The Art of Contradiction, Commencement Address, University of California at Berkeley

Commencement Address by Elizabeth Demaray University of California at Berkeley, Department of Art Practice  May 16, 2008, University Art Museum, Barkeley, CA I can’t tell you what a pleasure it is to be here, with you, today. You who have worked so hard. You who have braved treacherous financial aid forms, endured opinionated psychotic street people, survived … Read more The Art of Contradiction, Commencement Address, University of California at Berkeley

Interview SciArt Magazine

Straight Talk with Elizabeth Demaray, by Danielle McCloskey, SciArt Magazine, February Issue, 2015, full text with images can be purchased at http://www.sciartmagazine.com/uploads/6/0/8/9/6089526/screen_shot_2016-05-17_at_9.43.37_am.png Danielle McCloskey (DM): From encasing plants and rocks in knits and upholstery fabric, culturing lichen to live on the sides of New York City buildings, exploring the effects of a diet of fast food on … Read more Interview SciArt Magazine

Interview in Journal of Interdisciplinary Humanities: Environmental Aesthetics

Interview with Leeann Westman for the Environmental Aesthetics issue, Fall 2015   Leeann Westman (LW): Where did you begin as an artist? Elizabeth Demaray (ED): Ok, I’m actually going to tell you what happened exactly. I took an elective class in art when I was a junior in college. I was majoring in cognitive psychology and trying … Read more Interview in Journal of Interdisciplinary Humanities: Environmental Aesthetics

Project/Artist (Sustainability, Art/Sci, Interactive links)

Hi Everybody, I’m using the space below to generate a list of links to artists/projects/research/writings in the areas of Sustainability, Art/Sci, Interactive Systems and sculpture. Cheers and feel free to e-mail me with any additions! ElizLinks to Sustainability Projects/Artists:Murray Bookchin: new ecological vision of the city: https://www.jacobinmag.com/2016/07/murray-bookchin-ecology-kurdistan-pkk-rojava-technology-environmentalism-anarchy Plastic Free Island Kefalonia (2015):PLASTIC FREE ISLAND (Island Sans Plastic) examines … Read more Project/Artist (Sustainability, Art/Sci, Interactive links)

Chelsea Sculpture (be here now)

Walking through the gallery district this Friday I couldn’t help but think about how Brooklyn has sucked the air out of Chelsea. Still, there is no better place to go right now for a straight to your blood hit of dazzling sculpture.I went for the Meg Webster exhibition at Paula Cooper. Her beautiful, minimal sculptures in … Read more Chelsea Sculpture (be here now)

Midterm Review Sculpture II/Advanced

HI Guys!??On Monday we will be 1) doing our Midterm 2) reading Your Artist Staement to the class 3) sharing the sketches of your projection projects.??MIDTERM: Will include my own questions from the material below so please go review all materials!?—How To Write About Art (Intro and Sculpture section)?—-How To Write An Artist Statement (http://www.agora-gallery.com/advice/blog/2015/05/12/how-to-write-an-artist-statement/)?—-Swale Sculpture … Read more Midterm Review Sculpture II/Advanced