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Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: David Lenz
October 18, 2017 @ 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.