Craft / Material Studies

Visiting Artist: Adam Manley

Join us for a Visiting Artist lecture with Adam Manley. Manley, the son of a carpenter/boat builder and weaver makes work that explores the relationship between people, places, and objects. His work has been included in exhibitions at the Hunterdon Art Museum, the Indianapolis Art Center, and The Oceanside Museum. Manley is an Assistant Professor of Furniture Design and Woodworking at San Diego State University.

Monday, March 25th at 12:30pm
Art Foundation Building/Bowe St. Parking Deck
609 Bowe St., Room 535

Visiting Artist: Julia Haft-Candell

Join us for a Visiting Artist lecture with Los Angeles-based artist Julia Haft-Candell. Haft-Candell’s sculptures are inspired by physical form, both functional and decorative, creating “permanent monuments for the casual and insignificant.” Her work has been included in numerous exhibition venues including the Craft and Folk Art Museum, Grand Central Art Center at California State University – Fullerton, Iko Iko in West Hollywood, Franklin Parrasch Gallery in New York, NY, and the Vincent Price Art Museum in Monterey Park, CA. She received an MFA from California State University – Long Beach, a BA in Art and International Relations from the University of California – Davis, and was a summer resident at Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture.

Wednesday, March 13th at 12:30pm
Art Foundation Building/Bowe St. Parking Deck
609 Bowe St., Room 535

Visiting Artist: Diedrick Brackens

Los Angeles-based artist Diedrick Brackens explores the intersections of identities, cultural histories, and sociopolitical issues in the United States. Brackens’ weavings incorporate techniques drawn from European tapestries, West African weavings, and Southern quilts. His work has been included in numerous exhibitions including the biennial “Made in LA: 2018” at the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles and solo exhibitions at Ulrich Museum of Art, Steve Turner Gallery, and Johansson Projects.

Diedrick Brackens’ work is included in collections at Oakland Museum of California and Ulrich Museum of Art. He is the most recent recipient of The Studio Museum in Harlem’s Joyce Alexandar Wein Artist Prize, awarded annually to an African-American artist who “demonstrates great innovation, promise, and creativity.”

Please join us on Wednesday, February 27th at 12:30 for a Visiting Artist Lecture with Diedrick Brackens.

CASSILS: VISITING ARTIST

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 7TH |  10:00 AM  |  ICA AUDITORIUM | 601 W. BROAD ST.
Join us for a student led discussion with Visiting Artist Cassils. Following the discussion, meet and mingle with other visiting artists who, like Cassils, also have work included in the ICA’s inaugural exhibition, Declaration.