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Garofalo Fellowship Exhibition Opening

One and Three

The UIC School of Architecture invites you to celebrate the opening of the 2015–2016 Douglas A. Garofalo Fellowship exhibition by Sarah Blankenbaker.

Friday, April 1, 5:30–7pm
Opening Reception
UIC School of Architecture
845 West Harrison Street

Please RSVP here.

Monday, April 4, 6pm
Public Lecture
Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts
4 West Burton Place

One and Three presents sets of three versions of the same thing—a photograph, a façade, and a window—as an exploration of the translation of images into architecture and vice versa.

About Sarah Blankenbaker

Sarah Blankenbaker is a Clinical Assistant Professor and the 2015–2016 Douglas A. Garofalo Fellow at the UIC School of Architecture. She first moved to Chicago as an undergraduate, earning a BA in mathematics and visual art from the University of Chicago. While photographing buildings and spaces across the city, she was drawn to the architecture she encountered and subsequently departed for Los Angeles to study at the Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc).  There, her master’s thesis, Superposition, was named Best Graduate Thesis.

Sarah has worked for Terreform in New York and Zago Architecture in Los Angeles. While at Zago Architecture, she was part of a team that participated in Foreclosed: Rehousing the American Dream at MoMA in New York. In 2011, she returned to Chicago to join the faculty at the UIC School of Architecture, where she has been teaching design studios, technology seminars, and YArch, a summer program for people who, like herself, discover architecture while pursuing other interests. Sarah’s work has been exhibited in Chicago and Los Angeles and published in Log, Future Anterior, and Time + Architecture.

About the Douglas A. Garofalo Fellowship

Named in honor of architect and educator Doug Garofalo (1958–2011), the Douglas A. Garofalo Fellowship is a nine-month teaching fellowship that provides emerging designers the opportunity to teach studio and seminar courses in the undergraduate and graduate programs and conduct independent design research. The fellowship also includes a public lecture at the Graham Foundation and an exhibition at the UIC School of Architecture in the spring.

The Douglas A. Garofalo Fellowship is made possible through the generous support of individual and corporate donations, as well as a grant from the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts.

For more information on how to donate to the Douglas A. Garofalo fund please visit here.