Visiting artist series features photographer Doherty
Photographer Dorinth Doherty will present the next Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist and Scholar lecture in the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s School of Art, Art History and Design.
Doherty’s lecture is 5:30 p.m. Oct. 9 in Richards Hall, Room 15. The lectures in the series are free and open to the public.
A 2012 Guggenheim Foundation Fellow, Doherty was born in Houston and received a Bachelor of Arts from Rice University and a Master of Fine Arts in photography from Yale University. In addition to the Guggenheim Fellowship, she has also received grants from the Fulbright Foundation, the Japan Foundation, Indiana Arts Commission and the United States Department of the Interior.
Doherty’s work has been featured in exhibitions across the U.S. and abroad. She has been invited to present scholarly papers and artist talks at more than 80 institutions and conferences worldwide.
Other lectures in the series are:
• Oct. 16: Suzanne Hudson, art historian and critic. A Los Angeles-based art historian and critic, Hudson is associate professor of art history and fine arts at the University of Southern California. She writes on modern and contemporary art, with an emphasis on abstraction, painting, art pedagogy and American philosophy.
• Oct. 30: Lauren Gallaspy and Sunkoo Yuh, ceramicists. These guest artists are also sponsored by the UNL Clay Club. Gallaspy is a studio artist in Los Angeles, who was recognized by the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts as an Emerging Artist in the field in 2013. Yuh is professor at the Lamar Dodd School at the University of Georgia in Athens. His current focus is on type of architectural-scale sculpture and pushing his medium to its limits of size.
• Nov. 6: Sara Langworthy, book artist. Langworthy lives and works in Iowa City where she maintains a private studio and is associate professor of practice at the University of Iowa Center for the Book.