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Artist Jason Sweet visits the BFSDoArt April 5

golden3 (1)Jason Sweet is a sculptor, painter, drawer, performance, and installation artist.  He has exhibited his work internationally and has been awarded a number of public art commissions. Sweet is Assistant Professor of Art at Atlanta Metropolitan State College, and is heavily involved with Atlanta’s renowned art collective Smoke School of Art. Sweet will be here to discuss his work with the Smoke School of Art and share his knowledge of the Atlanta art scene.

He received his Master of Fine Art Degree in Sculpture from the University of Illinois Urbana/Champaign where he studied under renowned glass artist William Carlson and artist/critic Buzz Spector.  For his Bachelor of Arts he attended the University of Northern Iowa studying under the direction of sculptor Tom Stancliffe and performance artist Jeffery Byrd, while also apprenticing with artist and now emeritus professor Preston Jackson.

His visit is generously funded by the Campus Life Enrichment Committee and the Betty Foy Sanders Department of Art. The event is free and open to the public. Attendance verification for students will be offered.

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