ONLINE: With a format inspired by James Lipton’s "Inside the Actors Studio," this course will feature five important contemporary artists. The diverse group of artists range in ethnicity, geographic representation, age and approaches to creative expression. The format of the course will be interviews of the artists by the instructor that will provide opportunities for the students to be involved in active dialogue with the artists. Students in this course will be introduced to artwork that includes public art, socially and politically informed art, painting, sculpture and environmental art. The interviews may probe the artist's family and educational background, artistic influences, choice of medium, technical proficiency, philosophical underpinnings, aesthetics and creative process, as well as the role of the artist in society. | Lecture + Q&A.
Max enrollment: 200.
Class sessions are recorded.
Suzanne Fetscher is a former nonprofit executive director with more than 25 years of experience. An artist herself, she currently works as a consultant helping nonprofits with organizational and programmatic evolution. In 2017, Suzanne retired from McColl Center for Art + Innovation in Charlotte after founding the organization and serving more than 400 artists from around the world there.