Friday, February 19, 2016 (All day) - Saturday, April 16, 2016 (All day)
Grossman Gallery, Williams Visual Arts Building
Judy Pfaff

Judy Pfaff, a pioneer of installation art, has created Somewhere After, an original environmentfor the Richard A. and Rissa W. Grossman Gallery. Her innovative installations made from steel, fiberglass, plaster, recycled industrial materials, and natural elements, is a polymath with interests in physics, botany, geology, zoology, astronomy, Eastern and Western religions, and world culture. Her work reflects a global viewpoint and desire to broaden the art experience. 

The opening form for Somewhere After, at the right of the entrance, is based on the roots of a tree that fell in the artist’s yard, forming a circle. “As with my other works, I kept adding until I could ‘see’ the piece. I understood it only after it was finished. It is like being possessed; something takes over.”

Pfaff will be in residence March 14 through 16. She will give an artist's talk Tuesday, March 15, 4:10, Williams Center 108, at 317 Hamilton Street.



She received her BFA from Washington University, St. Louis and her MFA from Yale University. Her numerous awards include the American Academy of Arts and Letters, a Guggenheim Fellowship, MacArthur Award, and recently the Lifetime Achievement Award from the International Sculpture Center.



Sponsored by: 
Lafayette Art Galleries, Department of Art