The UC Davis art studio program has announced the 12th season of its Visiting Artist Lectures. The series, organized by graduate student artists and members of the art faculty, brings noted practitioners from across the country for a brief residence at UCD that includes a public lecture and instructional activities.
The following lecturers will appear in 2013-14:
* Alec Soth, Nov. 7: A photographer and publisher from St. Paul, Minn., he has received numerous awards, including a 2013 Guggenheim Fellowship;
* Julie Heffernan, Jan. 23: A New York City painter and professor of art at Monclair State University, she has exhibited internationally;
* Laura Owens, Feb. 6: An accomplished Los Angeles painter, she has been the subject of numerous international solo exhibitions;
* Ann Agee, March 6: A New York City ceramic artist, sculptor and installation artist, her works are collected and shown widely;
* Bill Arning, April 10: The director and curator of the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, he also is the author of numerous articles for journals such as ArtForum; and
* Jim Campbell, April 24: This new media Bay Area artist holds degrees in engineering and mathematics and is the recipient of the SFMOMA Arts and Letters Award.
Public lectures are at 4:30 p.m. in 17 Art Annex building (formerly the Technocultural Studies Hall), behind the Nelson Gallery on the UCD campus. Admission is free.
The series is funded by the Division of Humanities, Arts and Cultural Studies. For more information, visit arts.ucdavis.edu/art-studio or call 530-752-0105.