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Artist Talk with Simiya Sudduth

Event Type
Exhibition
Sponsor
Allerton Park & Retreat Center
Location
Allerton Park & Retreat Center - Library Terrace
Date
Mar 20, 2022   7:00 - 8:00 pm  
Speaker
Simiya Sudduth
Registration
Registration
Contact
Mindy
E-Mail
brand@illinois.edu

Join us as we welcome Simiya Sudduth, one of our Spring 2022 Artists In-Residence, to the Allerton community! Simiya will share work, processes and the conceptual underpinnings of their practice as a multidisciplinary artist and art educator during an artist talk with time for Q/A + discussion on Sunday, March 20th from 7-8pm.

Grab a seat on the Library Terrace (enter through the Mansion) and enjoy a cash bar (6:30pm) before the program begins at 7:00pm CST. Before or after the talk, attendees are invited to stop by the Greenhouse Café to see her mural. (Also check out Simiya’s Open Studio times to see her work-in-progress or tune in during her Facebook LIVE on March 22.)

Registration is free, but limited.
The talk will be recorded and available on Allerton’s website.
Park in the Main Parking Lot.

Made possible by Joan and Peter Hood, and Dana Brehm and Larry Baumann, Allerton’s  In-Residence Program aims to support and highlight the meaningful work of creators, educators and researchers, making their professions more accessible to the public, while bringing awareness to unique characteristics of Allerton.

This Spring’s In-Residence is the result of a partnership with the University of Illinois’ Office of the Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (OVCDEI)


ABOUT THE ARTIST:
Simiya is a mother, multidisciplinary artist, and art educator, currently living and practicing in St. Louis, MO. She maintains a fluid creative practice that explores the intersections of wellness, ecology, social justice and spirituality. Simiya’s expansive creative practice ranges from digital illustration, designing and painting murals to farming and experimental sound healing performances.

If you will need disability-related accommodations in order to participate, please email Mindy at brand@illinois.edu.

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