Visual Arts Center presents Art in Practice with Mark Allen

Mark Allen

Event Title:Visual Arts Center presents Art in Practice with Mark Allen (More Information)
Event Description:

Art in Practice provides guidance and insight into the professional world to students preparing for careers in the arts. Varying topics of conversation range from a nuts-and-bolts approach to gaining valuable job skills, to broad issues relevant to creative culture as a whole.

This edition of Art in Practice presents Mark Allen, an artist, educator, and curator based in Los Angeles and the Founder and Executive Director of Machine Project, a non-profit performance and installation space investigating art, technology, natural history, science, music, literature, and food in an informal storefront in the Echo Park neighborhood of Los Angeles. Under his direction, Machine Project has produced over 500 events, workshops, and installations. Allen is also an Associate Professor of Art at Pomona College and serves on the Board of Directors of the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts. He received his MFA in Visual Art from the California Institute of the Arts.

Date and Time:Apr. 3 | 6:30 PM
Contact: Xochi Solis
xochisolis@utvac.org
512-471-3398
Admission:Free and Open to the Public
Location:ART Building, Room 1.110 Maps and Directions
Sponsor:Department of Art & Art History