Visual Arts Series

Visual Arts Lecture Series

Visiting and resident artists discuss their work, process and inspiration.

Events

  • Tuesday, June 27, 2017 | 07:00pm

    Denise Bibro and Don Kimes, VACI Lecture Series

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    Denise Bibro and Don Kimes will discuss the contributions of several Latino visual artists to contemporary American culture and discuss the Homage to Mango Street exhibition curated by Kimes, opening June 28th and on view in the Gallo Family Galleries of the Strohl Art Center through week 8.



    Location: Hultquist Center
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  • Friday, June 30, 2017 | 07:00pm

    Gideon Bok, VACI Lecture Series

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    John Reed of TimeOut New York writes that perceptual painter Gideon Bok “avoids the prevalent New York artist pitfalls—the wearisome paranoia and fashion-show cool. With an affable resolve, Bok has set off for elsewhere.”



    Location: Hultquist Center
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  • Tuesday, July 04, 2017 | 07:00pm

    Bonnie Collura, VACI Lecture Series

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    Jennifer Berman, of Bomb Magazine, writes that Collura “seems equally excited to not merely throw new spins on old iconography, but to weave at the very least three mythic narratives, and in doing so create an aggregate myth of female transformation.”



    Location: Hultquist Center
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  • Friday, July 07, 2017 | 07:00pm

    Shoji Satake, VACI Lecture Series

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    “Shoji Satake, Japanese-born and Alaskan-raised, creates visual metaphors that integrate crafted, Japanesque emblems of idealized nature with rough-hewn references to the beauty of America’s raw frontier landscapes.” Ceramics Monthly



    Location: Hultquist Center
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  • Tuesday, July 11, 2017 | 07:00pm

    Sangram Majumdar, VACI Lecture Series

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    “In a media-riddled world where images rapidly circulate, moving from momentary commodity (‘gone viral’) to forgotten waste, Sangram Majumdar is interested in ‘what stays’ ” writes poet/critic John Yau in Hyperallergic



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  • Friday, July 14, 2017 | 07:00pm

    Elena Sisto, VACI Lecture Series

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    Artist/critic/curator Robert Storr writes “Sisto’s new work is that of a serious, experienced artist having fun in her element and at her ease.”



    Location: Hultquist Center
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  • Tuesday, July 18, 2017 | 07:00pm

    Glenn Goldberg, VACI Lecture Series

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    In a NY Times review critic Roberta Smith writes “Glenn Goldberg’s paintings “remind us that the personal is often implicitly multicultural. They might be pages from a medieval bestiary illuminated by a time-traveling monk who has cribbed from Indian paintings,....”



    Location: Hultquist Center
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  • Friday, July 21, 2017 | 07:00pm

    Raheleh Filsoofi, VACI Lecture Series

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    Raheleh Filsoofi divides her time between Iran and Texas. She utilizes ancient and contemporary art media – ceramics, poetry, ambient sound and video – to make fundamental statements about perception and memory through a holistic sensory experience.



    Location: Hultquist Center
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  • Tuesday, July 25, 2017 | 07:00pm

    Ying Li, VACI Lecture Series

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    Separated from her family and placed in an internment camp during China’s Cultural Revolution, Li emigrated to the United States in 1983 and her work underwent a major transformation.



    Location: Hultquist Center
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  • Wednesday, July 26, 2017 | 07:00pm

    Sharon Louden, VACI Lecture Series

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    Leslie Fry writes “Sharon is not only full of strategies and insights for artists — she is also full of passion and energy. We feel her sincere caring… Sharon is well-known for her books, teaching, interviews, and dedication to clearing the paths for artists...



    Location: Hultquist Center
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  • Friday, July 28, 2017 | 07:00pm

    Robin Hill, VACI Lecture Series

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    Robin Hill makes work that is based within the intersections between drawing, photography, and sculpture. Using a language rooted in geometric abstraction, Hill’s forms involve calculated yet loose overlapping lines.



    Location: Hultquist Center
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  • Tuesday, August 01, 2017 | 07:00pm

    Jennifer Samet, VACI Lecture Series

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    I think that the ‘voice of the artist’ is becoming lost in art history” said Jennifer Samet, a New York-based art historian, curator, and writer. She has lectured at universities across the country on the subject of “The Role of Empathy in Art” and “Slow Art.”



    Location: Hultquist Center
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  • Friday, August 04, 2017 | 07:00pm

    Kyle Houser, VACI Lecture Series

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    Kyle Houser’s ceramic work has been exhibited in galleries, museums and festivals throughout the United States. He has participated in residencies focusing on community-based ceramic studios as well as those focusing on his own personal work.



    Location: Hultquist Center
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  • Tuesday, August 08, 2017 | 07:00pm

    Lee Tribe, VACI Lecture Series

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    Cassandra Neyenesch writes in The Brooklyn Rail that ”Tribe uses constructed steel to make sculptures that have a feeling of totemic obsession and pre-industrial roughness…"



    Location: Hultquist Center
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