Thomas Sayre has designed and built public art projects all over the world and has participated in design teams for civic, educational and museum buildings. Along with architect Steve Schuster, Sayre is a founding principal in the multi-disciplinary design firm Clearscapes, based in Raleigh, North Carolina. Sayre believes that art will only work when disparate opinions come together through collaboration to form a coherent vision.
Friday, April 18, 2014
PAHB Room 102
Principal Selection Committee (from UMBC unless otherwise noted): Vice President for Administration and Finance Lynne Schaefer, co-chair; Public Art Program Director Lucas Anthony Cowan (Maryland State Arts Council), co-chair; Associate Professor Helen Burgess (English); Alex Castro and Jan Goldstein (Maryland Commission on Public Art); architect Cliff Gayley (William Rawn Associates); Associate Professor Preminda Jacob (visual arts); Service Center Project Manager Mickey Miller (University of Maryland, Baltimore); Vice Provost for Enrollment Management and Planning Yvette Mozie-Ross; Professor Timothy Nohe (visual arts, CIRCA director); Associate Professor Sandy Parker (geography and environmental systems); University Architect Joseph Rexing; and Professor Phyllis Robinson (biological sciences).