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Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Alayna N. Pernell

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September 13, 2023 | 7:30 pm 9:00 pm

September 13, 2023 (7:30–9 p.m.)Virtual

An award-winning visual artist, writer, and educator from Heflin, Alabama, Alayna N. Pernell (2023 Mary L. Nohl Emerging Artist Fellow) examines the harsh realities and complexities experienced by Black American women and creates space for productive dialogue by enacting an ethic of care, respect, and grace.

The Peck School of the Arts Department of Art & Design proudly presents the 2023-24 Artists Now! Lecture Series featuring diverse creators working across traditional, hybrid and emergent disciplines. Nationally and internationally recognized practitioners explore and expand the boundaries of contemporary creative visual practice through May 2024.

Visit Alayna N. Pernell’s website.

The Artists Now! lecture series is supported in part by the UWM Black & Gold Committee and Differential Tuition funds, Frederick R. Layton Fund, the John Colt Memorial Art Fund, The Queer Curatorial Fund, Center for 21st Century Studies, Greater Milwaukee Foundation’s Mary L. Nohl Fund Fellowships for Individual Artists Program, Print Club, Focus, and OBJECT.