REBECA MENDEZ - Art and the Environment: An Artist Panel Discussion at The San Diego Museum of Art

Date Posted

Tuesday, May 3
10:00 a.m.–noon

Virtual Friends Lecture and Docent Guest Lecture
Speakers: Fernando Casasempere, ceramic artist; Anya Gallaccio, artist and professor, Department of Visual Arts at the University of California, San Diego; Rebeca Méndez, artist, designer, and Chair of the UCLA Design Media Arts department; and John Mireles, photographic artist
Moderator: MacKenzie Elmer, environment reporter for Voice of San Diego

Each artist will share how their artistic practice and work speaks to issues around land, the environment, climate change, and waste.

Unified in their innovative and exploratory use of materials and subjects, artists Fernando Casasempere, Anya Gallaccio, Rebeca Méndez, and John Mireles will gather to discuss their individual practices creating works that invite us to explore our relationship with nature and the earth. While employing different media, these artists reveal the powerful human presence and influence that remains in the objects, landscapes, and environments we inhabit. The conversation will be moderated by Voice of San Diego’s Environment Reporter, MacKenzie Elmer.

Free for SDMA docents and members at the Friend level and above | $5 suggested donation for all others

Reserve your spot by clicking on this link. All participants will be sent the Zoom link and instructions via email once registration is complete.