In conjunction with the exhibition Oletha DeVane: Spectrum of Light and Spirit, the Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture presents a closing panel discussion, featuring artist Oletha DeVane, curator Lowery Stokes Sims, and Jessica Bell Brown, Leslie King Hammond, and Christopher Kozjar.
In conjunction with the exhibition Oletha DeVane: Spectrum of Light and Spirit, on display through December 17, the Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture presents an activation of a large-scale carved sculpture, Nkisi Woman-Universal Nkisi (2021–22). During the event, visitors will be invited to add beads to the sculpture's surface.
The five research centers in the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences at UMBC present a panel discussion to kick off the 2022-23 CAHSS Colloquium series, designed to facilitate interdisciplinary conversations among faculty, staff, and students to build intellectual community within and beyond individual research interests and curricula offerings. The theme for 2022-23 is resilience: the ability of an entity, a person, an institution, a technology, a community, a natural environment, to anticipate, respond to, and recover from adverse conditions.
The Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture presents Oletha DeVane: Spectrum of Light and Spirit, on display from September 22 through December 17. Featuring nearly 100 artworks, the exhibition is the first retrospective of celebrated Maryland artist Oletha DeVane, and traces the artist's extensive career, from her early paintings and works on paper to video artworks and interactive sculpture, including works on view for the first time.