Thursday 24 October 2019

Art for All - Public Art Study Day

From the Curator of Museum Services at the University of Dundee :

We’re delighted to announce the programme for our special full day event to end the Art for All exhibition, featuring an amazing line-up of artists and researchers:
Art for All – A Study Day exploring Public Art in Dundee and Scotland
Saturday 26th October, 10am-5pm
D’Arcy Thompson Lecture Theatre, Tower Building, University of Dundee
10.00-11.30am Session One
Matthew Jarron (University of Dundee) on the lost public art of Dundee
Andrew Demetrius (University of St Andrews) on David Harding’s work as Town Artist for Glenrothes
Professor Vee Pollock (Newcastle University) on the role of public art in regenerating the Gorbals
11.30-11.50 Break for refreshments
11.50am-1.05pm Session Two
Liz Kemp (artist and curator) on setting up the Blackness Environmental Arts Team and the Blackness Public Art Programme
J Keith Donnelly (artist) on his artworks in Dundee, his role as Town Artist for East Kilbride and his work with South Lanarkshire Council as Public / Visual Arts Officer
David Annand (artist) on his artworks in Dundee and beyond
1.05pm-1.55 Lunch
1.55-3.30pm Session Three
John Gray (Dundee City Council public art officer) on four decades of art for the city
David F Wilson (artist) on his artworks in Dundee and beyond
Theresa Lynn (University of Dundee / artist and community educator) on community art projects in Dundee
Matthew Dalziel & Louise Scullion (University of Dundee / artists) on Catalyst and other artworks
3.30-3.50pm Break for refreshments
3.50-5pm Session Four
Suzanne Scott (artist) on her own artworks and helping to organise the Oor Wullie and Penguin sculpture trails
Adam Milroy (artist) on his own artwork and organising the annual Dundee Graffiti Jam
Russell Pepper (Open/Close Dundee) on commissioning street art around Dundee
Liv Laumenech (University of Edinburgh) on new public art projects for the University
Tickets for this unique event cost £20 (£15 for students) and can be booked here.