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2011-2012 Visting Artist Lecture Series

Featuring Nyame Brown, Thaddeus Mosley, Shoji Satake, Martha Colburn, Jacob Lewis, Jordann Wood, Dr. Joni Kinsey for the J. Bernard Schultz Lecture Series, Amy Franceschini for the Deem Distinguished Lecture and the Beehive Design Collective.

Nyame O. Brown

Sept. 1, 2011 | Exhibition Sept. 1-Oct. 6, 2011, Laura Mesaros Gallery
Uses drawing and painting to explore the intertwining of African-American pop culture and the larger African diaspora. 

Thaddeus Mosley

Sept. 22, 2011 | Exhibition Sept. 1-Oct. 6, 2011, Paul Mesaros Gallery
Self-taught wood sculptor who uses found materials from his native Western Pennsylvania.

Shoji Satake

Oct. 13, 2011 | Exhibition Oct. 13-Nov. 17, 2011, Paul Mesaros Gallery
Ceramicist who explores his dual-cultural identity. Shoji is Assistant Professor and Ceramics Area Coordinator at WVU.

Martha Colburn

Oct. 26, 2011 
Filmmaker and multi-media artist, commenting on popular culture, consumerism, politics and sexuality. 

Jacob Lewis

Jan. 19, 2012
Director of Pace Prints Chelsea, a fine art print publisher and gallery in New York City. Jacob is a WVU alumnus.

Jordann Wood

Feb. 9, 2012
Ceramicist who investigates adornment through floral motifs. Selected as Emerging Artist for 2011 by NCECA.

Amy Franchesini

March 8, 2012 | Deem Distinguished Lecture
Artist and designer who uses a broad range of formats including drawing, sculpture, design, net art and public art.

Beehive Design Collective

March 22, 2012
Creates collaborative, anti-copyright images that can be used as educational and organizational tools. 

Dr. Joni Kinsey

J. Bernard Schultz Endowed Lecture in Art History