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2020 SPE Annual Conference: Hosted by The University of Houston | Kathrine G. McGovern College of the Arts | School of Art

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Roger Ballen

Roger Ballen

Friday, November 02, 2018 @ 4:00pm, Student Center Cinema, University of Kentucky

Robert C. May Photography Lecture Series: Roger Ballen

One of the most influential and important photographic artists of the 21st century, Roger Ballen's photographs span over forty years. His strange and extreme works confront the viewer and challenge them to come with... read more

Rachael Banks

Rachael Banks

Friday, November 02, 2018 @ 10:30am, Student Center Ballroom B, University of Kentucky

Breaking into Academia: How to Find and Get a Job in Teaching

Rachael Banks (b. Louisville, KY) is an Assistant Professor of Photography at Northern Kentucky University and is based in Covington, KY. She received an MFA in photography from Texas Woman's University (Denton, TX). Her work... read more

Kristina Bogdanov

Kristina Bogdanov

Sunday, November 04, 2018 @ 9:00am, School of Art and Visual Studies Building Room 140

Photolithography Image Transfer on Clay (Photographic Ceramics)

Kristina Bogdanov was born in Serbia, former Yugoslavia. She received her MFA from University of Kentucky. Her work is influenced by complex and multifaceted layers of personal experience, history, heritage, globalization and information age. She... read more

Mark Schoon & Casey McGuire

Mark Schoon & Casey McGuire

Saturday, November 03, 2018 @ 1:30pm, Student Center Ballroom A, University of Kentucky

Image Maker: Mark Schoon & Casey McGuire

Casey McGuire is an Associate Professor of Foundations and Sculpture at the University of West Georgia. McGuire received her BFA cum laude in Studio Arts from Alfred University and her MFA in Sculpture from the... read more

Andrés de Varona

Andrés de Varona

Saturday, November 03, 2018 @ 1:00pm, Student Center Ballroom B, University of Kentucky

Undergraduate Presentations

Andrés Mario de Varona is a Cuban American artist from Miami, Florida who is currently pursuing a bachelor's degree in Fine Art Photography from the School of Art and Design at Indiana University. read more

Ali Deane

Ali Deane

Saturday, November 03, 2018 @ 1:00pm, Student Center Ballroom B, University of Kentucky

Undergraduate Presentations

Ali Deane, a recent graduate from the University of Kentucky's BFA program, is a studio artist working in photography, video, sculpture and installation. Her work focuses on themes of womanhood, identity and intimacy with nature.... read more

Sara Fahling

Sara Fahling

Friday, November 02, 2018 @ 9:00am, Student Center Ballroom B, University of Kentucky

Applying to Graduate School: Finding the Right School and Getting into it

Sara Fahling is an artist from Grand Rapids, Michigan, whose work merges photographs, textiles, and hand embroidery to illustrate the fragility of the mind and the confusing and complicated relationship between time and space. Fahling... read more

Juan Fernandez

Juan Fernandez

Friday, November 02, 2018 @ 9:00am, Student Center Ballroom A, University of Kentucky

Dialogic Image Maker: Juan Fernandez

Juan Fernandez (b. 1980) is an artist based Elgin, IL. He is currently an adjunct professor at Judson University, Waubonsee Community College, and Elgin Community College. He also serves on the board of the Aurora... read more

Arthur Fields

Arthur Fields

Friday, November 02, 2018 @ 10:30am, Student Center Ballroom B, University of Kentucky

Breaking into Academia: How to Find and Get a Job in Teaching

Arthur Fields completed an Master of Fine Arts in Photography in May of 2011 at Texas Woman's University in Denton, Texas. His academic research concentrates primarily on self-representation and social media platforms such as Instagram... read more

Morgan Ford Willingham

Morgan Ford Willingham

Sunday, November 04, 2018 @ 9:00am, School of Art and Visual Studies Building Room 225

Photographic Encaustic: Wax on. Wax off.

Morgan Ford Willingham is a photographic artist and educator. After receiving a MFA in photography from Texas Woman's University, she moved to the Midwest to pursue a career in academia and art making. Morgan examines... read more

Genevieve  Gaignard

Genevieve Gaignard

Thursday, November 01, 2018 @ 6:00pm, Student Center Ballroom B, University of Kentucky

Keynote Address: Genevieve Gaignard

Genevieve Gaignard (b. 1981) is an artist based in Los Angeles, CA. Gaignard received her BFA in Photography from Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA, and her MFA in Photography from Yale University,... read more

Frank Geiser

Frank Geiser

Saturday, November 03, 2018 @ 1:45pm, Student Center Ballroom B, University of Kentucky

Graduate Student Presentations

Frank Geiser is a first year MFA Candidate at University of Kentucky originally from Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He graduated with his BFA from Xavier University with concentrations in photography and painting in 2018. His research combines... read more

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