Thursday, October 15, 2015


Jacob Lawrence, “New York in Transit I,” 1998, silkscreen, edition of 50 with 5 AP, © 2015 The Jacob and Gwendolyn Knight Lawrence Foundation, Seattle / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Jacob Lawrence Symposium
Thursday, October 15, 2015
 9:45 a.m.
Laurie Ann Farrell
Executive Director of SCAD Museums and Exhibitions
10 a.m.
Dr. Walter O. Evans
SCAD Board of Visitors Member and President, Jacob and Gwendolyn Knight Lawrence Foundation
10:15–11:15 a.m.
Memory and Remembrance: Working with Jacob Lawrence
Michelle Dubois, Ph.D.
Associate Director of Winston Art Group
1–2 p.m.
Blue in Green: Jacob Lawrence and Viridian
Richard Powell, Ph.D.
John Spencer Bassett Professor of Art and Art History and Dean of Humanities, Trinity College of Arts and Sciences at Duke University
2:15–3:15 p.m.
Let the Record Show: Reflections on Jacob Lawrence
Sandra Jackson-Dumont
Frederick P. and Sandra P. Rose Chairman of Education at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
3:30–4:30 p.m.
Jacob Lawrence’s Artistic Legacy: Artists Speak
Steven Nelson, Ph.D. (MODERATOR)
Director of the African Studies Center and Professor of African and African American Art History at the University of California, Los Angeles
Derrick Adams, Artist
Njideka Akunyili Crosby, Artist
Meleko Mokgosi, Artist
Barbara Earl Thomas, Artist
5–7 p.m.
Opening Reception: History, Labor, Life: The Prints of Jacob Lawrence
Daily admission to the museum is free for all SCAD students, faculty, staff and museum members. Symposium discussions are open to the public with the cost of museum admission.

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