June 28, 2011
The Fine Arts Department welcomes Carolina Silva as the Seattle
University Visual Artist in Residence for 2011. Her appointment is for six
months beginning July 05, 2011.
Silva, a Fulbright Scholar from Spain, received her MFA
from the San Francisco Art Institute, after receiving her Bachelor’s degree
from Universidad Complutense in Madrid, Spain. She also attended the Artist
Research Program at the Center for Contemporary Art, in Kitakyushu, Japan. Her
work uses drawing, sculpture, and installation to bring to light the secrets
and the unspeakable in surreal tableaux and images that take the ordinary into
“Silva brings to Seattle University a breadth of
international exhibiting experience to share with students and faculty,” said Francisco Guerrero, Associate Professor of Visual Art.
Silva will discuss discussing the process and production
of her collection of art work from the past 8 years, which includes drawing,
printmaking, and ceramics, at 6 p.m., September 28, in Bannan Auditorium.
The SU Visual Artist in Residence program facilitates
research and support for artists in their creative process. The residency
provides artists with the valuable resources of time and space for open-ended
investigation, experimentation, and collaboration and promotes new approaches
to arts education, fosters community building, and provides a catalyst for
The College of Arts and Sciences, the largest college in
Seattle University, offers 33 undergraduate degrees and 7 advanced degrees,
including an MFA in Arts Leadership.
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