Todd Slaughter - Artist Talk
Visiting artist in sculpture and expanded media, Todd Slaughter will be giving a free artist talk on his artwork and career on Friday, June 7 at the Center for the Visual Arts at Kent State University. The talk is free and open to the public and will take place in room 165 from 6-7 p.m.
Todd Slaughter is a visiting artist for this summer's Kent Blossom Art Intensives in sculpture and expanded media. Visiting artists play a significant roll in these courses, offering unique perspectives and expertise in their field. Each visiting artist gives a public presentation on their work as a part of the Kent Blossom Art Lecture Series.
About the artist: Todd Slaughter is professor in The Ohio State University Deparment of Art's sculpture program. He has held many solo and group exhibitions, both internationally and nationally. His sculptural installations have been exhibited by the Aronoff Center for the Arts and the Contemporary Art Center, Cincinnati, the Akron Art Museum, the Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, NY, Artists Space and PS 1, New York, NY, and a major retrospective at the Chicago Cultural Center. Permanent public works can be found in the Midway Airport, Chicago, and Tarifa/Algeciras, Spain. He is the recipient of several Ohio Arts Council Individual Artists Fellowship awards and a NEA Individual Artist Fellowship. Reviews of his work have appeared in Sculpture Magazine and El Pais.