Conversation with the Curators: Katie Geha and Marie Warsh

Director of the Dodd Galleries, Katie Geha, will discuss with New York-based independent curator and writer, Marie Warsh, the exhibition and catalog they collaborated on "Rosemary Mayer: Beware of All Definitions." The exhibition, which features three of Mayer's major textile works and several drawings from the 1970s, charts a development of consistent change showing her output as continual process, engaging research and experimentation in a developing arc.

Blake Beckham lecture

BLAKE BECKHAM is a choreographer, producer, educator and movement artist in Atlanta, where she has worked for the last 15 years. She is the co-founder and director of The Lucky Penny, an award-winning nonprofit that serves as a production outlet for Beckham's choreography and a community platform to support the development of new experimental dance.

Cathy McLaurin lecture

Through her interdisciplinary practice, Cathy McLaurin develops extended relationships with personal and institutional entities in order to understand and challenge the systems that bind her to complex social issues. Interweaving fact, fictions, and personal narrative, her recent research makes connections between kinship, legacy, philanthropy, and national identity, while questioning the value of art. What value? Whose values?

Kat Cole Visiting Artist Lecture

Artist Kat Cole will visit the Dodd in March 2017 including a public lecture on Tuesday, March 21. Cole is a studio artist in Dallas who received her MFA at East Carolina University and BFA from Virginia Commonwealth University and has been a Visiting Professor in Metals/Jewelry at Western Michigan University. She was a presenter at Yuma Symposium and Craft Boston, teaches workshops nationally and has exhibited internationally, including Schmuck 2014 and 2015 in Munich, Germany.

C-U-B-E Gallery Talk by Erin Macintosh

Watercolor Splice is a collaborative project between an artist Erin McIntosh and the experimental design lab, C-U-B-E. Through the construction of watercolor collages, participants explore design through an analog process, working out visual ideas through multiple compositions with playful but considered attention to color, shape, pattern, and contrast.
Room N231, Oct 29–Nov 17, 2016
Gallery Talk
Room N231, 7–8:00 p.m., Nov 11, 2016

Yoshua Okun Lecture

Artist Yoshua Okón will speak about his multidimensional, politically engaged practice, focusing on his most recent project, MIASMA (developed with curator Edgar Alejandro Hernandez). MIASMA explores covert operations of cultural infiltration by the United States government in Mexico. He will present some of his ongoing research, including his revisiting of the documents of art critic José Gomez Sicre, director of visual arts at the Organization of American States (OAS) in Washington D.C. and his relationship with art historian Alfred Barr.


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