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.

May 25, 2021 artist conversation featuring Spencer Finch. Moderated by Don Bacigalupi, museum leader, counsel, and former Director & Chief Curator of the Blaffer Art Museum

April 27, 2021 artist conversation featuring Sam Falls. Moderated by Mike Guidry, Curator of Public Art UHS.

March 23, 2021 artist conversation featuring Odili Donald Odita. Moderated by María C. Gaztambide, PhD, Director and Chief Curator of Public Art UHS.

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

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

December 22, 2020 artist conversation featuring Amos Cochran. Moderated by Courtney Crappell, Director of the Moores School of Music, University of Houston.

December 4, 2020 artist conversation featuring Jeffie Brewer. Moderated by Mike Guidry, Curator of Public Art UHS.

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

 

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.

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

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

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

 

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

November 6, 2019 conversation spotlights the breadth of the Public Art UHS collection and its diversity of offerings, as showcased in the monograph and reflect back on the last 50 years of while setting the stage for the next stage.

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.