Some new work from Tom Pazderka:
Since becoming a community artist at the Squire Foundation we have partnered with NCEAS and MOXI resulting in the exhibition “Women in Science.” Since then I have established working relationships resulting in my being a working Artist in Santa Barbara.
I have received the Joseph V Canzani Alumni Award of Excellence from my alma mater, Columbus College of Art and Design. This honor is awarded to a graduate who has earned prominence as a result of outstanding professional and artistic achievements in their chosen field.
Among his forthcoming activities are the group exhibition “Table Of Contents/Table Of Contacts”, part of the Jerusalem Bienniale, showcasing the work of contemporary Jewish artists from Southern California, alongside a multi channel video installation, presenting thoughts and approaches of American Jewry to current political conflicts and complex identities both in the USA and in Israel.
On September 28 and September 29, in conjunction with the National Park Service, Jodie will be spearheading a brand new initiative, "Poetry in the Parks" in Flagstaff Arizona, where they will hold poetry workshops at Wuptatki National Monument at Walnut Canyon National monuments, targeting under-served populations in the area and focusing on the of the Park Service's interpretive themes.
The Squire Foundation’s exciting 2019 Fall Artist in Residence Season includes two incredibly talented female artists and centers around the theme of ART ADVOCACY - Joan Giroux, based in Chicago, and Peppur Chambers, based in Los Angeles. Joan and Peppur will be in residence at the Squire Villa in Santa Barbara for the entire month of October, 2019.
There will be a ribbon-cutting event at City Hall, 918 Obispo Street, Guadalupe on August 29th at 11:00 am.