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Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: David Lenz

October 18 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

David Lenz is a UW-Milwaukee alumnus (1985) whose work includes meticulously rendered photo-realistic paintings bring to glowing light the faces of inner city kids experiencing joyful moments, a couple on a small subsistence Wisconsin family farm, and his own son Sam, who was born with Downs Syndrome.

His social justice spirit, applied to awe-inspiring painting, garnered the attention of the Smithsonian Institution National Portrait Gallery (where he won the first place Award for the “Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition 2006,”) including a commission to be included in the permanent collection of the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery.

The Department of Art & Design proudly presents the 11th season of Artists Now!, a Wednesday evening lecture series designed for a broad audience with an interest in contemporary visual art. It presents a diverse group of artists working across traditional, hybrid and emergent disciplines. Join these nationally and inter- nationally recognized practitioners as they explore and expand the boundaries of creative visual practice today.

All lectures take place on Wednesdays at 7:30 pm in the Arts Center Lecture Hall on the UWM campus. FREE and open to the public!

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Date:
October 18
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Arts Center Lecture Hall
Arts Center Lecture Hall | 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd.
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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