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Visiting Artist Lecture: George Rodriguez

Join world-renowned artist, George Rodriguez, in this very special guest lecture. Born and raised in the border city of El Paso, TX, George Rodriguez creates decorative ceramic sculpture addressing his identity and community. Brought up by his mother and four older sisters, George quietly observed the love and hard work needed to maintain his family […]

Visiting Artist Lecture: Dawn Okoro

Join world-renowned artist, Dawn Okoro, in this very special guest lecture. Dawn Okoro is a multidisciplinary artist living in Austin, Texas. Her desire to make art sparked from her love of fashion illustration and design. Her work is influenced by punk, hip-hop, and the composition techniques used in fashion photography.

Visiting Artist Lecture: Kumi Yamashita

Join us in welcoming world-renowned artist, Kumi Yamashita, to our Visiting Artist Lecture series. Kumi Yamashita was born in Takasaki, Japan. She received her Master of Fine Arts Degree from Glasgow School of Art and her Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree from Cornish College of the Arts in Seattle, Washington. Learn more about Kumi Yamashita […]

Visiting Artist Lecture: CHARI

Join us in welcoming Emmy Nominated composer, performer, and intermedia artist, CHARI to our Visiting Artist Lecture. From CHARI’s website, “Using an evolving mixture of traditional and experimental techniques, Chari is dynamically exploring and illustrating various counterpoints between the human experience and society. Chari’s recent works have posed questions about empathy, conflict, landscapes and cultural […]

Visiting Artist Lecture – Daniel Giles, Neddy National Juror

Join us in welcoming artist and educator, Daniel Giles to our Visiting Artist Lecture series. From their website, “Daniel Giles is an artist and educator based in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. His artistic practice explores modes of representation, in particular how identity becomes embedded within visual and material cultures, and often creates connections with historical figures, […]