Washington and Lee University and the Staniar Gallery present: SAMUEL BLANCHARD: "Futile State"

January 09, 2023 - February 08, 2023

9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Lenfest Center/Staniar Gallery
100 Glasgow St
Lexington, VA 24450


SAMUEL BLANCHARD: "Futile State" Artist Exhibition: January 9-February 8, 2023 Staniar Gallery/Lenfest Center. Hours: Mon-Fri. 9-5 Artist's Talk: Tuesday, January 24, 2023 5:30pm Wilson Concert Hall Sam Blanchard uses computer-based fabrication and presentation methods to create works that interrogate the human experience in the age of technology. Previous projects include kinetic sculptures, interactive environments and video installations. Blanchard is currently Associate Professor of Studio Art in the School of Visual Arts at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia. He has an active international exhibition record with solo exhibitions at such venues as the Las Vegas Contemporary Art Center, The Delaware Contemporary and The New Galley (Calgary, Ontario). His collaborative work in the fields of computer science and engineering have been presented at such venues as South-by-Southwest, World Maker Faire and the Smithsonian Museum of American History. He received his BA from Ohio University and MFA with honors from the Rhode Island School of Design.

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