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Skillin-Brauchle to Hold Solo Exhibition and Performance

Oct 31, 2017

Cayla Skillin-Brauchle will present her solo exhibition and performance of “Data Driven” on Thursday, November 2 at 5:15 p.m. in the Sleeth Gallery in McCuskey Hall.  An artist lecture will immediately follow.

Skillin-Brauchle will use data collected this week to incorporate into her performance on Thursday.  Her exhibit will run through November 24.

“In my transdisciplinary practice, I produce interactive, multi-faceted events and performance that provide audiences and myself with space to consider complex ideas such as ownership of possessions and ownership over individual or collect thoughts,” stated Skillin-Brauchle.  “During these events, I act as facilitator, medium, or perhaps cultural worker, exercising acute listening, often performing absurd tasks designed to make audiences feel at ease.”

Skillin-Brauchle is a visual artist whose transdisciplinary practice spans drawing, video, installation, performance, and social practice. Her work has been shown at numerous international and national venues including Artspace Mackay in Queensland, Australia; the Rotunda Gallery in Bangkok, Thailand; ROY G BIV Gallery in Columbus, OH; the Sir JJ School of Art, Mumbai, India; and 621 Gallery in Tallahassee, FL. Skillin-Brauchle has been awarded residencies at Iskra Print Collective, VT Studio Center, and most recently the Hambidge Center for the Creative Arts and Sciences. Having earned a BA from Beloit College in 2006 and an MFA from Ohio University in Athens, OH in 2012, Skillin-Brauchle was a 2012-1013 Fulbright Fellow in Mumbai, India. Skillin-Brauchle has taught at Ohio University, Spudnik Press (Chicago, IL), Whitman College (Walla Walla, WA), and is an Assistant Professor of Art at Willamette University in Salem, OR.  For more information, visit her website at

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The event is free and open to the public. The exhibit can be viewed in Sleeth Gallery, located on the first floor of McCuskey Hall at the intersection of East Main Street and College Avenue, from Monday through Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. or by appointment. For more information about the exhibit, call 304-473-8433.