[Blackstudies-l] Cynthia Hawkins at the Rochester Central Library: the Three African American Women Artists: Faith Ringgold, Carrie Mae Weems, and Michalene Thomas

Maria Lima lima at geneseo.edu
Fri Jul 10 06:18:23 EDT 2020


Rochester Central Library of Rochester and Monroe County

Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at 6:30-7:30
Three African American Women Artists: Faith Ringgold, Carrie Mae Weems, and
Michalene Thomas [Online Event]

Cynthia Hawkins is the director of SUNY Geneseo’s Bertha V.B. Lederer and
Bridge Galleries. She will discuss the work of three generations of dynamic
African American women artists and the impact they have had on American
art.  Hawkins' presentation will also explore how activism informs their
work.

This program is through Zoom and requires registration.  The Zoom link will
be sent the day of the program. Please do not link on the Zoom link until
15 minutes before the program on Tuesday July 14 as there are other staff
members using zoom and if you click you may interrupt their program. Thank
you.

Please use this link to register:
https://calendar.libraryweb.org/event/6842192 <
https://calendar.libraryweb.org/event/6842192>

Tuesday, July 28,

African American Art Lecture: Charlotte “Lottie” Wilson: Artist, Activist,
and the National Association of Colored Women” Online

Cynthia Hawkins will discuss the work of “Charlotte “Lottie” Wilson:
Artist, Activist, and the National Association of Colored Women”


Wilson was active in the late 19th century and attended the first meeting
of the NACW. She was an independent, ambitious woman who lived in several
different parts of the country to further her art career. She was first art
superintendent organizing and curating exhibits for the NACW’s bi-annual
national conferences. This presentation will discuss her life and activism.

This program is through Zoom and requires registration. I will send you the
Zoom link the day of the program. Please do not link on the Zoom link until
15 minutes before the program on Tuesday July 28 as there are other staff
members using Zoom and if you click you may interrupt their program. Thank
you.

Us this link to register: https://calendar.libraryweb.org/event/6842196 <
https://calendar.libraryweb.org/event/6842196>Cynthia Hawkins, Ph.D.
E: hawkins at geneseo.edu
P: 585-245-5813
URL: www.geneseo.edu/galleries
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