CECA Visiting Artist Speaker Series
Throughout the history of the Department of Art + Design, we have been committed to bringing top artists, designers, curators, and thinkers to Austin Peay State University and the Clarksville community. Along with the support of the Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts, all of our events within the Department of Art + Design are free and open to the public.
September 27: Amy Sherald, painter, winner of Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery, Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition. 7:30 p.m., @ UC Ballroom (Morgan Univeristy Center Ballroom)
October 23: Kaye Vassey, former animator at Dreamworks, current lead technical animator on Fortnite, at Epic Games and creator of comic strips Legend of Bill and the Gnome Syndicate. 6 p.m. @ AD120
November 14: Sharon Louden, Installation artist, educator, advocate for artists and editor of the Living and Sustaining a Creative Life series of books, 6 p.m. @ AD120
January 28: Leonardo Drew, sculptor/installation artist and featured artist in PBS' Art21 series. 6 p.m. @ AD120
January 30: Tim Doud / Zoë Charlton, co-founders of | 'sindikit |, a space for facilitating creative engagements. Tim: painter/drawer of constructed identities; Zoë: painter/drawer exploring the ironies of contemporary social and cultural stereotypes. Both are professors at American University in D.C. 6 p.m. @ AD120
February 21: Gail Anderson, designer, writer and educator. Creative director at the Visual Arts Press at the School for the Visual Arts. AIGA Medal recipient and 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award recipient from the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonion. 6 p.m. @ AD120
March 18: Carl Pope, Jr., is an American artist, working in the mediums of photography, video, installation and most recently letterpress. His work tackles the issues of race, truth, fiction, perception, and bias in contemporary American media. In conjunction with his curated exhibition, Nashville Visionaries, currently on display at Tennessee State University. 6 p.m. @ AD120 *NEW EVENT!!!
*date subject to change
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Below is just a selection of nationally and internationally renowned artists that the Department of Art + Design has hosted at APSU.