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Until further notice the Visiting Artist Lecture Series will be presented virtually. 
Registration is required. To attend, please pre-register using the links below.

Dr. Judy Mann

J. Bernard Schultz Distinguished Lecture in Art History
Thursday, August 27
5:00 p.m. EST,  Remote Lecture 

Register for the Dr. Judy Mann lecture

Judith Mann is currently the curator of European Art to 1800 at the Saint Louis Art Museum. She also specializes in sixteenth and seventeenth-century Italian Art, Artemisia Gentileschi, Women Artists of the Baroque era, Caravaggio and the Caravaggisti and Federico Barocci. 

Dr. Rebecca Senf

Making a Photographer: The Early Work of Ansel Adams
Thursday, September 24
5:00 p.m. EST,  Remote Lecture

Register for the Dr. Rebecca Senf lecture

Dr. Rebecca Senf is Chief Curator at the Center for Creative Photography (CCP) at the University of Arizona, in Tucson. Her B.A. in Art History is from the University of Arizona; her M.A. and Ph.D. were awarded by Boston University. In 2012, her book Reconstructing the View: The Grand Canyon Photographs of Mark Klett and Byron Wolfe was released by University of California Press; in 2017, her book To Be Thirteen, showcasing the work of Betsy Schneider, was published by Radius Press and Phoenix Art Museum. Senf is an Ansel Adams scholar and author of a book on the photographer’s early years, called Making a Photographer, co-published by the CCP and Yale University Press in 2020.   


Co-presented by the Art Museum and the WVU School of Art & Design. 

Kim Beck

Thursday, October 1
5:00 p.m. EST,  Remote Lecture

Register for the Kim Beck lecture

Kim Beck has created Grand Opening events at the Grand Canyon and organized skywriting events in places from New York to Missouri. Moving fluidly between media, her work has been shown on billboards along I70 & in auto repair lots, in botanical gardens, on rooftops along the High Line, NYC, as well as at the Walker Art Center, Carnegie Museum of Art, Smack Mellon, Socrates Sculpture Park, Warhol Museum, OK Center for Contemporary Art (Linz), Indianapolis Museum of Art, Art Omi, Yale School of Architecture and Hallwalls Center for Contemporary Art. She has been held artist residencies at the MacDowell Colony, Yaddo, Sharpe-Walentas Studio Program, Art Omi, Bemis Center, International Studio and Curatorial Program, Montalvo Art Center and has received awards from ARS Electronica & Printed Matter. She grew up in Colorado and now lives in Pittsburgh where she teaches in the School of Art at Carnegie Mellon.