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18LinnMeyersWalterGropiusMasterArtistSeriesPresentsExhibitionAugust162014-October122014PublicPresentationSeptember112014WorkshopTheGameofUnintendedConsequencestakesplacefrom9a.m.to4p.m.September12-142014.AbouttheArtistLinnMeyerscompletedaBFAatTheCooperUnionNewYorkNYandearnedanMFAromCaliorniaCollegeotheArtsSanFranciscoCA.MeyershashadsoloshowsattheAmericanUniversityMuseumattheKatzenArtsCenterWash-ingtonDCThePhillipsCollectionWashingtonDCTheUniversityoMarylandCollegeParkGFineArtWashingtonDCMargaretThatcherProjectsNewYorkGalleryJoePhila-delphiaandWestmorelandMuseumoAmericanArtGreens-burg.MeyershasalsoparticipatedinseveralinternationalgroupshowsincludingtheTokyoMetropolitanMuseumoArtTokyoandParisConcretParis.ShehasreceivednumerousawardsincludingtheSmithsonianArtistResearchFellowshipArtist-in-ResidenceattheSanJoseInstituteoContemporaryArtArtist-in-ResidenceattheHirshhornMuseumandSculptureGardenArtist-in-ResidenceattheTamarindInstitutetheTra-wickAwardPollock-KrasnerFoundationGrantExcellenceinDrawingAwardromTheCooperUnionArtist-in-ResidenceattheBronxCouncilontheArtsandtheAlexKatzScholar-shiptoSkowhegan.MeyerscurrentlylivesandworksinWash-ingtonDC.AbouttheArtistsWorkIamtotallyenamoredbythesimplicityoftheline.Weareallfamiliarwiththeline.Wealluseit.Weallwrite.Itsbuiltintous.-LinnMeyersTimeiscentraltotheworkoWashingtonDC-basedart-istLinnMeyerswhosepracticecentersupontheintimacyanddirectnessodrawing.Eachdenseandintricateinklinedraw-ingistheresultoanearlymeditativeprocessbywhichMeyerslaysdownconsecutivelinesintolargelyorganicormscreatingrhythmicrepetitivepatterns.Thisprocessrequiresagreatdealoendurance.Eachlinebecomestherecordoaphysicalmove-mentandtheinevitableinconsistenciesandimperectionsothebodyasitmovesthroughtimeandspacebecomeintegraltothefnalcomposition.Meyersslayeringovividcolorscreatesashimmeringqualitysuggestiveolightandmovementacrossthesuraceothework.WorkinginarangeoscalesMeyershasinrecentyearsmovedromthepagetocreatingsite-specifcwalldrawings.Ambitiousinscaleandlaborthesedrawingscantakeseveralweekstocompletetheirshapesrespondingtothearchi-tectureothespaceandthesurroundingelements.LinnMeyersUntitled2011.InkonMylar30.5x42.Imagecourtesyotheartist.Inthisworkshopstudentswillexploretheprocessoartisticcollaboration.Drawingwillbetheprimarymediumalthoughothertechniqueswillalsobeavailable.Studentswillworktogethertocreateartworksthatollowintheoot-stepsotheSurrealistsbyusingvariousiterationsoSurrealistparlorgames.Participantswillplaywithideasoiden-tityandownership.Theclassprojectswillencouragestudentstorelinquishcontrolovertheirimagesapracticethattheycanthenusetoletgoothepreciousnessandpre-conceivedideasthatmostartistsstrugglewiththeirpro-cess.Theworkshopwillleadtogreaterexperimentationwithineachstudentspersonalstudiopractice.