The FSU Department of Art History was once again well represented at the College Art Association (CAA) Annual Conference, as Art History professors, graduate students and alumni presented papers and chaired sessions. The conference was held February 12–15 in Chicago, IL. CAA is the primary professional association of artists and art historians in the United States.
Anime artist Mistuhiro Arita will conduct a special workshop on Wednesday, March 25 in 2004 WJB beginning at 12:30pm. In addition to designing Pokémon cards for the past 23 years, Mr. Arita has been involved with artwork and concept design for numerous anime, video game and collectible card game franchises. After a short presentation about his work, Mr. Arita will do a live drawing demonstration, conduct a Q&A session and sign autographs.
This January, graduate students Rachel Carlisle, Britt Hunter, and Emily White presented research at the Newberry Library’s Center for Renaissance Studies annual graduate student conference. The 2020 Multidisciplinary Graduate Student Conference brought together graduate students from across the nation specializing in the medieval and Renaissance periods.
The Department of Art History will host the 37th Annual Art History Graduate Student Symposium on Friday afternoon, March 27, and Saturday, March 28, 2020. The keynote speaker this year is Charlene Villaseñor Black, Professor in the Department of Art History and the César E. Chávez Department of Chicana/o Studies, University of California, Los Angeles.
This spring, undergraduates in the Art History Museum Object class under the direction of Professor Dr. Kyle Killian are developing the exhibition Off Kilter: An Exploration of Contemporary Form, to open Friday, April 3 at 5 pm in the WJB Gallery.
This spring, Art History doctoral student Julia Kershaw is co-organizing “Brazil in Perspective,” a bi-weekly series which brings together a multidisciplinary group of FSU faculty and students to explore the many facets of the country’s dynamic and evolving history.