Visiting Artists Lecture: Pearl Fryar
Wednesday, April 18
SAIC Columbus Auditorium, 280 S. Columbus Dr.
Pearl Fryar is a sculptor who uses live plant material to create original, elegantly abstract forms of topiary. Self-taught, he takes risks which are outside the normal bounds of horticulture, and has been said to tame trees through the development of his unique techniques. Much of the plants in his garden were cast-offs, nurtured by Fryar into incredibly expressive topiary sculptures.Supported in part by SAIC’s Roger Brown Study Collection and Intuit: The Center for Intuitive and Outsider Art.
Professional practice workshops
Being released into the wild? Leaving the nest? Finishing school as an
undergraduate or graduate student can be overwhelming, but it can also be a
time of opportunity. The Sculpture Department is hosting two professional
practices workshops. These Q&A style sessions will deal with concerns that
undergraduate, and graduate students might have upon leaving the
Join this exciting conversation with students, faculty, Alumni, and Kate
Schutta, from Career Services.
*Tuesday October 4 Undergraduate, Columbus, Rm 015, 4:15-5:45 PM
Tuesday October 18 Graduate, Columbus, Rm 015, 4:15-5:45 PM*