As an artist, Paul Coldwell’s practice includes prints, book works, sculptures and installations, focusing on themes of journey, absence and loss. He has exhibited widely, his work included in numerous public collections, including Tate, V&A, British Museum, the Arts Council of England and Musée d'art et d'histoire, Geneva.
Jess T. Dugan (American, b. 1986 Biloxi, MS) is an artist whose work explores issues of identity, gender, sexuality, and community. She received her MFA in Photography from Columbia College Chicago (2014), her Master of Liberal Arts in Museum Studies from Harvard University (2010), and her BFA in Photography from the Massachusetts College of Art and Design (2007).
German-born Ghanaian artist living in the United States, Yvonne Osei is hyperaware of her hybridity and position as both an outsider and an insider. She describes herself as an outsider artist making insider art, referencing her West African roots while acknowledging her close to six years living in St. Louis, Missouri. Yvonne works in photo, video, performance, digital print and installation.
Dirk Staschke is a full time studio artist who is best known for his exploration of Dutch Vanitas still life themes in the medium of ceramics. His current body of work explores the space in between sculpture and painting and often uses meticulous representation as foil for examining skill and craft.
Pavel Ignatev grew up in a family of artists as a third-generation sculptor. He is most well-known for his monument to the architect Domenico Trezzini in St. Petersburg, Russia and the monument to Ğabdulla Tuqay in Almetyevsk, Tatarstan. For Ignatev, sculpture is the most ancient form of art that deals with the issue of the form in space.
Named “one of the most creative people in business” by Fast Company, and “one of the most influential designers working today” by Graphic Design USA, Debbie Millman is also an author, educator, curator and host of the podcast Design Matters.
This McKinney Visiting Artist Lecture event with Trenton Doyle Hancock has unfortunately been cancelled. Please check back for a possible rescheduled event for the Painting area.
Ana María Gómez López creates durational and body-based projects based on self-experimentation and archival research in the history of science.
Due to the rapidly evolving novel coronavirus (COVID-19) situation, and with the health and safety of our community in mind, the McKinney Lecture with Cappy Counard has been canceled.