is featured on the SAP Wall located beyond the atrium and will be on view through December 17, 2017.  

Our Studio Artist Program supports local working artists by providing subsidized studio space and by fostering a collaborative environment supportive of the creative process. The Studio Artist Wall is generously supported by Georgia State University, The Ernest G. Welch School of Art & Design.

Bio

Dana Haugaard

Dana Haugaard received his MFA from the University of Iowa and is a graduate of Emory University. Dana has been a resident in the Atlanta Contemporary’s Studio Artist Program and is a Hambidge Fellow. He has recently been shown at the Zuckerman Museum at Kennesaw State University, the Macon Museum of Arts and Science, and the Urban Institute of Contemporary Art in Grand Rapids Michigan. As an artist working with sound and sensation, Dana investigates how our self-awareness in any given moment functions in relationship to our presence in space, place, and time. He works with sensation and perception to create environments that provoke a heightened sense of awareness of one’s self. Dana uses and manipulates sound, reflective surfaces, and vibrations to construct experiences that draw attention to and call into question our relationship to our surroundings. These situations play with physical, spatial, and temporal reference points to take what is often a minimal presentation and make it an overwhelming experience. Dana currently teaches Visual Art at Emory University as part of the Department of Art History.


Upcoming Events

May 28 / 6:30pm
Special Event

Open Studios

1 for $1K

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Join us as we spotlight our studio artists, see their work firsthand, and support local working artists in Atlanta. 1 for $1K is a great way to add to your collection while also supporting local artists and the Studio Artist Program.

May 30 – May 31
Special Event

Open Studios

Virtual Studio Tours

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Join us as we spotlight our studio artists, see their work firsthand, and support local working artists in Atlanta.

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