Events on Wednesday November 17

Artist Talk: Brenna K. Murphy

Wednesday November 17

12:00pm-1:00pm

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An Art Department Zoom event. Join at https://zoom.us/j/98131613995. Brenna K. Murphy explores experiences of loss and their relationship to the body using labor-intensive fiber-based techniques such as weaving, embroidery, and lace-making. She holds a M.F.A. from the University of Michigan Stamps School of Art & Design and a B.F.A. with Highest Honors from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. A working artist for many years, Brenna has exhibited widely throughout the U.S. and internationally in community art centers, commercial galleries, and corporate venues. Her work has also been featured in exhibitions at museums and universities such as the Hunter Museum of American Art in Tennessee, the Patan Museum in Kathmandu, the University of Pennsylvania, Moore College of Art & Design, the Tyler School of Art at Temple University, and the University of Michigan. She has taught courses, led workshops, and given lectures at venues such as the University of Michigan, Kathmandu University Center for Art & Design, the Nepal Art Council, and the Tyler School of Art, and her work has been collected by the Henry-Copeland Permanent Art Collection at the University of North Carolina and the prestigious West Collection located just outside Philadelphia. She is the recipient of many awards, including the CAA (formerly the College Art Association) 2017 Professional Development Award in the Visual Arts, which is awarded to only one MFA student each year. She has also attended several artist residencies, such as the Vermont Studio Center, the Kathmandu Contemporary Arts Centre (KCAC) in Nepal, and the Cité Internationale des Arts in France.

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Pride Alliance Club

Wednesday November 17

12:00pm-1:00pm

Cohn Family Dining Commons

Offering a warm and inclusive safe place for LGBT, other identifying (this includes cis/straight identifying allies) and questioning persons of all ages, races, backgrounds, abilities, religions, and gender expressions to express their thoughts, feelings, or concerns regarding LGBTQ topics.

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Sustainable Gardening & Nature Club

Wednesday November 17

12:00pm-1:00pm

Outdoor Learning Lab

This club maintains our permaculture garden on campus and engages the community through education, hands-on skills, food production and cross-disciplinary and co-curricular projects.

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Music Department Concert

Wednesday November 17

7:00pm-9:00pm

Shea Theater

The Contemporary Music Ensemble performs original arrangements of popular songs. Music majors perform individual recital pieces ranging from contemporary to jazz repertoire. Free and open to the public!

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