Visiting Artists, Designers, and Scholars

The School of Art is dedicated to bringing in renowned artists, designers, and scholars to the University of Arkansas to provide students and the community comprehensive experiences in the practice and study of fine arts and design. 

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Maryamsadat Amirvaghefi, assistant director of exhibitions                      


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(479) 575-5202

Fine Arts Center,             School of Art
340 N. Garland
Fayetteville, AR 72701


Welcome to the School of Art Visiting Lecture Series. 

These programs are made possible through the generous support of the Walton Family Charitable Support Foundation and the Joy Pratt Markham Visiting Lecture Endowment. These lectures would not be possible without their contributions

Spring 2021

_Scott Manning Stevens, Art History Scholar, Jan. 28, 5:30 p.m.

_Rachelle Mozman Solano, Artist, Feb. 4, 5:30 p.m.

_Michael Velliquette, Artist, Feb. 11, 5:30 p.m.

_Sarah E. Thompson, Art History Scholar, Feb. 25, 5:30 p.m.

_Pamela Harris Lawton, Art Education Scholar, March 1, 5:00 p.m.

_Silas Munro, Designer, March 2, 5:00 p.m.

_Tivon C. Rice, Artist, March 4, 5:30 p.m.

_Paul Mpagi Sepuya, Artist, April 8, 5:30 p.m.

_Huey Copeland, Art History Scholar, April 22, 5:30 p.m. 

_Olivia Gude, Art Education Scholar, April 29, 5:30 p.m.

Fall 2020

_Endia Beal, Sept. 3

_Derek Ham, Oct. 1

_Wayne Franits, Oct. 8

_GOTV: Empowering the Women's Vote Panel Discussion with Kelly Salchow MacArthur, Kelly Walters, Raven Cook, Jenna Blakemen, Oct. 15

_Tauba Auerbach, Nov. 12

_Kate Bingaman-Burt, Nov. 19

_The Color Network, Panel Discussion, Dec. 3

Michelle McCoy

Matty Davis

Dana Frankfort

Matt Ducklo

Zach Feuer

Amy Elkins

Adam Welch

Dr. Rachel Z. DeLue

Barb Smith

Santa Barraza

Daniel Peterson

Michael Yip

Andrew Watkin

Carrie Moyer

Emma Nishimara

Matty Davis

Alicia Eggert

Jamie Warren

Zach Feuer

Dana Frankfort

Corin Hewitt

Future Revival

Jelili Atiku


Sarah Greenberger Rafferty

Mike Calway-Fagen

Yoonmi Nam

Dr. Bernard Young

Osamu James Nakagawa

Nicole Cherubini

Janet Ballweg

Thomas Lyon Mills

Anthony Stellaccio

Ken Kewley

Molly Zuckerman-Hartung

Antionette Caroll

Dr. Patricia Simons


Spring 2021

_Jan. 25, 6 p.m., Art Education and Center for the Study of Childhood At invites all to:

Dr. Sylvia Kind and Dr. Cristina Delgado Vintimilla virtual talk, 'Choreographies of Practice: Mutualities & Sympoetic Becomings in Early Childhood Education.' Preregister at:

Fall 2020

  • Kate Bingaman-Burt, Printmaking
  • Tricia Treacy, Printmaking
  • Naomi Nakazato, Printmaking
  • Kieran Riley Abbot, Printmaking 
  • Alex Mendex, Art Education
  • Elizabeth Denneau, Art Education
  • Caroline Sinders, Graphic Design
  • Silas Munro, Graphic Design
  • Ayumi Hori, Ceramics
  • Osa Atoe, Ceramics