Lecture Series Brings Artists to Mason

Posted: September 21, 2011 at 1:04 am, Last Updated: September 20, 2011 at 8:08 pm

By Erin Cushing

The School of Art’s lecture series, Visual Voices, continues this academic year with eight nationally recognized artists and designers speaking about their individual work and discussing the art and design world.

Aside from showcasing contemporary art, Visual Voices allows students to interact with these professionals through daytime seminars and studio visits.

The lectures are free and open to the public and take place in Harris Theater on Thursdays from 7:30 to 9 p.m.

The rest of the Fall 2011/Spring 2012 schedule is as follows:

  • Sept. 29: Deborah Bright, Rhode Island School of Design ― Destruction Layer: Palestine in Israel
  • Oct. 13: Robert Gleason, History Channel ― End of Days: Is It Closer Than You Think?
  • Nov. 17: Wendy Ross, Sculptor ― Vital Order: A Conversation
  • Feb. 2, 2012: Tom Sherman, Syracuse University ― Messages that Stick
  • Feb. 16, 2012: Joel Snyder, University of Chicago ― The Visual Made Verbal
  • April 12, 2012: Sangram Majumdar, painter ― Recent Works
  • April 26, 2012: Monica Amor, Maryland Institute College of Art ― Gego Weaving the Space in Between

To learn more about the Visual Voices series, see the School of Art’s website here or call 703-993-8898.

The Visual Voices Lecture Series is sponsored by the School of Art, the Department of History and Art History, Friends of Art/Navigation Press, New Century College, University Life, the College of Education and Human Development, AVT 301 Visual Voices Colloquium and the History Channel.

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