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Reed Gallery

The Dorothy W. & C. Lawson Reed, Jr. Gallery is located on the fifth floor of the DAAP Aronoff complex and is the largest of the DAAP Galleries.  Located at the heart of the DAAP complex, the Reed Gallery provides a vibrant setting for DAAP students and the regional arts community in which to engage in meaningful discussions about the current state of visual culture.  With a focus on current trends and practices, gallery exhibition themes range from Art to Fashion and address all of the fields of study within the college of DAAP.  While the focus of the DAAP galleries is contemporary practice, the galleries do present exhibitions that approach practice historically by examining a process, a school of thought, or an individual of significance that exemplify the foundations of contemporary practice.  Within an exhibition season, students and professionals alike are represented through a serious of group and solo exhibitions that address a wide range of visual media.


The location of the Reed Gallery provides countless opportunities for professors and students to engage in discussion within the gallery space.  Here they can directly address issues relating to their studies, as the gallery may provide examples of work to inspire dialogue and act as an extension and compliment to their class and studio work.  Additionally, the Reed Gallery is staffed by current students in order to provide practical experience working within a professional setting while aiding as a learning tool for individuals who are interested in the processes related to museum and gallery operations.

MSA Select: Interdisciplinary Sculpture

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DATES: September 20th - October 21st

The DAAP Galleries are proud to present the 2021 MSA Juried exhibition,

MSA SELECT: Interdisciplinary Sculpture, juried by artist Jean Shin

and in conjunction with the MSA: Interdisciplinary Sculpture Conference 2021.

The Mid-South Sculpture Alliance is an affiliate organization of the International Sculpture Center (ISC). The MSA is a non-profit that seeks to advance the creation and awareness of sculpture in its many and varied forms, to promote a supportive environment for sculpture and sculptors, and to create opportunities for its members through exhibition, education, and networking events centered on traditional and contemporary approaches to sculpture. It seeks to advance the understanding that sculpture educates, affects social change, and engages artists, art professionals, and the community in dialogue.

 Juror Jean Shin is recognized for her monumental installations, where she transforms large accumulations of everyday objects into expressions of identity and community engagement. Shin’s innovative work has been widely exhibited in over 150 major museums and cultural institutions, including solo exhibitions at The Museum of Modern Art in New York, The Philadelphia Museum of Art, The Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington DC, and The Asian Art Museum in San Francisco among others. Her works have been featured in many publications, including The New York Times, Art in America, Sculpture Magazine, ArtNews, Hyperallergic, and Brooklyn Rail.  Born in Seoul, South Korea, Shin is a tenured Adjunct Professor at the Pratt Institute and recipient of the Alumni Achievement Award.

Virtual Exhibit

To view the 3-D tour simply click on the 360 link to the left and/or browse the exhibition stills below with detailed images.


Gallery A

Jonathan Hils

River Quilt by Jonathan Hils

River Quilt, 2021 | Jonathan Hils

River Quilt by Jonathan Hils

Laser augmented, acrylic, 3D printed plastic, and hardware

Baggs McKelvey

Big Muff by Baggs McKelvey

Big Muff, 2021 | Baggs McKelvey

Big Muff by Baggs McKelvey

Denim on panel

Jason Brown

Circuit by Jason Brown

Circuit, 2021 | Jason Brown

Circuit by Jason Brown

Steel, wood, coal, LED fixtures

Martha Hopkins

Utopia by Martha Hopkins

Utopia, 2021 | Martha Hopkins

Utopia by Martha Hopkins

Acrylic on shaped canvas

Cassidy Ely

Crown by Cassidy Ely

Crown, 2021 | Cassidy Ely

Crown by Cassidy Ely

Cast iron, wood, house paint

Monroe Isenberg

Earth Womb by Monroe Isenberg

Earth Womb, 2021 | Monroe Isenberg

Earth Womb by Monroe Isenberg

Two-channel video

Gallery B

EE Smith

Cul-de-sac by EE Smith

Cul-de-sac, 2021 | EE Smith 2021

Cul-de-sac by EE Smith

Mixed media

Valerie Sullivan Fuchs

01:02;08 by Valerie Sullivan Fuchs

01:02;08, 2002 | Valerie Sullivan Fuchs

01:02;08 by Valerie Sullivan Fuchs

1868 inkjet prints, Pico projector

Stacey Holloway

Hung Out to Dry by Stacey Holloway

Hung Out to Dry, 2021 | Stacey Holloway

Hung Out to Dry by Stacey Holloway

Cast plastic, vintage handkerchiefs, and mixed media

Wells Mason

Unsami Chair XI "Shelf Life" by Wells Mason

Unsami Chair XI "Shelf Life", 2021 | Wells Mason

Unsami Chair XI "Shelf Life" by Wells Mason

Wood, steel

Lake Alligator Dreams

Lake Alligator Dreams by Kristen M. Tordella, Williams and Susanne Hackenbracht

Color/sound video 2021

Gallery C

Tommy Riefe

Right/left by Tommy Riefe

Right/Left, 2021 | Tommy Riefe

Right/left by Tommy Riefe

Wood, polished stainless steel, paint

Amelia Key

Burst by Amelia Key

Burst, 2021 | Amelia Key

Burst by Amelia Key

Mixed media

Linda Erzinger

Container by Linda Erzinger

Container, 2021 | Linda Erzinger

Container by Linda Erzinger

Strapping from shipping lumber

Naomi J. Falk & Video by Lauren Greenwald

Don't Fence Me In by Naomi J. Falk & Video by Lauren Greenwald

Don't Fence Me In, 2021 | Naomi J. Falk & Video by Lauren Greenwald

Don't Fence Me In by Naomi J. Falk & Video by Lauren Greenwald

Fencing, denim, projection

Jared Cru Smith

No. 0005 by Jared Cru Smith

No. 005, 2021 | Jared Cru Smith

No. 0005 by Jared Cru Smith

Cast aluminum, poplar, muslin, steel, truck wheel, I-beam, bench grinder motor, fan blades and cages

Gallery D

Suzanne Faris

Truth and Courage by Suzanne Faris

Truth and Courage, 2021 | Suzanne Faris

Truth and Courage by Suzanne Faris

Fabric, ribbon trim, vinyl, embroidery thread, dress form

Rachel Linnemann

Significant Grit by Rachel Linnemann

Significant Gritt, 2021 | Rachel Linnemann

Significant Grit by Rachel Linnemann

Heirloom handmade apron, faux pearls, fiber, wire, steel, found base, paint

Manami Ishimura

Shadow of Lives by Manami Ishimura

Shadow of Lives, 2021 | Manami Ishimura

Shadow of Lives by Manami Ishimura

Hair, slide glass, wood, paper, aluminum, and thread

Gina Lee Robbins

Pushmi-Pullyu by Gina Lee Robbins

Pushmi-Pullyu, 2021 | Gina Lee Robbins

Pushmi-Pullyu by Gina Lee Robbins

Rubber inner tubes and belts, latex dipped gloves, wire

Planning Your Visit

The Reed Gallery (513) 556-2839

Hours: Sunday - Thursday 10am-5pm
Location and visiting instructions for the Reed Gallery:

  • When visiting the Reed Gallery enter the DAAP building by the third-floor entrance located at the bottom of Clifton Court next to the Clifton Court Garage. Proceed to the Reed Gallery located on the 5th Floor Rm 5275, and please wait outside the gallery for attendant to let you in.
  • Metered parking is available on Clifton Avenue and Martin Luther King Drive; hourly parking is available in the Clifton Court Garage.
  • Directions: From Martin Luther King Dr. turn right onto Clifton Ave. towards McMillan Ave. (DAAP will be on left). Street and garage parking are available (garage accepts cash or credit upon exit). Gallery is on the fifth floor.
  • It may be helpful to view a campus map here

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