The CCA supports numerous arts-related events and projects each year.. Documentation from grant-supported projects completed and presented, artist award presentations, and CCA-initiated projects are archived, including exhibitions, performances, lectures, individual artist and department-generated projects, concerts, installations, and publications.
Listed below is a sample of projects supported by the CCA from 2001 to 2017.
Exhibit / Artist-in-Residence
Economics Art Gallery 404 Uris
Year-long exhibition of watercolor + pencil illustrations, and mixed-media installation pieces by illustrator Heather Layton. Installation illustrates the process of art production and experimentation.
LETTERS TO A NEW GENERATION is the first installation by a resident artist in the Economics Department. begins with blank walls and is a participatory performance– Layton will complete a painting and hang hundreds of small pockets made from international fabrics. Her painting will become part of the new permanent collection and remain on display in the department. 10.1–10.7 / Artist-in-Residence: Monday-Friday 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
AND THEIR ALLOCATION features: Anthony Graves, Thomas Gokey, Amanda Hamilton, Michelle Illuminato, Nate Larson, Ed Marion, Lena Masur, Prantik Mazumder, Danielle Mericle, Peter Sheesley, Whitney Stansell, Stephanie Owens, and Jeff Wetzig. 10.1–12.4 / Gallery Hours: 9:30am to 5:00pm, Monday through Friday (and by appointment)
Project conceived by Kaushik Basu, Don Opatrny Chair, Economics Department, and curated by artist Karen Brummund as an experiment in bridging creative art + scientific research within the same space.
Image: Beautiful Burden by Heather Layton, watercolor and tea on paper