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University of Houston School of Art Announces Fall Visiting Speaker Series

Guests will include Charlene Villaseñor-Black, Richard The, and Beverly Fishman.

Beverly Fishman, Untitled (High Blood Pressure, Sleepiness, Antipsychotic, Opioid Addiction (Two Doses)), (2018). Urethane paint on wood, 50” x 102” x 2”

The University of Houston School of Art is thrilled to announce a new Visiting Speaker Series featuring practitioners and thinkers at the forefront of contemporary art and design. For the series, each School of Art discipline invites a distinguished guest, culminating in a rich range of voices representing today’s most influential makers and scholars. Join us for these compelling talks; three occur this fall and three more will be announced in the spring. Lectures take place in Dudley Recital Hall in the School of Art, beginning at 6:30 pm. All events are free and open to the public.

Visiting Speakers – 

  • 9/25/19 – Charlene Villaseñor Black, Professor of Art History and Chicana/o Studies at UCLA, Annual Distinguished Lecture in Art History
  • 10/10/19 – Richard The, Designer and Assistant Professor of Art Media and Technology at Parsons School of Design
  • 10/17/19 – Beverly Fishman, Artist and Former Head of the Painting Department, Cranbrook Academy of Art

About the School of Art
The University of Houston School of Art is a collection of impressive resources – both human and material – focused intently on creating and sustaining the intellectual, emotional and physical environments necessary to support young artists, designers, theorists, critics and art historians.

Founded in 1927, UH is the most ethnically diverse research university in the nation and the leading urban teaching and research institution in Texas.

For more information, visit www.uh.edu/artevents.