African American artists
Found in 26 Collections and/or Records:
Artist John Chandler delivered 3 lectures. He spoke on 4/21/1971 (2015-0002/RR42), 1/29/1974 (2015-0002/RR43), and 4/8/1975 (2015-0002/RR40).
Painter Ed Clark lectured at the University of Connecticut on 3/10/1971 (2015-0002/RR119).
Painter Barkley Hendricks delivered 2 lectures to the Black Experience in the Arts course. The first occurring on 11/4/1986 (2015-0002/RR38) and the 2nd happening on 11/17/1987 (2015-0002/RR39).
Painter Souleymane Keita lectured on 10/19/1982 (2015-0002/RR33) and again on 11/6/1984 (2015-0002/RR34).
Painter and sculptor Andrew Lyght delivered his single lecture on 11/29/1983 (2015-0002/RR220). Lyght is a visual artist from Guyana, primarily a painter, who creates abstract art. Lyght is active in New York and his pieces have been showcased at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City, the Skoto Gallery, and the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts among others.
Art professor Oscar Walters delivered lectures on 11/1/1977 (2015-0002/RR293) and 9/24/1985 (2015-0002/RR294).
Walters graduated from the Philadelphia College of Art and then earned a bachelor’s and master’s degree in fine arts from Yale University. He would go on to become one of the first African American professors at the University of Connecticut to be tenured.
Painter Jack Whitten delivered 2 lectures. He spoke on 3/17/1971 (2015-0002/RR295) and 4/26/1988 (2015-0002/RR296).