Master Calendar: Happenings and events at the University of Georgia

January 17, 2013

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Visual Arts, Free Events

Visiting Artist/Scholar Lecture

5:30 pm
Lamar Dodd School of Art
S151

Sponsored by: Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, Lamar Dodd School of Art
Contact: artinfo@uga.edu 706-542-1511

Speaker: Helen Evans, Shouky Shaheen Lecturer and Curator for Byzantine Art at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Evans is specialist in Early Christian, Byzantine and Armenian art.

A graduate of Newcomb College of Tulane University, Evans received her masters and Ph.D. from the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University. In 1983 she received her first fellowship at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. She joined the curatorial staff in 1991.

Evans has lectured widely in the United States and abroad, including Greece, the U.K., Germany, and France, Switzerland, and Italy. She has taught at the Institute of Fine Arts of New York University, Columbia University, Hunter College, the University of Chicago, and Oberlin College. She is a member of the Board of the Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture at Holy Cross College, a member of the Professional Committee of the College Art Association, as well as being treasurer and a founding member of the Association of Art Museum Curators. She has been chair of the Editorial Board of the Art Bulletin , the premier museum for art historians, and in 2005 was named Newcomb College Alumna of the year.

This lecture is part of the Lamar Dodd School of Art's 2012-2013 Visiting Artist and Scholar Series.

News release: http://news.uga.edu/releases/article/ugas-shaheen-lecture-010412/


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