Date(s) - February 3, 2014
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Mark Newport, head of fibers at the Cranbrook Institute of Arts, the renowned art school dedicated to exemplary design, will be in residency from February 3 – 7, 2014 as part of the Critic and Artist Residency Program. Newport is known for his knitted superhero costumes and beaded images of sports figures that challenge gendered stereotypes about the use of fibers.
Newport’s visit and residency is part of the Critic and Artist Residency Series, made possible by the FUNd at CSU.
Monday, February 3, 2014 at 5 p.m.
Lecture: “Superheroes, Scars, and Rock and Roll”
Griffin Concert Hall, UCA
Reception to follow in the University Art Museum
Focus on Fiber Gallery Talk Series (all gallery talks take place in the University Art Museum)
Focus on Fiber: A Conversation with Mark Newport, Wednesday, February 5, 4 p.m.
Focus on Fiber: A Conversation with Sara Rockinger and Carol Shinn, Wednesday, February 26, 4 p.m.
Focus on Fiber: A Conversation with Amy Clarke Moore, Wednesday, March 26, 4 p.m.