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Visiting Artist Series | Zoom Lecture by Jason Dunda
Illinois State University’s Wonsook Kim School of Art is honored to annually host the Visiting Artist Lecture Series. This series provides near weekly opportunities to learn from talented artists from all around the globe. Previously, these lectures were held in University Galleries in Uptown Normal. Due to current circumstances, the Spring 2021 iteration of the Visiting Artist Series will occur entirely on Zoom. This event series is free and open to the public.
Artist Statement from the featured artist, Jason Dunda:
“Jason Dunda is a Chicago-based Canadian painter and educator. He is currently working on a project entitled “Various Incidents” in which he translates imagery of authority and control into portraitive abstractions. His work is represented in the collections of Todd Oldham, the Agnes Etherington Art Centre and the Doris McCarthy Gallery at the University of Toronto. Recent residencies include the Corporation of Yaddo, the Atlantic Center for the Arts, the SÍM Residency in Reykjavik, Iceland, and a four-month research and production residency in Paris sponsored by the Canada Council for the Arts. He is currently completing a series of sequential drawings to be published by Phaidon Press. Outside the studio, he is Associate Professor, Adj. in the Department of Contemporary Practices at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, where he teaches research and materials studios as well as professional practices courses.”