- Artist Talk -

Mike Calway-Fagen's talk titled, A Searched-Based Practice, will cover Calway-Fagen’s artwork including; sculpture, performance, collage, and video; as well as his curatorial and writing practices. The talk will contextualize Calway-Fagen’s work in relationship to a number of sources including, Nina Conti's ventriloquism, Ben Hur, Joseph Kosuth, and fruit mis-identification.

Mike Calway-Fagen is based in Bloomington, Indiana where he is Visiting Professor at Indiana University. He received his BFA from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville and an MFA from the University of California in San Diego. Mike has upcoming shows at the Soo Visual Arts Center in Minneapolis, Dimensions Variable in Miami, and has participated in group exhibitions at the Institute of Contemporary Art in Philadelphia, LAXArt in Los Angeles, and NurtureArt in Brooklyn. Mike has attended Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, The Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, The Fine Arts Work Center, and Sculpture Space in Utica, NY. His upcoming curatorial projects, State Park and Sounds Like, open in San Diego and Indianapolis later this year.

Monday, 2 March 2015 // 7PM
University of San Diego / Department of Art, Architecture and Art History, Camino Hall 31

5998 Alcala Park, San Diego, California 92110
art [at] sandiego [dot] edu


Mike Calway-Fagen is an UC San Diego Department of Visual Arts MFA Alumnus. For more about his work, please visit:

Images are courtesy of the Artist.