FSU Department of Art and Museum of Fine Arts Present:
FSU MoFA Environmental Arts Panel
October 20, 7 pm Virtual Round Table with: Naomi Fisher, Lorie Mertes, Cristina Molina, and Onajide Shabaka
On Thursday, October 20th, at 7:00 PM EST, we will host an online panel of experts working at the intersection of art creation, curation, and environmental action. Moderated by Meredith Lynn (Assistant Professor of Art and Curator, FSU) and Katie Hargrave (Associate Professor of Art, University of Tennessee Chattanooga), the conversation will engage Lorie Mertes, Naomi Fisher, Onajide Shabaka, and Cristina Molina in a dialogue about environmental art.
November 3 | 7 pm | FSU Fine Arts Building Room 249
Antoine Williams’ mixed-media work investigates his cultural identity by exploring power, fear and the perception of signs within society. Heavily influenced by science fiction, and his rural, working-class upbringing in Red Springs. North Carolina, Antoine has created his own mythology about the complexities of contemporary Black life.
An artist-educator, Antoine received his BFA from the University of North Carolina. Charlotte, and his MFA from UNC Chapel Hill. He helped start the God City Art Collective in Charlotte, where he participated in a number of socially engaged. community-based art projects, such as pop-up art shows, afterschool art programs. underground rap shows, and film festivals. He has exhibited in a number of places, including at the Mint Museum of Art, Michigan State University, Columbia Museum of Art, Smack Mellon, Brooklyn, 21c Museum, as well as many other venues.
November 10 | 7 pm | FSU Fine Arts Building Room 249
*RESCHEDULED for January 12, 2023 at 7:00 PM on Zoom*
Baulos is currently an Assistant Professor of Drawing at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and the curricular director at Studio by the Tracks, an art center that provides free art classes. Their drawings, installations, and books have been exhibited/published both nationally and internationally. Their current works are explorations (visual) and meditations (poetry) centering on their ideas of spirituality, love, death, shelter, and hope.
Baulos received their MFA from the University of New Orleans and a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. They regularly teach workshops and lecture on their research in book arts, drawing, and visual ecology.