Alfred University Trustees Eric (’69, B.A, M.A, Chairman and Founder of Phillip Jeffries) and Susan Bershad visited the Institute for Electronic Arts during a Trustee Weekend on October 21st, 2016.
During their visit IEA co-director Joseph Scheer gave them a tour of the IEA’s facilities and work and publications by past artists in residence. Joseph also informed Eric and Susan that the IEA will be participating in an exhibition at Tsinghua University in Beijing, China, presenting work by Expanded Media students and faculty and IEA artists. Joseph will also be giving lectures and workshops on laser cut woodblock printing.
(left to right) School of Art & Design Dean Gerar Edizel, IEA Co-Director Joseph Scheer, and Alfred University Trustees Susan and Eric Bershad looking at an artist book made by Zihao Chen (BFA 2013), a former student of Joseph Scheer.
Joseph Scheer presenting a book by former student Aodi Liang (MFA, 2016) and the process he used in its creation
Joseph presenting student and IEA artist work. In the foreground, left to right, is Judy Livingston, Professor of Graphic Design, and Andrew Deutsch, Professor of Sonic Art and current division chair.
Joseph presenting student and IEA artist work. On the table is a hand carved woodblock print by Tim Pauszek (BA, 2014, Alfred University)
Joseph presenting his 2003 artist book, Night Flyers, to Eric and Susan