Visiting Artist Series

2018 -19 Art Department Visiting Artist Series, Public Lectures:
(Faculty sponsors listed for each VA can provide updates and or further information)

Jennifer Jacobs Technology, research into creative practices and craft across cultural boundaries (Sponsor: Thompson) 
Thursday, November 15th-Marano 133, 6-7 pm http://web.media.mit.edu/~jacobsj/         http://web.media.mit.edu/~jacobsj/ - _art
Jennifer Jacobs has her PHD from the MIT Media lab and is currently engaged in a  a post-doctoral fellowship at Stanford University. Her work combines coding and technology along with research into creative practices and craft across cultural boundaries (including , but no limited to, traveling to Africa to work with women crafters to study their creative practice).

Christian Viveros, Art critic and curator (Sponsor: Perdiguero) Wednesday, November 28th, 6pm (location TBA)
https://www.cviverosfaune.com/
Christian Viveros is a successful Chilean-American Art critic and curator, based in New York City,  who has designed numerous national and international art exhibitions. Viveros will visit the SUNY Oswego campus to present his curatorial art projects to the college community in a public lecture. He will collaborate with the Department of Art and Design by participating in group and one on one studio art critiques, 2D and 3D courses, with undergraduate and graduate students. He will also visit the Museum Studies class. Viveros' college wide lecture will inform the student body and community on his curatorial career, while discussing  professional strategies to succeed in the professional art world.

James Perrin, Painter (Sponsor: McEvoy) March 12–14, 2019 http://jameswperrin.com/
Painter James Perrin will visit the Oswego Campus to conduct give a  public artist lecture, run a workshop or group critique, participate in one on one critiques with BFA and MA students, additionally Perrin will participate in class visits to discuss professional practice as a contemporary artist.  James Perrin lives and works in Nashville, Tennessee and is represented by Tinney Contemporary in Nashville and Evan Lurie Gallery in Carmel, Indiana. His work has been featured in solo and group exhibitions throughout the U.S., as well as in Venice, Italy. His work was recently included in the Chautauqua Annual Exhibition of Contemporary Art in Chautauqua, NY.  In the Spring of 2018 he will be having a solo exhibition at Tinney Contemporary in Nashville, TN and will be included in the group exhibition at the Frist Center for the Visual Arts entitled Chaos and Awe

Basil Twist Designer, director, performer and puppeteer (Sponsor: Entner) April 25, 2019 http://www.basiltwist.com/
Basil Twist is a world recognized puppet maker and puppeteer.  He recently was awarded the MacArthur Genius Grant for his creative endeavors.  Mr. Twist will present a public lecture on his creative practice.  Additionally, he will visit Professor Entner's Puppets and Performing Objects class and interact with students.