The UCCS Visiting Artists & Critics Series enters its 8th season with a fall lineup of virtual presentations by artists with a goal to foster understanding and appreciation of contemporary art through dialogue and critical conversations. All events are free, but pre-registration is required in order to receive Zoom webinar link. The series is co-produced by the UCCS Galleries of Contemporary Art and UCCS Visual Art & Art History programs and has for the past eight years invited artists and scholars of national significance to the campus to present public lectures and meet with UCCS undergraduate students in classes and workshop settings.
Two artists presenting this fall – Danielle Rae Miller and Sara Z. Meghdari - are part of the FEARS: Female Emerging Artist Residency Series. FEARS is curated by Dr. Katherine Guinness, VAPA’s Director of Art History, and features emerging professional artists in residence at GOCA Downtown. Artists Jane Lackey and Thomas Lehn have created the Seat of Learning multimedia and monumental installation at GOCA’s Ent Center for the Arts space, which will reopen to the public in late August through November 15, 2020, by appointment only.Due to health concerns and the cancellation of all live programs this fall at the Ent Center for the Arts, the series will be presented virtually in Zoom webinar format with live interaction from audiences. All of the presentations will be recorded and posted online after the event. This series is supported by the CU President's Fund for the Humanities, Colorado Creative Industries, and the Marie Walsh Sharpe Art Foundation Endowment