Dunwoody presents next Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist Lecture

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Dunwoody presents next Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist Lecture

Shawn Dunwoody
Shawn Dunwoody

Interdisciplinary artist Shawn Dunwoody will present the next Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist and Scholar lecture at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 14.

The lecture is free and open to the public and available via Zoom.

Dunwoody is a multi-disciplinary artist and educator in Rochester, New York. He is a visual consultant and owner of Dunwoody Design, located at the Outfit Collective. He is also the director of Rochester City Mural Arts in New York, Rochester Fashion Week, and FOURWALLS Art Gallery, among other activities, all with an emphasis on creating accessible, shareable art for the community.

He works with communities on large-scale murals and community-building projects. Dunwoody has facilitated national and international projects in Portugal, Brazil and other locations.

His 20 years of experience as a director, producer, designer, maker, influencer, developer and artist gives him the opportunity to establish cutting-edge, creative design in a variety of forms.

See his work here.

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln School of Art, Art History and Design’s Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist and Scholar Lecture Series brings notable artists, scholars and designers to Nebraska each semester to enhance the education of students. Dunwoody’s lecture is also supported by the Faculty Senate Convocations Committee.

Each lecture in the series will be presented via Zoom this semester and are open to the public.

The remaining fall schedule includes:

• Oct. 21: Phil Lique, printmaking, 5:30 p.m. Lique is an artist, designer and cultural practitioner from Miami, Florida. More info here. Zoom link for lecture.

• Oct. 28: Leilani Lynch, foundations, 5:30 p.m. Lynch is curator of The Bass Museum of Art in Miami. More info here. Zoom link for lecture.

• Nov. 11: Robert Pruitt, painting, 5:30 p.m. Pruitt works in a variety of materials, but his practice is chiefly centered on rendering portraits of the human body, specifically the black body. More info here. Zoom link for lecture.

Underwritten by the Hixson-Lied Endowment with additional support from other sources, the series enriches the culture of the state by providing a way for Nebraskans to interact with luminaries in the fields of art, art history and design.

For more information on the series, contact the School of Art, Art History and Design at 402-472-5522.

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