Nationally Known Artists Will Bring Their ‘Visual Voices’ to Mason

Posted: August 14, 2006 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Visual Voices, a new lecture series sponsored by the Department of Art and Visual Technology, commences this fall and runs through the academic year with a full schedule of eight nationally recognized visiting artists and designers who will 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 will offer the opportunity for Mason students to interact with them during daytime seminars and studio visits.

Sept. 7

Terry Barrett, Art Criticism, “Interpreting Art”

Sept. 21

Kuiyi Shen, Art History, “Institutional Critique and After: Some Issues in the Art of 21st-Century China”

Oct. 26

Renee Stout, Printmaking (Fine Arts Gallery), “Fragments of a Secret Life”

Nov. 16

Sam Gilliam, Painting, “Two Walls and Carousels”

Feb. 8

John Moore, Gutman Professor of Fine Arts, University of Pennsylvania, “Here and There”

March 8

Bill Christenberry, Mixed Media, “Southern Views”

March 22

Panel on “Art in Public Spaces”

April 12

Carrie and Kevin Burke, Architecture and Industrial Design, “Ecological Design: Theory and Practice”

The lectures are free and open to the public and take place in Harris Theater on Thursday evenings from 7:30 to 9 p.m. For more information, call 703-993-8898.

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