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Appleton Online Artist Talk: Matthew Bennett and Aneesha Rhodes, May 20
May 20, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Appleton Museum of Art continues its monthly, free online series of artist talks, “Artist’s Outlook.”
Join Appleton Curator of Exhibitions Patricia Tomlinson as she chats with individual artists about their work, processes and inspirations. This online series will take place every third Thursday through June and is free to attend. Learn more about the works by each artist that are in the museum’s permanent collection, and hear directly from the artists on their processes, inspirations and upcoming projects. Participants will have the opportunity to ask the artist questions before the end of each program.
All talks will be hosted on Zoom and can be accessed using your mobile device or desktop computer. If using your phone or other mobile device, search “Zoom” in the app store. If using a desktop computer, visit www.zoom.us. Use the following login information for each artist talk: Meeting ID: 302 190 0088 | Passcode: 352352.
May 20, 7 p.m. with Matthew Bennett and Aneesha Rhodes
Matthew Bennett, who painted the powerful visitor-favorite “Primary Color,” will speak alongside friend, model and muse Aneesha Rhodes. Learn more about why the artist depicted Aneesha as a superhero and how the two inspire each other.
June 17, 7 p.m. with Maggie Taylor
Gainesville-based Maggie Taylor is a renowned digital artist who combines surrealism with 19th century aesthetics, referencing hand-colored type photographs. Her photography has been published in “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” by Lewis Carroll (2008), “Adobe Photoshop Master Class: Maggie Taylor’s Landscape of Dreams” (2005), and “No Ordinary Day” (2013), among others. In addition to the Appleton, her works are in the collections of the Cleveland Museum of Art, the High Museum in Atlanta, the Museum of Fine Arts in Houston and the Santa Barbara Museum of Art.
For questions, email AppletonMuseum@cf.edu.