Relationships is a cycle of exhibits and interdisciplinary educational programs pairing studio arts faculty from the department of Art and Design with colleagues from across the Iowa State University campus. Drawn, Analog to Digital features work by integrated studio arts faculty members Anson Call, Dean Biechler and Chuck Richards, who draw as a primary means of artistic communication and work across the spectrum employing traditional and digital methods. The exhibition is supported by the ISU College of Design, Department of Art and Design, Center for Excellence in the Arts and Humanities and University Museums. Exhibition opening date is January 11, 2011 and running through May 8, 2011.
**Relationships: Drawn, Analog to Digital**
Thursday, January 20 from 4:30 – 6:00 pm in the Brunnier Art Museum
Help celebrate the latest installment in the Relationships exhibition cycle, Relationships: Drawn, Analog to Digital, in a public reception. Enjoy refreshments, conversation and a brief program at 5:15 with remarks by College of Design Dean Luis Rico-Gutierrez, College of Engineering Dean Jonathan Wickert and Professor Ingrid Lilligren, exhibition coordinator.
**Gallery Talk: Picture Books for Children of All Ages**
Tuesday, February 1 at 7:00 pm in the Brunnier Art Museum
Chuck Richards, ISU associate professor of integrated arts and an author and illustrator of children’s books, will share all aspects of his picture books for young readers. Richards will be joined by Amy Popillion, senior lecturer in human development and family studies, who will discuss historical and contemporary trends in children’s literature.
**Gallery Talk: Time and the Third Dimension**
Tuesday, February 22 at 7:00 pm in the Brunnier Art Museum
Anson Call, associate professor of integrated studio arts, combines computers and art into three-dimensional work. Call will describe his digital animation artwork and will be joined by Chris Johnson, lecturer in computer science, who will help the audience understand the history and development of computer-generated images.
**Gallery Talk: In Search of Learning and Healing**
Tuesday, March 29 at 7:00 pm in the Brunnier Art Museum
Dean Biechler has had a long, intimate relationship with nature and a love for the land. Whatever his subject matter may be, it is always about being immersed in a situation, seeing, learning and understanding. Biechler, an ISU lecturer in integrated studio arts and biological and pre-medical illustration, will be joined by Donald Sakaguchi, professor of genetics, development and cell biology. Together they will explore the important relationship between science and art.
**Storytime with Chuck Richards**
Sunday, April 10 at 2:00 pm in the Brunnier Art Museum
Bring the entire family to the Brunnier Art Museum to hear the exciting tales of Critter Sitter and Jungle Gym Jitters read by author and illustrator Chuck Richards, ISU associate professor of integrated studio arts. Following story time, all are invited to complete a scavenger hunt of works of art in the museum.