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ARHU ANNOUNCES 2009-2010 ARTISTS-IN-RESIDENCE

Artists-In-Residence

For Immediate Release
October 14th, 2009
Contacts: Nicky Everette, 301-405-6714 or meve@umd.edu 

The College of Arts and Humanities is pleased to announce the following 2009-2010 Artists-in-Residence:

Judy Pfaff, born in London, England, was a pioneer of installation art in the 1970s and recipient of such prestigious awards as a Bessie in 1984 and the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Award in 2004.

Working with printmaking group Limited Edition, Pfaff will present her work in an exhibit entitled Unlimited Impressions, appearing in the Art Gallery in the Art Sociology Building from October 23rd to December 19, 2009.

Judy Pfaff will also speak on her inspirations and approach to her art work in a public lecture on Thursday, October 22nd from 5 to 6 p.m. in Room 2309 in the Art Sociology Building.

David Alan Harris is a leading dance and movement therapist with clinical experience in mental health rehabilitative treatment who has worked with former child soldiers in Sierra Leone and other parts of Africa and with young male survivors of severe trauma. 

David Alan Harris will deliver the Keynote Address of the Semester on Peace about his work in using dance therapy to treat these "Lost Boys" on Wednesday, October 14th from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Colony Ballroom in the Adele Stamp Student Union. Harris will also lead a workshop entitled "PEACEWORK: Dancing to Heal" for students in the Department of Dance, and speak at Beyond the Classroom's  An Evening with David Alan Harris: "Using Dance Movement Therapy to Heal African Survivors of War

Through discussions and workshops with Greg Sandow, the School of Music considers the future of classical music while exploring innovative ways to reinvent the concert experience.

Greg Sandow is a composer and veteran music critic, appearing in publications such as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and as senior music editor and critic for Entertainment Weekly. Sandow is also a faculty member at Julliard and author of ArtsJournal.com, a well-known blog about the future of classical music.

For more information, visit the Artists-In-Residence Web site.

Date of Publication: 
10/14/09