All events are in Central time unless specified.

Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist: Bassem Yousri

Date: Time: 5:30 pm–7:00 pm Location: Richards Hall
Bassem Yousri is a visual artist, filmmaker and art educator. He relies on humor and sarcasm as a tool that can reach different audiences from diverse cultures, which allows him to criticize common stereotypes and taboos. Yousri’s work investigates …
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Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist: Jeff Oestreich

Date: Time: 5:30 pm–7:00 pm Location: Richards Hall
Jeff Oestreich discovered clay while a senior in high school in 1964. Ceramics 101 at Bemidji State College in northern Minnesota answered the question of his life’s work. From there he enrolled at the University of Minnesota to work under Warren …
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Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist: Rebecca Morse

Date: Time: 5:30 pm–7:00 pm Location: Richards Hall
Rebecca Morse is curator in the Wallis Annenberg Photography Department at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Her upcoming project, Objects of Desire: Photography and the Language of Advertising, examines the ways in which artists have mined the …
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Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist: Sergei Isupov

Date: Time: 5:30 pm–7:00 pm Location: Richards Hall
Sergei Isupov works in porcelain using traditional hand building and sculpting techniques to combine surface and form with narrative painting using stains and clear glaze. He teaches workshops and lectures internationally at museums, universities and …
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Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist: David Gracie

Date: Time: 5:30 pm–7:00 pm Location: Richards Hall
David Gracie is a painter who addresses both the abstractness and specificity of daily life. He has been included in exhibitions at The Museum of Nebraska Art, NE; Exeter Gallery, MD; Hartford Art School, CT; The Suburban, WI; Mt Airy Contemporary, …
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Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist: Josh Winkler

Date: Time: 5:30 pm–7:00 pm Location: Richards Hall
Josh Winkler focuses on environmental issues connected to history and place. By combining personal experience with historic investigation, he builds landscape narratives that ask viewers to engage the social, political, and environmental contexts of …
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Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist: Kristian Bjørnard

Date: Time: 5:30 pm–7:00 pm Location: Richards Hall
Kristian Bjørnard is a professor of Graphic Design at the Maryland Institute College of Art. He lives in Baltimore, MD with his wife and two children in an old stone house they’re trying to make energy efficient. He’s made biodiesel, helped his …
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Hixson-Lied Visiting Scholar: Sabine Ladstätter

Date: Time: 5:30 pm–7:00 pm Location: Richards Hall
Sabine Ladstätter studied Classical Archaeology, Prehistory, Protohistory and Ancient History at the Universities of Graz and Vienna with a Doctoral degree at the University of Vienna in 1997. Between 1997-2007 she
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Hixson-Lied visiting Artist: Brad Kahlhamer

Date: Time: 5:30 pm–7:00 pm Location: Richards Hall
Brad Kahlhamer is an artist who lives and works in New York City. He was born in Tucson, Arizona and earned his BFA at the University of Wisconsin–Fond Du Lac. His work has been collected by institutions such as the Denver Art Museum, Museum of …
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