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Visiting Artist Lectures

The following events are a part of the Kansas State University Department of Art Visiting Artists Series 2015-2016 Season 

 

September 10, 2015 Jennifer Parker Lecture

MANHATTAN —Kansas State University Department of Art will present the talk "OpenLab: Collaborations of Art + Science in Education" by nationally recognized artist Jennifer Parker, September 10, 6:00 pm in room 114 Willard Hall, Kansas State University campus. Admission is free and open to the public.

Jennifer Parker is an Associate Professor in the Department of Art, University of California, Santa Cruz. As founding Director of UCSC OpenLab Art + Science Research Center, Parker is actively engaged in art/sci projects from concept, design through completion in a variety of media and contexts. Parker's work has been presented nationally and internationally. She is the recipient of several grants, awards, and fellowships. Parker is Associate Professor and Chair of the Art Department at the UC Santa Cruz and faculty for the Digital Arts & New Media (DANM) program and runs the Mechatronics collaborative research group combining art, design, science and technology.

Artist website: http://art.ucsc.edu/faculty/jennifer-parker

Part of the LASER (Leonardo Art Science Evening Rendezvous) speaker series
http://dxmedialab.org/laser


This lecture is presented and funded by KSU SGA Fine Arts Fee.

UCSC OpenLab, Oceanic Scales, 2015 by visiting artist Jennifer Parker      UCSC OpenLab, Oceanic Scales, 2015 by visiting artist Jennifer Parker 

UCSC OpenLab, Oceanic Scales, 2015

 


 

July 28 & 29, 2015 Marna Brauner Lecture and Workshop

MANHATTAN —Kansas State University Department of Art will present the talk "Marna Brauner: Curiosities (Weird)" by internationally recognized artist Marna Brauner, Wednesday, July 29 at 1:00 pm in room 220 Willard Hall, Kansas State University campus. She will also give the workshop "Stamping, Printing, Painting: Direct Application on Fabric" from 1:00-4:00 pm on Tuesday, July 28 in 220 Willard. Admission is free and open to the public.

Marna Brauner is Professor Emeritus of Art and Design (1989-2014) at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, specializing in surface design. Prior teaching included the University of Kansas and a visiting appointment at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She received her MFA in textiles, with distinction, from California College of Arts and Crafts, 1977 and her BFA in Visual Art from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, 1974. She exhibits her work nationally and internationally in both solo and group shows, most recently at the Silk Museum, Hangzhou, China, Gyodong Art Centre, Jeonju, South Korea, the Hong Kong Design Institute and the Kaohsiung (Taiwan) Museum of Fine Arts. Brauner has received grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Wisconsin Arts Board and the Milwaukee Artists Foundation. Her work was featured in the books, The Surface Designer's Art and Celebrating the Stitch: Contemporary Embroidery of North America, as well as Fiberarts Magazine, and The Surface Design Journal.

This lecture is presented and funded by KSU SGA Fine Arts Fee.

Work by visiting artist Marna Brauner



 

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