Visiting Artist/Lecture Series

Betty Foy Sanders Department of Art, Georgia Southern University, BFA, BA, Visual Art, Fine Art, MFA, Art School, Bachelors of Fine Art, Bachelors of Art, Masters of Fine Art, Student, Student Success, Exhibition, visiting, lecture, artist

An invaluable resource for University students and the public alike, the mission of the Visiting Artists program is to educate and foster a greater appreciation for contemporary art and culture through a wide range of programming. BFSDoArt organizes formal lectures, gallery talks, studio critiques, and panel discussions that highlight each artist and/or scholar. These programs provide the community with direct access to many nationally and internationally renowned artists and scholars working in various disciplines. The BFSDoArt Visiting Artists Program is supported by the Betty Foy Sanders Visiting Artist Endowment, Campus Life Enrichment Committee (CLEC), Student Activities Funds, and other sources.

RECENT YEARS Over the years, the BFSDoArt has hosted many Visiting Artists/Lectures such as Daniel Dejan of Sappi Fine Paper, Michael Velliquette and Luke William Achterberg just to name a few.


Upcoming Visiting Artist/Lectures

2016 – 2017

Speaker/Artist Details
WEB Lima, Manuel - Portrait 2Manuel Lima


Professions in Practice Series

Billed “a digital designer and information guru” by New Scientist magazine, and “the man who turns data into art” by WIRED magazine, Manuel Lima is an award-winning designer and author. His books Visual Complexity and The Book of Trees: Visualizing Branches of Knowledge explores the many creative ways designers, artists and historians are able to present highly complex information effectively and engagingly to audiences ranging from the everyday to the specialized.
October 13
Arts Building, 2071
Position: Author and Information Design Specialist
Expertise: Information Designicon_sm_twitterView Website 


Last updated: 5/3/2016

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