Visiting Artist Program Calendar of Events

Visiting Artist Program

All Visual Arts majors participate in the Visiting Artist Program each semester, which provides an opportunity for exposure to a variety of art and design professionals from around the country. This program features a variety of thought-provoking speakers each year, plus opportunities to attend several gallery openings each semester. The speakers provide information about the many directions, options and possibilities inherent in art and design from professionals who are working regionally, nationally and internationally. 

Printable Current VAP Schedule & Syllabus

Past VAP Speakers have included:

Christo
Installation Artist

Anthony Bannon
George Eastman House

Keith Carter
Photographer

Josh Greene
Conceptual Artist

James Gurney
Illustrator 

Jess Hamlin - Historian
PBS Series, Art: 21

Robert Hirsch
Photographer, Author, Critic

Nina Hole
Sculptor

Keith Howard
Printmaker 

Eduardo Kac
Interactive Artist

Chaz Maviyane-Davies
Designer

Julian Montague
Designer

Arnold Newman
Photographer

Faith Ringgold
Painter

Tim Rollins + K.O.S.
Painters

Rocky Schenck
Photographer

Wendy Tilby and Amanda Forbis
Animators

Image of Chagoya's piece "Somewhere Yesterday (Here and Now)"
Enrique Chagoya, Somewhere Yesterday (Here and Now)


Spring 2018

JANUARY

January 25, McEwen 209, 8:30-10 pm
Lecture by Enrique Chagoya, Stanford University, painter and printmaker

January 26, Cathy & Jesse Marion Art Gallery, 7–9 pm
Exhibition Reception, Enrique Chagoya: Aliens Sans Frontières

MARCH

March 1, McEwen 209, 8:30-10 pm
Lecture by Aimee Lee, papermaker

March 2, Cathy & Jesse Marion Art Gallery, 7–9 pm
Exhibition Reception, Knowing Paper: Five Contemporary Artists Using Paper as Their Expressive Medium

March 22, McEwen 209, 8:30-10 pm
Lecture by Christopher Robbins, SUNY Purchase, social sculptor

APRIL

April 5, McEwen 209, 8:30-10 pm
Lecture by Mitch Goldstein, Rochester Institute of Technology, graphic designer

April 13, Cathy & Jesse Marion Art Gallery, 7–9 pm
Exhibition Reception, Senior Show I

April 27, Cathy & Jesse Marion Art Gallery, 7–9 pm
Exhibition Reception, Senior Show II

MAY

May 10, McEwen 209, 8:30-10 pm
VANM Student Awards Ceremony 


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