#LeGOMAKE

#LeGOMAKE In October/November of 2015, Lotts vistied roughly 20 university libraries to facilitate Lego Play workshops with Library Faculty & Staff.  These workshops look at the ideas of teamwork, active learning, play, and pop-up making spaces within academic libraries.  Throughout this workshop individuals will use Lego® bricks to solve real world problems faced in academic…

RU Game?

RU Game? Wednesday, April 8 2015, from 7-10 pm Alexander Library Panel presentation on the topic of gaming from 7-8pm including Dr. Joe Sanchez, Rutgers, virtual world virtuoso, Aaron Trammell, Rutgers Doctoral Candidate, Game Historian, Fanny Ramirez, Doctoral Student in Communication, and President of Select-Start, The Rutgers Video Game Studies Group and Sam Jacobs, Vice…

Rutgers Art Library Lego Playing Station

Rutgers University Art Library Lego Playing Station August 2014– Present In August of 2014 the Art Library installed the Rutgers University Art Library Lego Playing Station. This station has been the catalyst for many events, contests, course assignments, and workshops.  These events have included a Block Party, Create your own Lego Character coloring contest, Create…

Edible Books

Edible Books SIUC Morris Library & Rutgers University Alexander Library  To read more about these Edible Book Festivals read the following article by Megan Lotts Implementing a culture of creativity Pop-up making spaces and participating events in academic libraries http://crln.acrl.org/content/76/2/72.full

Woodblock Woodstock

Southern Illinois University– Carbondale Woodblock Woodstock- April 2011 Throughout the month of April 2011 Morris Library at Southern Illinois University- Carbondale hosted a series of events titled:  Woodblock Woodstock.  This month of library programming was a collaborative and  cross disciplinary series of events that was put together to further explore the ideas of book  art…

Morris Library Rotunda Art Space

Southern Illinois University, Carbondale- Morris Library Rotunda Art Space  Megan Lotts started and curated the Morris Library Rotunda Art Space from 2009-2012 Gun show by Jered Sloan 18 Tigers by Beth Martel Backhanded Compliments by SIUC Students of Printmaking Centsation by Megan Lotts Family Photos by Greg Wendt Cowboy Christmas by HD Motyl Thinking of…

BUZZ Project

BUZZ Project StadtgARTen- Vogelfrei 10  2013- Urbanity, Mobility, Freedom August 28– September 8th, Darmstadt Germany http://2013.vogelfrei.info/ Insects are an important part of a garden and pollination but can often be seen as a pest or nuisance.  The BUZZ garden art project will consist of the artist fabricating 1000 2-dimensional take home bumble bee icons. Upon…

John F Kennedy Public Library

  January 2013- John F Kennedy Public Library For these works at the Piscataway Public Library I choose to use mixed media in a collage format.  I am interested in the ideas of re-use and up-cycling and most of the materials used in these works were found around my house.  Generally I make works that…

HANDS ON

HANDS ON is a project created by artist Megan Lotts for the Scarlet Latte Café in Alexander Library on the College Avenue campus at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey.  For this project 750 one of a kind drawings were made on java jackets and circulated via warm drinking cups from the Scarlet Latte…