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Wednesday, February 8 • 4:15pm - 5:30pm
Arts Plenary: Visual Perceptions of Louisiana

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This plenary session will begin with Artist's Talks from three Louisiana based artists whose work is influenced by the people, places, and traditions of the state. After the presentations, the artists will answer questions about their works and experiences. Gus Bennett works as a photographer in New Orleans where he documents the people that make up the city in his New Orleans People Project. Dale Newkirk is an Associate Professor of Art + Design and the Director of the Southeastern Contemporary Art Gallery at Southeastern Louisiana University in Hammond Louisiana. His sculptures are exhibited at the Cole Pratt Gallery in New Orleans where he is represented. Kelli Scott Kelly has written and illustrated an art book titled Accalia and the Swamp Monster. She illustrates on repurposed linens and creates objects from mixed media. She is currently an art professor at Louisiana State University.

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Shelia Cork

Librarian, New Orleans Museum of Art
One person libraries New Orleans Bird watching
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Nancy Hampton

Head of Collection Resources, Xavier University of Louisiana
Nancy Hampton is currently responsible for the planning, implementation, and management of all continuing resources and manuscripts in both print and electronic formats.

Wednesday February 8, 2017 4:15pm - 5:30pm CST
Jefferson Ballroom Hilton New Orleans Riverside, Two Poydras Street, New Orleans, LA 70130