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Visiting design professor gives lecture on own work

January 29, 2010

Rhode Island School of Design professor Duane Slick will visit Loyola University New Orleans to discuss his paintings and other multi-media forms found in his collection titled, “The Untraceable Present,” on Monday, Feb. 1 at 7 p.m., in Nunemaker Auditorium, Monroe Hall. The talk is free and open to the public.

Slick is a multi-media artist and lecturer whose past mediums have included painting, prints, artist books and performance/storytelling. He earned his Bachelor of Fine Arts in painting and printmaking from the University of Northern Iowa and his Master of Fine Arts in studio art from the University of California-Davis.

He has received numerous awards including the Henry Varnum Poor Fellowship to attend the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture and two fellowships to the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, Mass. He is the recipient of a 2003 Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant for Painters and Sculptors, and in 2004, was nominated to serve on the board of directors for the College Art Association, a position he held until 2008.

Slick is currently an associate professor of painting and printmaking at the Rhode Island School of Design. He has previously exhibited work with the Nielsen Gallery in Boston, Mass., the Albert Merola Gallery in Provincetown, Mass, the Nicole Fiacco Gallery in Hudson, N.Y., and the Gregory Lind Gallery in San Francisco, Calif.

For more information or to schedule an interview, contact Sean Snyder in Loyola’s Office of Public Affairs at smsnyder@loyno.edu or call 504-861-5882.

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