On Their Own Terms Gallery Talk

On a framed off-white paper is drawn a figure facing right wearing a black top and patterned skirt raising their right hand pointing a finger and their left hand on the hip.
Bill Traylor, Untitled, c. 1939-1942, paint and graphite on cardboard, courtesy of private collection

Join us in person Tuesday, December 7, at 11:30 am for a gallery talk for On Their Own Terms, curated by students in the Scribner Seminar “Outsiders? Folk and Self-Taught Artists in the United States,” taught by Assistant Professor of Art History Nancy Thebaut. The students will speak about the process of making the exhibition and share their research and insights into a selection of individual works.

The student co-curators of the exhibition are Max Comora, Ella Copelotti, Paulina Dunn, Chiara Garcia-Ugarte, Izzy Jones, Lily Josephs, Gabe Koff, Dinah Luomanen, Cameron Mitchell, Benedict Nguyen, Lucien Rosado-Soto, Adam Sherif, Erys Smith, Tim Therrien, Kevin Xue and Peer Mentor Paige Meade.

A second gallery talk will take place on Wednesday, December 8, 6:30 pm.

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Pattern by Emma Fritschel ’19
Inspired by the exhibition Twice Drawn
The Tang Pattern Project celebrates the Museum’s 20th anniversary. Organized by Head of Design Jean Tschanz-Egger, past and current Tang Design Interns created patterns inspired by the Museum’s exhibition and event history.