Graduate Studies' Studio Conversations: Nato Thompson & Zoe Strauss
Friday, March 15, 2013 from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM (EDT)
You're invited to a public conversation between Nato Thompson, one of the foremost thought leaders on socially engaged art, and photographer Zoe Strauss, addressing the cultural processes related to community-based artistic practice. The conversation will be moderated by Glenn Harper, Editor-In-Chief of Sculpture Magazine.
The annual Studio Conversations series features leading artists and critics in conversation about artistic issues and practice across media and international boundaries. Supporting Moore’s MFA in Studio Art, the conversations address the globalization of the art world and what this means for artistic practice in the 21st century.
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Moore College of Art & Design
Moore College of Art & Design is dedicated to excellence in art and design. Founded in 1848, Moore is the first and only visual arts college for women in the United States. Through its undergraduate bachelor of fine arts degrees for women and its coeducational graduate programs, Moore cultivates creativity, promotes scholarship and prepares its students for professional careers in the arts by emphasizing critical thinking, problem solving, risk-taking, and strong communication skills. Moore is dedicated to producing graduates that distinguish themselves as leaders in their fields.
As a cultural leader, Moore promotes access to the arts throughout the broader community. The Galleries at Moore introduce the work of significant regional, national and international artists to the community through distinctive exhibitions and educational programs. The wide-ranging Continuing Education programs also serve the community by providing opportunities for men and women to learn new skills for personal and professional growth. Through Moore’s acclaimed Young Artist Workshop, founded in 1922, the lives of children and youth are enriched through creative arts education.
Building on its historic legacy of educating women for successful careers in the visual arts, Moore is committed to adapting to the needs of future generations of artists, designers, scholars and educators throughout its diverse educational programs.