September 23 - November 11, 2020
A fall speaker series from the University of Houston-Downtown O’Kane Gallery. More information for registering for these via Zoom is upcoming here.
“September 23, 5:00-6:00 PM
Lydia Bodnar-Balahutrak is a Houston based artist whose family immigrated from Ukraine after WWII. Her predominantly 2-dimensional works, both large and small, reflect on the complex socio-political nature of nations with special emphasis on her Ukrainian ancestral home and the effects of its history as a Soviet occupied country.
October 21, 5:00-6:00 PM
Michael Menchaca is a San Antonia based artist who embraces contemporary cultural styles and technologies blended with images and mythologies of Meso-America and the continuing interactions and challenges of different cultures in the Americas. Known for his bold and graphic prints, the artist has created immersive installations that include his graphic images with digital animation.
November 11, 5:00-6:00 PM
Alison Weaver is the Suzanne Deal Booth Executive Director of the Moody Center for the Arts at Rice University. The Moody Center for the Arts serves as an experimental platform for creating and presenting works in all disciplines, a flexible teaching space to encourage new modes of learning, and a forum for creative partnerships with visiting national and international artists. In addition to the Moody, Weaver oversees Rice Public Art. The discussion will focus on James Turrell’s Twilight Epiphany Skyspace, a permanent installation on the Rice University campus.
Look for upcoming information about how to join these Zoom conversations on our website and in future email announcements.”
Artist talk: September 23, 2020 | 5–6 pm
Artist talk: October 21, 2020 | 5–6 pm
Artist talk: November 11, 2020 | 5–6 pm
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