Artist Talks + Lectures

Interested in hearing from our artists? Enjoy recordings of previous artist talks, lectures, symposiums, and other events featuring artists, industry experts, and community leaders.

Andy Warhol | Process and Memory

March 9, 2022 | Virtual conversation featuring artist Jamie Wyeth and filmmaker and art promoter Vincent Fremont, moderated by María C. Gaztambide, PhD, Executive Director and Chief Curator of Public Art UHS.

The Edge of Being | Opening Reception and Colloquium

October 14, 2021 | Opening reception and colloquium for the exhibition Dorothy Hood: The Edge of Being. 

Color Talks | Spencer Finch

May 25, 2021 | Artist conversation featuring Spencer Finch and Don Bacigalupi, former director of the Blaffer Art Gallery.

Color Talks | Sam Falls

April 27, 2021 | Artist conversation featuring Sam Falls and Michael Guidry, Public Art UHS Curator. 

Color Talks | Odilli Donald Odita

March 23, 2021 | Artist conversation featuring Odili Donald Odita and María C. Gaztambide, PhD, Executive Director and Chief Curator of Public Art UHS.

Color Talks | TYPOE

March 2, 2021 | Artist conversation featuring  TYPOE and Roberto Tejada, PhD, Hugh Roy and Lillie Cranz Cullen Distinguished Professor of English and Art History, University of Houston.

Color Talks | Sarah Braman

February 11, 2021 | Artist conversation featuring Sarah Braman and Natilee Harren, PhD, Asst. Professor of Modern and Contemporary Art History, University of Houston.

Color Talks | Amos Cochran

December 22, 2020 | Artist conversation featuring Amos Cochran and Courtney Crappell, Director of the Moores School of Music, University of Houston. 

Color Talks | Jeffie Brewer

December 4, 2020 | Artist conversation featuring Jeffie Brewer and Michael Guidry, Public Art UHS Curator. 

Color Talks | Curators Introduction

November 6, 2020 | Conversation between Maria C. Gaztambide, PhD, Executive Director and Chief Curator of Public Art UHS and Allison M. Glenn, Associate Curator at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art.

 

On Site x Off Site | Nick DeVries and Jason Makepeace

September 29, 2020 | Artist conversation featuring Nick DeVries and Jason Makepeace. Moderated by Samuel Gladden, PhD, Interim Dean of the College of Human Sciences and Humanities, UHCL and Eric Despard, Director of Cultural Arts, Bayou Theater & Art Gallery, University of Houston-Clear Lake.

On Site x Off Site | Floyd Newsum and Bert Samples

August 25, 2020 | Artist conversation featuring Bert Samples and Floyd Newsum. Moderated by Maria C. Gaztambide, PhD, Executive Director and Chief Curator of Public Art UHS.

On Site x Off Site | Adriana Corral and Vincent Valdez

July 21, 2020 | Artist conversation featuring Adriana Corral and Vincent Valdez. Moderated by Mark Cervenka, Director of the O’Kane Gallery and Professor of Art at the University of Houston-Downtown.

On Site x Off Site | Margo Sawyer and Jacob Hashimoto

June 23, 2020 | Artist conversation featuring Margo Sawyer and Jacob Hashimoto. Moderated by Maria C. Gaztambide, PhD, Executive Director and Chief Curator of Public Art UHS.

 

On Site x Off Site | Alyson Shotz and Aaron Parazette

May 26, 2020 | Artist conversation featuring Alyson Shotz and Aaron Parazette. Moderated by Maria C. Gaztambide, PhD, Executive Director and Chief Curator of Public Art UHS.

Book Launch | On Site: 50 Years of Public Art of the University of Houston System

November 6, 2019 | Panel discussion reflecting on the first 50 years of Public Art UHS, featuring Nancy Hixon, long-time Public Art UHS administrator; Floyd Newsum, collection artist; and the late Houston-based curator Clint Willour. Moderated by Michael Guidry, Public Art UHS Curator. 

An Evening with Frank Stella | Celebrating 20 years of Euphonia

February 9, 2018 | Artist conversation featuring Frank Stella, Don Bacigalupi and Rick Lowe. Moderated by Alison de Lima Greene, the Isabel Brown Wilson Curator of Modern & Contemporary Art at The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.