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Visual Artist Series

The Visual Artist Series is collaboratively organized and hosted by faculty and students. Funded by the Student Association through the Campus Arts Council, the series typically brings 7 to 9 artists to our campus every year. These artists give public lectures, workshops, demos and critiques. Artists from all media are represented in the series. They come from all over the U.S. and Canada and, from time-to-time, other countries.  Because of the precautions necessary to stay safe during the COVID-19 pandemic, this semester's visits will involve a remote lecture only.

Fall 2020

Amanda Browder, September 8, 2020

An Amanda Browder installation of a building covered in fabric shapesAmanda Browder, installation artist, will be the first presenter of the Fall 2020 semester. Browder lives and works in Brooklyn, N.Y. producing large-scale fabric installations for building exteriors and other public sites. For more information, visit Amanda Browder's website.

Ms. Browder presented via Zoom on September 8.  To watch the recording of this presentation, use this link: Amanda Browder Presentation 9/8/20


John Brickels, October 8, 2020

Joh Brickels's wall sculpture of an amusement park

John Brickels, ceramic artist, will be the second presenter of the Fall 2020 semester. Mr. Brickels will give a Zoom presentation on Thursday, October 8 at 7:30 p.m. 

Brickels’ ceramic art ranges from architecturally themed sculptures, machines, life-size robots and vintage pedal car bodies retrofitted with ceramic mechanicals. His work is created from slab and extruded stoneware clay. For more information, visit John Brickel's website.


Barry Blitt, November 12, 2020

Barry Blitt's cartoon of George WashingtonBarry Blitt, cartoonist/illustrator, will be the third and final presenter of the Fall 2020 semester. Mr. Blitt will give a Zoom presentation on Thursday, November 12 at 7:30 p.m.

Blitt is a cartoonist and illustrator, best known for his New Yorker covers and as a regular contributor to the op-ed page of The New York Times. For more information, visit Barry Blitt's website.



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