Category Archives: 2013-2014

CA Conrad: Wednesday, May 28th 11:30-1:00 pm in Lecture Hall 1

  CAConrad is the author of seven books including ECODEVIANCE: (Soma)tics for the Future Wilderness (Wave Books, 2014), A BEAUTIFUL MARSUPIAL AFTERNOON (WAVE Books, 2012) and The Book of Frank (WAVE Books, 2010).  A 2014 Lannan Fellow, a 2013 MacDowell Fellow, and a 2011 Pew … Continue reading

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Tisa Bryant: Wednesday, May 21st 11:30-1:00 pm in Lecture Hall 1

Tisa Bryant is the author of Unexplained Presence, a collection of fiction-essays focused on myth-making and black presences in film, literature and visual art. Archival research, montage and collage and various forms of retelling and reenactment feature prominently in both her … Continue reading

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Aisha Harrison: Wednesday, May 7 11:30-1pm in Lecture Hall 1

  Aisha Harrison is interested in the experience of power and privilege derived from an individual’s race, and class, and gender identities.  She works with brown bare clay and salt to create figures that get at the emotional impacts of … Continue reading

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Alain LeTourneau: Wednesday, April 23 11:00-1:00 pm in Lecture Hall 1 Alain LeTourneau is a Portland, Oregon based artist. He utilizes 16mm film, video and still photography to explore the social and personal histories embedded in landscapes, and to consider how … Continue reading

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Carl Smool: Wednesday, April 9 11:30-1:00 pm in Lecture Hall 1

Carl Smool is a Northwest native who spent the first 30 years of his career working in Seattle, often in the margins and in-between spaces of the art world.  Arriving in Belltown in the late ’70s, he was motivated to … Continue reading

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Leo Berk: Wednesday, February 26 11:30-1:00 pm in Lecture Hall 1

Born in 1973, Berk received a B.F.A. from the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, in 1997, and an M.F.A. from the University of Washington, Seattle, in 1999.  His work has been shown in solo exhibitions at Lawrimore Project, the Lee Center, … Continue reading

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Juliana Spahr & David Buuck: Wednesday, February 19 11:30-1:00 in Lecture Hall 1

Juliana Spahr is a poet, critic, and editor. She is the recipient of the 2009 Hardison Poetry Prize awarded by the Folger Shakespeare Library to honor a U.S. poet whose art and teaching demonstrate great imagination and daring. Spahr received … Continue reading

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Stephen Hayes: Wednesday, February 12 11:30-1:00 pm in Lecture Hall 1

Stephen Hayes was born and raised in Washington D.C. where his earliest memory of an interest in art is of a drawing he made with silver crayons of John Glenn and his “Rocket Ship” in 1960 something. He was about … Continue reading

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Autumn Womack: Wednesday, February 5 11:30-1:00 pm in Lecture Hall 1

Autumn Womack received her PhD from Columbia University where her research focused on 19th and early twentieth century African American literary culture. At Columbia she developed a rich interest in archival practices, visual studies, black print culture, and social science. … Continue reading

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Paula Rebsom: Wednesday, January 29 11:30 -1:00 pm in Lecture Hall 1

Paula Rebsom is an inter-disciplinary artist that makes large-scale paintings posed as sculptures in the landscape often documented and presented as photographs. She received her MFA in Sculpture from the University of Oregon in 2006 and completed undergraduate work at … Continue reading

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