Lamar University art history assistant professor, Stephanie Chadwick, will give a talk on Gulf Coast Lore & Lure: Selections from the Permanent Collection at the Art Museum of Southeast Texas’s summer Taste of the Arts Lecture Series, Friday, August 30 at 12:30 p.m. The talk is free and open to the public. A buffet-style lunch for $14.02 (includes tax) per person will be served following the lecture. All are welcome to join us as we continue the conversation in the AMSET library.
Chadwick is an assistant professor of art history with the art department at Lamar University in Beaumont, Texas, where she teaches classes in Art Appreciation, Modern and Contemporary Art, the History of Photography, and Global Perspectives. Her research interests include modern European art and theory; relationships between art, literature, and colonialism; and art as multicultural exchange. She served as a teaching assistant and earned her PhD at Rice University in 2015 with the dissertation Disorienting Forms: Jean Dubuffet, Portraiture, Ethnography. Her research has been supported by a number of significant grants and has resulted in publications and presentations on Jean Dubuffet and other modern and contemporary artists. She is writing a book titled Jean Dubuffet, Bricoleur: Portraits, Pastiche, Performativity, contributes essays to the educational art history website Smarthistory, and has served on the Board of Directors at the Art Studio and the Acquisitions Committee of the Art Museum of Southeast Texas.
Gulf Coast Lore & Lure: Selections from the Permanent Collection will be on view until September 1, 2019 in the main galleries. Works in this exhibition relate to the rich wonders of the Gulf Coast, whether through imagery or storytelling. Modern and contemporary works by artists such as John Alexander, Derek Boshier, Keith Carter, Dixie Friend Gay, Melissa Miller, Richard Stout, and many more, are on view, as well as a dynamic selection of regional folk art works.
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