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Spring 2015 Visiting Artists & Scholars and Symposia

Kevin Haas, Juror for Beyond Printmaking 4
                 January 22 & 23, 2015 (venue & time TBA)

2015 Texas Sculpture Symposium
                 January 30, 31, & February 1, 2015
                 Texas Tech Campus at Lubbock
                 Judy Pfaff – Keynote Speaker
                 Ken Little – Keynote Speaker
                 Texas Atomic Iron Commission
                 Adela Andea, Installation Artist, Houston, TX
                 Joe Meiser, Kinetic Art Installation

Carla Manfredi, Department of English, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
                 Tuesday, February 17th at 6:30 PM in Art B-01
                 "Shooting Sharks: Picturing American Women in the Pacific"
                 This lecture sheds light on the Pacific photography and travel diaries of Fanny Stevenson and Charmian London.                         Repeatedly overshadowed by their famous husbands, Robert Louis Stevenson and Jack London, the works of                            these two women reveal the intersections between gender, race, and colonialism in the late-nineteenth century                            Pacific.

Charissa N. Terranova, PhD, Associate Professor of Aesthetic Studies, UT, Dallas
                 Wednesday, March 11, 2014 at 6:00 PM in Art B-01

Art After Drought: The Politics of Representation in the Time of Climate Change
                 Thursday, April 2, 2015, 4:00-5:30 PM, English Lecture Hall 001
                 Interdisciplinary Panel Discussion presented in collaboration with Department of English
                 Will Wilson, Diné photographic artist
                 Jaune Quick-To-See Smith, Salish and Kootenai painter, printmaker and artist
                 Sherwin Bitsui, Diné poet and painter

Brad Vetter, letterpress artist/printmaker
                 April 1-4, 2015 (times & locations TBA)

Kristel Smentek, PhD, Associate Professor, MIT School of Architecture, Historian of 18th Century
European Visual Culture

                 April 7, 2015 at 6:30 PM in Art B-01


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Exhibitions and visiting speakers programs at the School of Art are supported by generous grants from the Helen Jones Foundation and The CH Foundation, both of Lubbock.  Additional support comes from Cultural Activities Fees administered through the College of Visual & Performing Arts.