Schedule


MIDWEST WOMEN ARTISTS SYMPOSIUM
Transforming Midwest Culture and Society: Women Artists, 1960s to 1980s

DISCOVERING THEIR WORK, TELLING THEIR STORIES, LEARNING FROM THE PAST

The symposium is part of Art Design Chicago, an exploration of Chicago’s art and design legacy, an initiative of the Terra Foundation for American Art with presenting partner The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation. It is funded by the Terra Foundation for American Art and The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation. This program has been made possible in part by a grant from the Eugene & Harriet Swager Fund for Public Art and the Taylor & Corinne French Fund/Fine Arts.

NOVEMBER 2 & 3, 2017
BRADLEY UNIVERSITY, PEORIA, ILLINOIS

Symposium Schedule

THURSDAY NOVEMBER 2, 2017

1:00-3:00 pm Visit exhibits dedicated to women in the arts at locations around Peoria in Citywide Celebration of Women in the Arts

2:30-3:00 pm Registration at Horowitz Auditorium.

3:00 pm Welcome

3:10 pm Panel Discussion "New Directions and Ideas" led by Jane Gilmor, with Barbara Ciurej, Donna Seaman, Jane Stevens, and Sandra Menefee Taylor

5:00 pm Keynote Address Lynne Warren, Curator of Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago, will give the Keynote Address, "A Stir of Voices"

6:00-7:00 pm Exhibition viewing in Heuser and Hartmann galleries

6:15-7:00 pm Reception for the exhibitions at the Hartmann Gallery


FRIDAY NOVEMBER 3, 2017 all sessions at Hayden-Clark Alumni Center

8:00-8:30 am Registration

8:30-8:45 am Welcome

8:45-10:15 am Panel Discussion "Social and Cultural Impact of Women Artists" led by Christine Rojek, with Arlene Turner Crawford, Joanna Gardner-Huggett, Lindsay Lochman and Fern Shaffer

10:15-10:35 am Break

10:35-11:05 am Presentation "Women of the Community Mural Movement" by Rebecca Zorach

11:10-11:40 am Presentation "Out of Orchard" by Eleanor Spiess-Ferris

11:40 am-noon Discussion

12:00-12:45 pm Lunch box lunches available for pre-order with symposium registration

12:45-2:15 pm Panel Discussion "Writing About Art" led by Barbara Jaffee, with Leslie Bellavance, Susan Snodgrass and Freida High W. Tesfagiorgis

2:15-2:35 pm Break

2:35-3:05 pm Presentation "Clare Smith and the Influence of Atelier 17 on Printmaking in Illinois" by Gregory Gilbert

3:10-3:40 pm Presentation "Photographer and Activist Diana Solís: Documenting Mexican and Chicana/o Chicago, 1970s - 1980s" by Hinda Seif with Diana Solís

3:40-4:00 pm Discussion

4:00 pm Closing Remarks