Studio Nong

International Sculpture Collective and Residency Program

 

The GuangXi Arts Institute, Nanning City CHINA

The Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO USA

The Memphis College of Art, Memphis, TN USA

 

International Residencies

2019                 Studio Nong at the Sanmin Arts Village in Nanning City, China 

2016                 Studio Nong and Jigang Studios at the Sanmin Arts Village in Nanning City, China 

2015                 Memphis College of Art, Memphis, TN and the Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO

2013                 GuangXi Arts Institute, Nanning City and the Haiyan NiXing Pottery Factory, QinZhou, China

 

Exhibitions

2016                 Moving Boundary, Jigang Galleries, Sanmin Arts Village, Nanning City, China

                         SunSet|SunRise: Work from Studio Nong, Hyde Gallery, Memphis College of Art, Memphis, TN Jan 8-Feb 13

                         SunSet|SunRise: Work from Studio Nong, Weinberger Fine Art, Kansas City, MO Mar 4- Apr 16  

2015                 SunSet|SunRise: Work from Studio Nong, Belger/CraneYard Gallery, Kansas City, MO Aug 28 –Sept 18 

2014                 SunRise|SunSet: Work from Studio Nong, exhibition and gallery talk, Rust Hall at the Memphis College of Art, Oct 13-Nov 7

2013                 SunRise|SunSet: An International Collaboration in Sculptural Form, NiXing Pottery Museum, Qinzhou, China Aug 7- Sept 10

 

Awards

2015                 Lighton International Artist Exchange Program

2014                 Emmett O'Ryan Award

2013                 Lighton International Artist Exchange Program

 

Gallery talks, Workshops, Panel Discussions and Press Conferences

2016                 Panel Discussion | The Art History Department at the GuangXi Arts Institute Discusses Contemporary Motives with Studio Nong,

                                                        Jigang Studios, Sanmin Arts Village, Nanning City, China

                         Artists Talk | Recent Painting, Drawing and Sculpture by Jessie Fisher and Scott Seebart, Studio Nong at Sanmin Arts Village, Nanning City, China

                         Gallery Talk | SunSet|SunRise: Work from Studio Nong, Hyde Gallery, Memphis College of Art, Memphis TN

2015                 Current Perspectives Lecture Series | Master Sculptors from the GuangXi Arts Institute, Kansas City Art Institute

                         Workshops | The Bust and Calligraphic Form, Red Star Studios, Kansas City, MO

2014                 Gallery Talk | SunRise|SunSet: Work from Studio Nong, Rust Hall at the Memphis College of Art, Memphis, TN

2013                 Press Conference | SunRise|SunSet: An International Collaboration in Sculptural Form, QinZhou NiXing Pottery Museum, China

 

Press

2016                 Beautiful South: A Documentary Film about the Studio Nong Sculpture Collective and Residency Program, aired Aug/Sept 2016

                         Snodgrass, Darel, Checking on the Arts, WKNO 91.1 Memphis, live radio interview, Friday January 8th

2015                 Surgery in Clay: A Visit to the Kansas City Art Institute, film editorial, Aug 18, Kansas City Star

                         Studio Nong at the Kansas City Art Institute, film editorial, Aug 6, Kansas City Star

                         Ferrell, Katie, Professors from China and Kansas City come together to Build Impressive Sculptures, Aug 2, Fox 4 News, KC

                         Evans, Matt, Chinese Artists Visit KC to Create, Learn. Cross-cultural Program Run through KCAI, Aug 2nd, KMBC 9 News, KC

                         Evans, Matt, Studio Nong Arrives at the Memphis College of Art, Jul 24, Memphis Flyer

                         Brophy, Carrie, KC Studio Magazine, Art Ambassadors, Feature Article and Cover, Mar/Apr

2013                 Canfield, Anne, KCAI President’s Report 2012-13, KCAI Faculty Member Travels to China to Study Sculpture

                         QinZhou 980: Arts and Culture Magazine, Sunrise-Sunset: Sculpture Exhibition and Speeches at the Nixing Museum, Aug 9

                         Post of China, QinZhou NiXing Museum: An International Collaboration with Four Artists from the United States, Aug 9

                         Taiwan Travel, QinZhou NiXing Museum: An International Collaboration with Four Artists from the United States, Aug 9

                         QinZhou Post, QinZhou NiXing Museum: An International Collaboration with Four Artists from the United States, Aug 9

                         Beibuwan Post, QinZhou NiXing Museum: An International Collaboration with Four Artists from the United States, Aug 9

                         QinZhou Official Government Website, QinZhou Museum: An International Collaboration with Artists from the US, Aug 8

                         QinZhou Post, International Artist’s Residency at the Huayi Nixing Pottery Factory, Aug 6

              

Collective Members

                        Jessie Fisher, Professor in Painting, Kansas City Arts Institute, Kansas City, MO                 

                        Misty Gamble, Director of Gamble Studios, Santa Fe, NM

                        Zhenhai He, Director of Ceramics and Professor in Sculpture, GuangXi Arts Institute, China

                        Shanwu Huang, Lecturer in Sculpture, GuangXi Arts Institute, China

                        Bangmin Nong, Associate Professor in Sculpture, GuangXi Arts Institute, China

                        Jigang Qin, Professor in Sculpture, GuangXi Arts Institute, China

                        Scott Seebart, Lecturer, University of Central Missouri, Warrensburg, MO

                        Leandra Urrutia, Associate Professor in Ceramics, Memphis School of Art, Memphis, TN