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Margi Reeve — Curator, Writer, Communications Director: A Video Chat in Miami Marine Stadium

Margi Reeve — Curator, Writer, Communications Director:  A Video Chat in Miami Marine Stadium

 

 

INTRODUCTION: 2:04 min.

Introduction to Margi Reeve.

 

 

Since receiving a degree in art history from Wellesley College, Margi Reeve has spent her career in the art and design fields. She directed an art gallery in Boston, managed a cooperative gallery in Provincetown, curated exhibitions at Harvard Graduate School of Design, and moved to Los Angeles in 1990 to start a publications program for SCI-Arc (Southern California Institute of Architecture). Most recently she was Communications Director for Otis College of Art and Design. Her work has been recognized with awards including Frankfurt Book Fair Gold Medal, several AIGA awards, a Webby nomination, and awards from Graphis, PRINT, and Communication Arts magazine as well as the Type Directors Club. She has acted as editorial consultant for the Getty Research Institute, editor at Art New England and contributing writer for the Boston Globe.

The videos below are organized by topic and run between 47 seconds and 3 minutes. Tap on any video. You must be connected to the Internet to view the videos.

 

EXPOSURE TO BROAD INFLUENCES: 1:38 min.

What was your first awareness of art and architecture? 

 

EDUCATION: 47 sec.

When did you start to feel passionate about art and architecture, and begin to think that you would turn your passion into a career?

 

INSIGHT & INSPIRATION: 1:26 min.

What was one of the most important things you learned in college? 

 

CRITICAL THINKING: 1:26 min.

What is the role of criticism in art and architecture?

 

OPEN MINDED: 1:33 min.

Contrast a critic that has a consistent point of view with a critic that is open to what the artist is trying to do.

 

EXPOSURE TO BROAD INFLUENCES: 2:12 min.

Which critics are your touchstones?

 

COMMUNITY AWARENESS: 3:16 min.

Contrast the art communities of Miami and Los Angeles.

 

DEVELOP A VOICE: 1:56 min.

Discuss some artists or architects who write well about their work and their fields.

 

PERSEVERANCE FURTHERS: 1:52 min.

Describe a challenging situation you encountered that had a successful outcome.

 

COLLABORATION: 2:01 min.

Talk about the importance of collaboration.

 

DEVELOPING A VOICE: 1:35 min.

Please recommend an exercise for students of criticism.