Our MFA in Interdisciplinary Arts Winter Residency is being held virtually, so the program has put together a full bill of free online programming available to the public. We are thrilled to share visiting faculty and current student work with all of you! Catch an artist lecture, a conversation, art opening, project presentation, or the graduation ceremony! The following events are all free and open to the public, simply register online to receive a Zoom link for each event.

Winter 2020 Virtual Events:

Wednesday, January 6 at 2 PM (PST): Virtual Artist Lecture – Macon Reed

Macon Reed is an artist working in sculpture, installation, video, radio documentary, painting, and participatory projects.

Thursday, January 7 at 10 AM (PST): Virtual Artist Lecture – Joseph DeLappe

Joseph DeLappe has been working with electronic and new media since 1983. His work in online gaming performance, activist/political art, participatory and social practice, sculpture and electromechanical installation have been shown throughout the United States and abroad.

Friday, January 8 at 2:30 PM (PST): Virtual Artist Lecture – Rodney Ewing

Rodney Ewing works in drawings, installations, and mixed media. The works focus on his need to intersect body and place, memory and fact to re-examine human histories, cultural conditions, and events.

Monday, January 11 at 5:15 PM (PST): Virtual Artist Lecture – Walter Kitundu

Walter Kitundu is a multidisciplinary artist who focuses on kinetic sculpture and sound installation, composition, public art, and teaching. He builds (and performs on) extraordinary musical instruments, while researching and documenting the natural world.

Tuesday, January 12 at 10 AM (PST): Virtual Thesis Reception + Graduation

A virtual reception for the thesis work of Alejandra Rubio. Directly following the reception, join us in cheering on our Winter 2020 graduate!

Wednesday, January 13 at 4 PM (PST): Virtual Midway Presentations

Current MFA midway students present about their site-specific projects. Featuring works and presentations by Dennis Kerr, Mary Jeys, and Sarah Logan.

Thursday, January 14 at 5:15 PM (PST): Virtual Artist Lecture – Kade L. Twist

Kade L. Twist is an interdisciplinary artist working with video, sound, interactive media, text and installation environments. Twist’s work combines re-imagined tribal stories with geopolitical narratives to examine the unresolved tensions between market-driven systems, consumerism and American Indian cultural self-determination.