Presenter: Sam Van Aken of Syracuse University
Tuesday, November 28th
6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Join us to learn about the work of artist Sam Van Aken, specifically his Tree of Forty Fruits project, which has gained worldwide acclaim. Using the age old technique of grafting, Van Aken has created some very unique fruit trees that bear upwards of forty different types of stone fruits.
Sam Van Aken is a contemporary artist who crosses artistic genres and disciplines to develop new perspectives on such themes as communication, botany, agriculture, climatology, and the ever-increasing impact of technology. He is an Associate Professor and Graduate Program Coordinator for the School of Art at Syracuse University. Van Aken’s work is represented by Ronald Feldman Fine Arts.