LECTURE: REBECCA HOUZE/ Playhouse Theatre, MAC 205, Monday, February 6, 1pm – 2pm. Dr. Rebecca Houze is a Professor of Art History at Northern Illinois University. Her research explores the intersection of art, design, culture, and commerce in the 19th and 20th centuries. During her visit to COD, Dr. Houze will give a lecture about her recent work on materiality and meaning at the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago.
ARTIST LECTURE: MIKE ANDREWS/ Playhouse Theatre, MAC 205, Monday, February 20, 1pm – 2pm Mike Andrews is Assistant Professor of Fiber and Material Studies at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago as well as Director of the Oxbow school of Art in Saugatauk, Michighan. His work consist of large life size weavings, installations and performances tackling, gender, identity, craft, the digital vs. the tactile and the abstract language of painting. Mike will be speaking about his recent body of performance work.
ARTIST LECTURE: KATE ROBERTS/ CHC 1020, Wednesday, March 15, 2017, 11am-12pm. Kate Roberts graduated from Alfred University with an MFA in ceramics. She recently was appointed as a Lecturer at the University of Washington in Ceramics. Her work plays with notions of ephemerality, permanence, architecture, and adornment. She will be giving a talk about her journey as an artist and her work.
ARTIST LECTURE: AMANDA WILLIAMS/ Playhouse Theatre, MAC 205, Wednesday, April 19, 11-11:50 AM Amanda Williams is a visual artist and trained architect who works in painting, installation, and photography. She practiced architecture for many years before turning her full attention to her art. Her lecture will be on her recent body of work “Color(ed) Theory Series” which examines the relationship of color to race and space.
The McAninch Arts Center is accessible from parking to seating and accommodates Sennheiser Hearing Enhanced Devices. Persons who need special assistance should notify the Box Office at 630.942.4000 when reservations are made. For Americans With Disabilities Act accommodations, call 630.942.2141 (voice) or 630.858.9692 (TDD). Full venue accessibility details can be found here: http://www.atthemac.org/plan-your-visit/accessibility/