Aristotle Georgiades - Artist Talk
Join us for an artist talk with visiting artist in Sculpture, Aristotle Georgiades. This lecture is a part of the Kent Blossom Art Lecture Series where visiting artists come from all over the country to teach workshops and give lectures at Kent State University's School of Art. All lectures begin at 6:00 p.m. in room 165 at the Center for the Visual Arts (325 Terrace Dr. in Kent, Ohio) and are FREE and open to the public.
Aristotle Georgiades received a B.F.A. from the University of Michigan and an M.F.A. from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. He is currently a professor of Art/ Sculpture at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. His work ranges from issues of male identity, labor economics, and more recently, the changing American landscape in a post-industrial economy. He works in wood, metal, and recycled architectural materials. Mr. Georgiades has exhibited his sculptural works nationally and internationally in both curated group and solo exhibitions. He has had many reviews of his work in various publications including Art In America, Sculpture Magazine and The Chicago Tribune. He is also part of the collaborative public art teamActual Size Artworks (with Gail Simpson) which produces large scale permanent and temporary public works.
More info: http://www.arisgeorgiades.com/
Image: Aristotle Georgiades, Weary, 2011 Re Purposed Wood Ladder 39 X 52 X 22 Inches