Department of Art & Art History

A Letter Edged In Black 5: Black Object

A Letter Edged In Black 5: Black Object

October 5 - November 7, 2016
Artist lecture and opening reception: Wednesday, October 5 @ 5:00 p.m.

The Department of Art & Art History in the College of Liberal Arts at Auburn University is pleased to announce A Letter Edged In Black 5: Black Object​, with artwork by Pete Schulte. The exhibition opens in Biggin Gallery on October 5, and runs through November 7, 2016. The artist will present a lecture on his work on Wednesday, October 5 at 5 p.m. in Biggin 005; a public reception will follow. This event is free and open to the public.

Drawing is the cornerstone of Pete Schulte’s practice, which includes the integration of sculpture, site-specific, and curatorial activities. Recent solo and two-person exhibitions include Build A Fire at whitespace (Atlanta, GA); Between Moth And Flame at whitespec (Atlanta,GA); Drawings and Paintings with John Dilg at Jeff Bailey Gallery (Hudson, New York);  A Letter Edged In Black at The Visual Arts Gallery (University of Alabama at Birmingham); and Pardon up Here at Luise Ross Gallery (New York, NY). His work has been included in recent group exhibitions at Look&Listen (Saint-Chamas, France) and in Simplest Means at Jeff Bailey Gallery (New York, NY). Pete Schulte received his MFA from the University of Iowa, and has been awarded residencies at Yaddo, Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, and Threewalls; his work has been reviewed by Art in America, World Sculpture News, Burnaway, and The New Art Examiner, among others. His is the co-founder, with Amy Pleasant, of the curatorial project the Fuel & Lumber Company, and is currently an Assistant Professor of Art at the University of Alabama.

*Image: Splice, 2016. Graphite and pigment on paper, 6" x 6" 

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Last Updated: November 20, 2016