Carpenter Performing Arts Center

Artists In Their Own Words

Join us on select Tuesdays at 5pm, as artists working in different mediums share their process and provide insight into thier lives and careers!

Artists in Their Own Words is presented in collaboration with the School of Art at CSULB.

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The lectures are free - but tickets are required for entry.

Reservations can be made below.

Public welcome.

Mary Weatherford

Alejandro Cartagena

David Lamelas and Delia Cancela

Lisa Lapinski

Analia Saban

Floyd Norman

 

 

 


Mary Weatherford

Mary Weatherford

Tue, Sep 5, 2017 at 5pm


Mary Weatherford is known for her abstractions associated with landscapes and has an upcoming retrospective at the Contemporary Arts Museum in Houston.“I like the feeling of being smaller than a painting,” Weatherford says. “And I like the feeling of being inside a wave in the ocean.”

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Alejandro Cartagena

Alejandro Cartagena

Tue, Sep 12, 2017 at 5pm


Alejandro Cartagena lives and works in Mexico and his projects employ landscape and portraiture as a means to examine social, urban and environmental issues. Cartagena’s work has been exhibited internationally in more than 50 group and individual exhibitions in spaces including the Fondation Cartier pour l'art Contemporain in Paris and the CCCB in Barcelona, and his work is in the collections of several museums including the San Francisco MOMA, the Museum of Contemporary Photography in Chicago, the Portland Museum of Art, The West Collection, the Coppel collection, the FEMSA collection, Museum of Fine Arts in Houston, the George Eastman House and the Santa Barbara Museum of Art and among others.

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David Lamelas and Delia Cancela

David Lamelas and Delia Cancela

Tue, Sep 19, 2017 at 5pm


David Lamelas is a pioneer of conceptual art and was involved in Argentina's avant-garde scene in the 1960. The exhibition David Lamelas: A Life of Their Own will be on view at the UAM at CSULB and is part of the Getty Museum's Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA. David will be in conversation with artist and longtime friend, Delia Cancela who was also part of the Argentinian avant-garde in the 60s. The conversation will be moderated by Kristina Newhouse, one of the co-curators of the UAM exhibition.

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Lisa Lapinski

Lisa Lapinski

Tue, Oct 3, 2017 at 5pm


Lisa Lapinski is an artist who creates dense, formally complex sculptures which utilize both the language of traditional craft and advanced semiotics. Lapinski's current exhibition Holly Hobby will run through November 4, 2017 at Kristina Kite Gallery in Los Angeles.

Analia Saban

Analia Saban

Tue, Oct 10, 2017 at 5pm


Analia Saban often works with materials in ways that confuse or subvert their typical meaning or use in studio art practice

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Floyd Norman

 

Tue, Nov 14, 2017 at 5pm

 

FLOYD NORMAN is the undisputed “Forrest Gump” of the animation

world. Hired as the first African American at Disney in 1956, he would later be hand-picked by Walt Disney to join the story team on the “Jungle Book”. After Walt’s death, Mr. Norman left Disney to start his own company (Vignette Films, Inc.) to produce Black History films for high schools.  He and his partners would later work with Hanna Barbera, animate the original 'Fat Albert Special', as well as the titles to “Soul Train”.

 

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