Visual Voices, a professional lecture series sponsored by the School of Art, invites eight nationally recognized visiting artists and designers to speak about their work and the world of art and design. In addition to providing a look inside the studios of these top professionals, the series offers students the opportunity to interact with them during daytime seminars and studio visits.
The lectures are open to the public and take place in Harris Theater on select Thursday evenings from 7:30 to 9 p.m. For more information, please contact, Harold Linton.
Past Speakers have included: Anne Harris, Dean Kessmann, Kevin Wyllie, Alyce Myatt, Barry Nemett, R.G. Brown, Karen Kunc, Lynell Burmark, Lucy Lippard, Krzysztof Wodiczko, Steve Heller, Rusty Smith, W.C. Richardson, William Dunlap, Lori Nix, Robert Whitman, Steve Kurtz, James Elkins, Ellen Lupton, Pyllis Rosenzweig, Terry Barret, Kuiyi Shen, Renee Stout, Sam Gilliam, John Moore, Bill Christenberry, Carrie and Kevin Burke.
Visual Voices Professional Lecture Series [2018-2019]
Fall Semester: 2018
August 30, 2018 – Sheldon Scott – “Bodies of Work”
September 13, 2018 – Annette Polan – “The Transformative Power of Art”
September 27, 2018 – Steve Carpenter – “Double Taking and Trouble Making: Reflection, Disruption, and Socially Engaged Art Education”
October 18, 2018 – Joan Giordano – “One Women’s Life in Art in New York”
Spring Semester: 2019
January 24, 2019 – Margaret Boozer – Strother “Keep a Shovel in your Truck”
February 21, 2019 – Jeremy Boyle – Rev/Fwd
February 28, 2019 – Montri Nuchnang – “Magnificent”
March 7, 2019 – Dorothy Moss – “Active Presence at the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery:
Reverberations of the Obama Portraits”