Author: Chris Jagers

http://www.chrisjagers.com

Chris Jagers is the Founder and Director of Slideroom.com. The company provides an online applicant management system to museums, universities and other institutions nationwide. He received his BFA from SMU and his MFA from University of Washington.

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Joe Fig’s New Book

Joe Fig interviews 24 contemporary artists (from the usual to the young) and askes them each the same questions. From "what kinds of paints do […]

Joe Fig’s New Book

Color on your Monitor

Many artists today rely on their computers as part of their studio practice. Whether this be Photoshop, video-editing or some other practice, there is a […]

Color on your Monitor

Meadows: Visiting Artist Program

Every Semester, Meadows School of the Arts hosts a series of talks by artists which are free to attend. These world class visitors are organized […]

Meadows: Visiting Artist Program

5X7 Auction

Tonight was the opening of the Arthouse charity auction at Dunn and Brown Gallery . The walls were peppered with hundreds of tiny 5×7 artworks, […]

5X7 Auction

Statement From an Artist

When I finished my undergraduate degree in art, I was flying high with excitement. After Graduate school, I was torn apart, dejected … but still […]

Statement From an Artist

Jerry Saltz needs a blog

  Jerry Saltz has been using Facebook for a while now, and gaining some well-deserved press. His posts range from simple comments/questions to more recently […]

Jerry Saltz needs a blog

Mobile Revolution: Part 2 of 2

Part 2 of 2: Chris Jagers interviews Dean Terry in regard to new mobile technologies.   Art making is usually thought of as Intimate. Mobile […]

Mobile Revolution: Part 2 of 2

Mobile Revolution: Part 1 of 2

Mobile devices are opening the gates for a flood of location-based products and real-time communication tools. At the forefront of exploring this technology is Artist/Teacher/Technologist […]

Mobile Revolution: Part 1 of 2

Xero Project Winner

  The winner, for the much talked about Xero Project, has been announced. The block behind City Hall has been designated for an experimental building […]

Xero Project Winner

KickStarter

KickStarter is a new site to "fund ideas and endeavors." The site seems particularly geared to artistic communities that only need a few hundred to […]

KickStarter

What’s so great about Art Education?

It is so easy to criticize art education … and certainly there are problems. But I would like to highlight some great attributes of art […]

What’s so great about Art Education?

To Deconstruct, or NOT.

“In my work, I am deconstructing the idea of …”“This artist deconstructs popular conceptions about …” I have to vent about the misuse of the […]

To Deconstruct, or NOT.

Your Color on the Web

As artists, we are constantly using the Web to share/promote artwork. We email galleries, publish websites, enter contests, etc… everything is online.  However, very few […]

Your Color on the Web

Jay Rocks

The SMU faculty exhibition at the MAC just closed, but I wanted to report my experience of Jay Sullivan’s new work. From a distance, the […]

Jay Rocks

The Education of an Artist

The New York Times just posted an editorial titled “The End of the University as We Know It, ” by Mark Taylor.  It is a […]

The Education of an Artist

Spotlight on Peter Ligon

It is so common for artists to work from photographs today… I believe dangerously common. It’s flatness, stopped-time look and palette permeate so much artwork […]

Spotlight on Peter Ligon

Questions

The Division of Art @ Meadows just finished the last of 4 presentations by candidates for the position of Chair (soon to be vacated by […]

Questions

Spotlight on Tom Lauerman

Last week, the Ceramics Department @ SMU brought in 3 former students (from 10 years ago) to make a presentation about their current development. I […]

Spotlight on Tom Lauerman