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UW-Eau Claire Hosts
Artist in Residence
MAILED: Oct. 29, 1999|
Artist and scholar Curlee Raven Horton will spend two weeks as an artist in residence with the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire's art department.
During his stay Horton will lead art students through a series of printmaking workshops. He also will present three lectures in Room 101 of the Haas Fine Arts Center:
The public is invited to attend the free lectures.
Horton will be the guest speaker at a Brown Bag Lunch at noon Nov. 9 in the Ojibwa Room, Davies Center. His topic will be "Visions in Black: A Personal Narrative." Attendees may take their own lunches to eat during his presentation.
Horton has taught printmaking and African American art history for the past eight years at Lafayette College in Easton, Pa., where he also directs the Experimental Printmaking Institute. He has studied extensively the artistic traditions of Africa, the Caribbean and Mexico. His research especially focuses on the presence of African artistic traditions in diverse locations and the cultural impact of the African Diaspora. Horton, who also is a prolific writer and lecturer, has been a guest curator for numerous exhibits related to the Diaspora and contemporary African American art.
For more information, contact art department chair Steve Katrosits, (715) 836-3277.
- "Art of the Harlem Renaissance," 9 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 10.
- "African American Artists of the Works Progress Administration," 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 11.
- "Contemporary African American Art," 4 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 16.
Janice B. Wisner
UW-Eau Claire News Bureau
Updated: Oct. 29, 1999