UA Professor Co-curates Exhibit at Alabama Contemporary

Associate Professor Pete Schulte and partner Amy Pleasant, co-curators at The Fuel and Lumber Company, opened a new exhibition Float, Fly, Transcend at The Alabama Contemporary Art Center in Mobile, Alabama, in January. The show features the work of internationally recognized artists, including David Onri Anderson, Katherine Bradford, Krista Clark, Matthew F. Fisher, Lonnie Holley, Osamu Kobayashi, Shona Macdonald, Rob Mazurek and Lee Anne Schmitt, Keiko Narahashi, and Barb Smith. Float, Fly, Transcend runs through April 18. The Fuel and Lumber Company curatorial initiative was co-founded by Schulte and Pleasant.

Pete Schulte is associate professor of drawing in the UA department of art and art history, where he has taught since 2011. His studio practice is rooted in drawing and includes the integration of sculpture, site-specific wall drawings and installations. He has been artist-in-residence at the Chinati Foundation and held a solo exhibition at the John Wesley Gallery. Schulte’s solo exhibition, at McKenzie Art in New York was listed in Hyperallergic’s year-end review of significant art shows in 2019.

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