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Past Exhibitions and Lectures

2016 - 2017

Surroundings MFA Exhibit Summer 2016

2015 - 2016

Roger Crum, J. Bernard Schultz Endowed Lecture in Art History

Donna Legault

Dylan Collins

Janet Koplos, Cynthia Myerberg Lecture

John Pena

Jen Mussari

Jason Freeny, Deem Distinguished Lecture

Ryan Clifford

Matthew Coolidge

David Wilkins, J. Bernard Schultz Endowed Lecture in Art History


2014 - 2015

Canary Project
Joe Galbreath
Dennis Ichiyama
Jeff Rich: The Watershed Project
Tugboat Press
How and Nosm, Deem Distinguished Lecture
Adelaide Paul


2013 - 2014

Beau Cary and Cedra Wood
Carol Hummel
Joshua Dudley Greer
Jenny Odell
Andrea Polli, Deem Distinguished Lecture
(Deem 20: Twenty Years of the Deem Distinguished Artist Lecture)
Nathan Martin
Dr. Mickey Abel, J. Bernard Schultz Endowed Lecture


2012 - 2013

David Leigh
Gregory Witt
Richard Rezac
Martin Mazorra
Andrew Shea
Robert "Boomer" Moore
Zhang Youxian
Dr. Beth Mulvaney, J. Bernard Schultz Endowed Lecture 
Mel Chin, Deem Distinguished Lecture


2011 - 2012

Nyame Brown
Thaddeus Mosley
Shoji Satake
Martha Colburn
Jacob Lewis
Jordann Wod
Dr. Joni Kinsey
Amy Franceschini
Beehive Design Collective


2010 - 2011

Michael Sherwin
Nate Larson
Mark Crabtree & Betty Rivard
Bill Gilbert
Erika Osborne
Xiaoze Xie
Ayumi Horie
Gary Radke, J. Bernard Schultz Endowed Lecture
Michael Mercil, Deem Distinguished Lecture


Deem Distinguished Lecturer 
in the Arts Series

Each year the School of Art & Design invites an internationally known artist to the campus for the Deem Distinguished Lecturer in the Arts. This lecture series is made possible by the generous support of Alison and Patrick Deem.


  • 2016 - Jason Freeny
  • 2015 - How & Nosm
  • 2014 - Andrea Polli
  • 2013 - Mel Chin
  • 2012 - Amy Franceschini
  • 2011 - Michael Mercil
  • 2010 - Hasan Elahi
  • 2009 - Mark Klett
  • 2008 - James Luna
  • 2007 - Ann Hamilton
  • 2006 - Willie Cole
  • 2005 - Judy Glantzman
  • 2004 - Carmon Colangelo
  • 2003 - Diana Cooper
  • 2002 - Buzz Spector
  • 2001 - Johanna Drucker
  • 2000 - Pam Logobardi
  • 1999 - Chris Duncan & Peter Dudek
  • 1998 - Judy Linn
  • 1997 - Hachivi Edgar Heap of Birds
  • 1996 - Ann Agee
  • 1995 - Phoebe Adams

J. Bernard Schultz Endowed Lecture Series in Art History

Each year, the School of Art & Design invites an internationally known scholar in the field of art history to present the J. Bernard Schultz Endowed Lecture Series in Art History.


  • 2016 - David Wilkins
  • 2015 - Roger Crum
  • 2014 - Mickey Abel
  • 2013 - Dr. Beth Mulvaney
  • 2012 - Dr. Joni Kinsey
  • 2011 - Dr. Gary Radke
  • 2010 - Dr. Janice Simon
  • 2009 - Dr. J. Bernard Schultz