Lecture Series

Keetra Dean Dixon Visiting Artist Lecture

Keetra Dean Dixon is a designer and artist who thinks beyond medium in developing her experiential pieces that often explore the fallibility of communication and social connections. Her work has been described as “both craft and technology....and as impersonal code colliding with human touch”. Dixon has worked as an experiential design director in New York and has also had an independent studio practice in rural Alaska that focused on sculpture, lettering and product design.

Chris Sickels Illustrator/Animator Lecture

Artist, illustrator, animator and author Chris Sickels comes to the Dodd as the Jack Davis Visiting Artist/Designer lecturer for fall 2016. Sickels creates 3D illustration and stop-motion animation through his award-winning Red Nose Studio in Greenfield, Indiana. His images come to life with textures, light and elbow grease, and have been recognized by American Illustration, Communication Arts, and HOW.

AGAS Lecturer: Dr. David Young Kim

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Dr. Kim is an Assistant Professor in the History Department at the University of Pennsylvania, teaching Southern Renaissance art. His books include The Traveling Artist in the Italian Renaissance: Geography, Mobility, and Style (2014), which looks out the relationship between travel and the artistic process. He received his MA and PhD from Harvard. 

AGAS Lecturer: Dr. Cynthia Hahn

Cynthia-Hahn_0.jpgDr. Hahn is a professor of medieval art at Hunger College at the City University of New York.  Her books, to name a couple, include Portrayed on the Heart: Narrative Effect in Pictorial Lives of the Saints from the Tenth through Thirteenth Century and Strange Beauty: Origins and Issues in the Making of Medieval Reliquaries, 400-circa 1204.   She received her PhD from Johns Hopkins University and her MA from the University of Chicago.


Dodd Dialogues With Richard Scott

Dodd Dialogues is a speaker series that is being launched to help current students explore their academic pathways and career options leading up to and following graduation. By connecting students early on with alumni in their careers, students are better able to picture and establish their own personal goals, forging ahead in their own career paths.


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