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Visiting Artists

In recent years the Vail Visiting Artist program has enabled us to host well-known artists from a variety of disciplines. Visiting artists present their work in public lectures, demonstrations during the creation of an original work of art or through an exhibition in one of our galleries.


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Visiting Artists
Thursday, November 17, 2011 to Friday, November 18, 2011

Vail Visiting Artist Jennifer Cohen was in residence at Denison on November 17th and 18th, 2011. She spent two days with students critiquing their work and gave an artist talk on Thursday, Nov. 17th at 7:30pm in the Burke Black Box. 

Posted Date: November 1, 2011
artist and the city poster
Visiting Artists
Monday, April 18, 2011

The three artists presented their artwork in 20 minute individual lectures

Posted Date: November 1, 2011
Jim Winters image
Visiting Artists
Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Artist in residence, San Francisco based Jim Winters gave a public lecture on his work Oct 11 in Ebaugh Hall as part of a two week residency at Denison from October 8-21, 2011 that included an exhibition “From There to Here” in the Mulberry gallery, individual critiques with studio art majors and time working with Ron Abram’s printmaking class.

Posted Date: October 11, 2011
katmoya image
Visiting Artists
Monday, April 11, 2011

Artist In residence, Kat Marie Moya studios are based in Columbus, OH and Berlin Germany.

Posted Date: April 1, 2011
Graphic Interchange Format, curated by Paddy Johnson
Visiting Artists
Monday, February 14, 2011

Curator, artist, writer.

Posted Date: February 1, 2011


Pam Lins and Halsey Rodman image
Visiting Artists
Thursday, December 2, 2010

Artists Pam Lins was in residence at Denison the week of December 2nd, 2010.

Posted Date: December 12, 2010
Deviled Eggs and Doughnuts
Visiting Artists
Saturday, February 27, 2010 to Friday, March 12, 2010

"Deviled Eggs and Doughnuts" was on display in the Bryant Art Center Gallery and the two artists presented individual gallery talks in conjunction with the exhibition.

Posted Date: December 6, 2010
rodman detail
Visiting Artists
Thursday, December 2, 2010
7:00 PM

Artists Halsey Rodman was in residence at Denison the week of December 2nd, 2010

Posted Date: December 2, 2010


Ken Robinson
Visiting Artists
Friday, October 16, 2009

Sir Ken Robinson, PhD, an internationally recognized leader in the development of education, was the keynote speaker for the opening Gala of the new Bryant Arts Center at Denison.

Posted Date: August 3, 2009


Adam Brouillette
Visiting Artists
Monday, February 2, 2009 to Monday, March 2, 2009

Adam Brouillette, was artist and entrepreneur-in-residence throughout the months of February and March 2009.

Posted Date: December 31, 2008
Timothy Berg
Visiting Artists
Wednesday, January 28, 2009 to Friday, January 30, 2009

Vail Visiting Artist Timothy Berg was in residence at Denison from January 28 through the 30th.

Posted Date: November 14, 2008
Jeffry Mitchell
Visiting Artists
Monday, December 1, 2008 to Thursday, December 11, 2008

Sculptor, printmaker, painter and conceptual artist Jeffry Mitchell was at Denison from December 1 through 11, 2008 as a Vail Visiting Artist in residence.

Posted Date: November 1, 2008
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Visiting Artists
Thursday, February 28, 2008

Miguel Gonzalez, curator of the Museo La Tertulia in Cali, Columbia, was in residence at Denison from February 25th through the 29th. 

Posted Date: February 19, 2008
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Visiting Artists
Monday, February 4, 2008

Artist Jeffry Mitchell was in residence at Denison from February 1st through the 8th.

Posted Date: February 3, 2008


Hilja Keading detail
Visiting Artists
Wednesday, November 7, 2007

Hilja Keading's video installations are the work of a contemporary artist who aims to evoke feelings of fear, desire, awe, beauty, and the complexities of the desire to give and receive love.

Posted Date: November 5, 2007
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Visiting Artists
Wednesday, November 28, 2007

Artist and OSU Professor Todd Slaughter spoke at Denison on Wednesday, November 28th in Chamberlin Lodge and returned to campus on Monday, December 3rd to visit and work with students.

Posted Date: November 5, 2007
Jeffrey Nilan
Visiting Artists
Wednesday, October 24, 2007

Photographer Jeffrey Nilan presented "2000 Pounds of Soil: Imagery from the Rural Midwest," on Tuesday, October 24 at 7:30 PM in Cleveland Annex 104.

Posted Date: August 9, 2007
Visiting Artists
Friday, October 26, 2007

Artist Scot Kaplan presented "That's not art, it's not even pretty," on Thursday, October 26 at 7:30 PM in Cleveland Annex 104.

Posted Date: August 9, 2007
Visiting Artists
Thursday, April 26, 2007

Monica Vorbeck is an Art History professor at the Universidad San Fransisco de Quito de Ecuador.

Posted Date: March 2, 2007
Visiting Artists
Thursday, March 1, 2007 to Wednesday, April 4, 2007

Anya Liftig and Angus Galloway came to the department the week of March 27 through April 4 to work with the Studio Art Foundation classes.

Posted Date: January 23, 2007
Visiting Artists
Monday, March 5, 2007 to Friday, March 9, 2007

German Artist Jorg Schlinke was at Denison from March 5 - March 9, 2007.

Posted Date: January 3, 2007
Paul Scott
Visiting Artists
Sunday, March 18, 2007 to Thursday, March 22, 2007

British artist, writer and curator, Paul Scott was on campus March 18 - 22, 2007.

Posted Date: January 1, 2007


Visiting Artists
Thursday, November 30, 2006

Alexander Masters presented "Stuart Shorter: Hostage Taker, Panhandler, Sociopathic Street Raconteur - An Important Man." He gave his presentation on November 30, 2006.

Posted Date: September 4, 2006
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Visiting Artists
Thursday, September 22, 2005

Artist Cynthia Greig shared her experience of concocting the identity and work of another artist in “An Imitation of Life: Inventing Isabelle Raymond” on September 22.

Posted Date: September 3, 2006
Visiting Artists
Thursday, April 20, 2006

Joanna Grabski hosted several African speakers. They included Bekele Mekonnen who spoke to her class in March.

Posted Date: April 5, 2006
Visiting Artists
Tuesday, April 25, 2006

Modou Dieng presented “Transgressions, African Contemporary Art and the Postcolonial World: The Work of Modou Dieng,” on April 25, 2006. He also visited the Digital Bookmaking and Print and Film classes.

Posted Date: April 2, 2006
herbert detail
Visiting Artists
Sunday, April 2, 2006

Kathy Herbert came to campus from Ireland the week of  April 2 -7.

Posted Date: April 1, 2006
Visiting Artists
Monday, March 27, 2006

Mariola Kwasek, a former Professor of Micaela Vivero, visited campus from March 27 - April 4. Born in Poland, Kwasek has been at the School of Contemporary Arts and Communication at Universidad San Francisco de Quito since 1988.

Posted Date: March 20, 2006
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Visiting Artists
Monday, February 20, 2006

Tania Bruguera, a Cuban artist whose work, performance and installations are shown internationally, presented “Documents of Behavior,” on Monday, February 20 to a packed audience. Professor Bruguera met with the Performance Art class and the Sculpture I class, and held individual student critiques.

Posted Date: February 12, 2006
Visiting Artists
Thursday, February 16, 2006

Gordon Lee, Associate Professor of Fine Arts at the Columbus College of Art and Design concluded the series on February 16 at 7 PM with “Connection to Place in Contemporary Painting.”

Posted Date: February 6, 2006