March 17, 2017
ARTalk with John Jennings
Place: Olscamp Hall, Ridge Street, Bowling Green, OH
March 18, 2017
BFA Show Opening and Panel
featuring artists John Jennings, Cynthia Crow and Regin Igloria. What’s Next? The Future of Art lecture Series
Will discuss the future of art in work, education and careers.
Panel: 4:00-5:00pm, 204 School of Art
Opening: 6:30-8:00pm, Bryan & Wankelman Galleries, School of Art
About John Jennings
We proudly present a talk with John Jennings, artist, curator, educator and co-editor of Eisner Award winning collection The Blacker the Ink: Construction of Black Identity in Comics and Sequential Art.
John Jennings is a Professor of Media and Cultural Studies at the University of California at Riverside (UCR). Professor Jennings received his MA in Art Education in 1995 and the MFA in Studio with a focus on Graphic Design in 1997 from UIUC. He is an interdisciplinary scholar who examines the visual culture of race in various media forms including film, illustrated fiction, and comics and graphic novels. Jennings is also a curator, graphic novelist, editor, and design theorist whose research interests include the visual culture of Hip Hop, Afrofuturism and politics, Visual Literacy, Horror and the EthnoGothic, and Speculative Design and its applications to visual rhetoric.
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