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Visiting Artist Lecture: Troy Richards in Collaboration With Dustyn Roberts
The School of Art Visiting Artist Program Presents an Artist Lecture by Troy Richards in collaboration with Dustyn Roberts.
Troy Richards is an interdisciplinary artist who often works in collaboration. He received an MFA in Painting from Cranbrook and a BFA from the University of the Arts in Philadelphia. He is currently the Interim Associate Dean of the Arts at the University of Delaware where he also teaches courses in Drawing, Printmaking, and New Media. Richards has exhibited widely nationally with solo exhibitions at Grand Arts (Kansas City, MO), Thomas Robertello Gallery (Chicago and the Aqua Art Fair Miami), as well as Whittier College (Whittier, CA). His work has been included in exhibitions in New York City at P.S.1, White Columns, Socrates Sculpture Park, the Queens Museum of Art, the International Print Center, and Center for Book Arts, among others. His work has been reviewed in the New York Times, The New Art Examiner, Time Out New York, NY Arts Magazine, New City Chicago, and others. Richards has received numerous grants, including the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council Workspace Grant and Ohio Arts Council Grant for Individual Excellence. The featured piece, titled “This Machine Kills Fascists”, is in collaboration with engineer and teacher Dustyn Roberts. Dustyn is currently an Assistant Professor at the University of Delaware, where she teaches hands-on classes in both design and robotics, and helps run the Design Studio. She received a BS in Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University, an MS in Biomechanics & Movement Science from the University of Delaware, and a PhD in Mechanical Engineering from New York University.
All School of Art Visiting Artist Program lectures are free and open to the public.