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College of Fine Arts and Communication
School of Art and Design



Ronald Graziani

OFFICE ADDRESS:
School of Art and Design: Art History
Jenkins Fine Arts Center Rm 1334

Mail Stop 502
East Carolina University
Greenville, NC 27858
Tel.# (252)328-4067; fax # (252)328-6441
E-Mail: grazianir@ecu.edu

Education
Ph.D  Art History/Critical theory, University of California at Los Angeles     
M.A. Art Criticism, State University of New York at Stony Brook,
B.A. Art history, University of California at Los Angeles

CURRENT COURSES TAUGHT:
UNDERGRADUATE:

Art 1905. The Dimensions of Art:
Art 3500. Independent Study:
Art 3990. Art Histories and their Methods.
Art 4940. Survey of Modern European and NA Twentieth-Century Art: 1900-1950
Art 4942. Survey of Modern & Postmodern Twentieth-Century Art: 1950 to 2000.
Art 4944. Studies in Contemporary Art: Post 1960s Art.
Art 4946. Studies in Contemporary Art: Post 1980s Art.
Art 4948. Art of the United States. 


GRADUATE:
5500. Independent Study:
6000. Readings in Art:
6909. Seminar in Art Histories
6940. Modern European and N American Twentieth-Century Art: 1900 to 1950.
6942. Modern & Postmodern European and NA Twentieth-Century Art: 1950 to 2000.
6944. Studies in Contemporary Art: Post 1960’s Art.
6946. Studies in Contemporary Art: Post 1980s Art.
6948. Art of the United States (3)

PUBLICATIONS
BOOKS

2004 Robert Smithson and the American Landscape, (Cambridge University Press)


ARTICLES
2009 Theory/Criticism/ Interdisciplinary
“Sustainable Ecolomics in Current Agriart” for Agriart show at George Mason University April-June 2009.


2008 Theory/Criticism/ Interdisciplinary “Birds of a F(e)ather”: curator and essayist for the North Carolina Arts Council 2008 Fellowship Exhibition. Exhibition catalog, 10 page essay.


2007 Theory/Criticism/ Interdisciplinary
 “Some Groundwork” in Golden Opportunity, http://www.ethicalmetalsmiths.org/GO/SomeGroundwork.html.


2002 "Adrian Stokes and the Psychoanalytic," Adrian Stokes 1902-1972: Life & Work www.pstokes.demon.co.uk.  20 pages previously published,


1999 “The Arts and the Sciences: A Short Tale of the twin Disciplines” in Origins, exh. cat. 

California, 1999.


1998 "Robert Smithson: An Esthetic Foreman in the Mining Industry,"  Art Criticism, (Spring 1998,) 27 pages.


1996 “Eco(no)esthetics: Significance in the Art by Joseph Beuys," Proceedings of the Joseph Beuys Symposium, June 1996, 20 pages.


1996 "A View to a Landscape: Priming the Canon," in exhibition catalog Battle/ground. Greenville Museum of Art, April/May 1996, 8 pages.


1994 "Robert Smithson: An Esthetic Prospector in the Mining Industry," Art Criticism, (Winter 1994) 1-25


1994 "Robert Smithson's Picturable Situation: Blasted Landscapes From the 1960s," Critical Inquiry, W. J. T. Mitchell, editor, (Spring, 1994) 419-451.
Internet: http://www.uchicago.edu/research/jnl-crit-inq/issues/v20/v20n3.graziani.html


1988 "Public Art in Private Places," Santa Barbara Magazine, (Nov./Dec. 1988) 52-61.
    

PRESENTATIONS
2007 New Directions in the Humanities
Host: Columbia University, New York: Topic: “Stage Crafting the Worldly Space Between Humans: The Ghost of Fine Art” accepted, but unable to attend.

2003 CAA 91st Annual Conf/ New York
Session co-chair “How native is “Native Art” 2003


1998 SPE Western Regional Conference
Host and Co-Sponsor: San Francisco Art Institute “Tracking the Avant-Garde: From Spectacle to Commodity”Topic: Postmodernizing Ecoart


1997 East Carolina University
School of Art, Greenville, NC Symposium, "Artist as Activist: Ecological Concerns in the 90s"


1995 Southeastern College Art Conference (SECAC)
Host: Georgetown University, Washington D.C. Annual Conference of SECAC
Topic: “Landscape Revisions”


1995 East Carolina University
School of Art, Greenville, NC Symposium: "Joseph Beuys"


1995 Harvard University
Department of Architecture and Urban Planning Cambridge, Massachusetts
Conference: “Landscape Architecture, Social Ideology, & the Politics of Place"

CURATED SHOWS

2008:The 11-( )-08 Show, Emerge Gallery, North Carolina
2008: The Fellowship Show, NCAC North Carolina
2006: Corridor 2122, California,
2006: Origins Redux, California