Food for Thought talks focus on making an impact with your art
November's Food for Thought, a TED Talk-style lunchtime presentation series, will focus on how faculty and students have used their art to help others. This month's presenters are Design & Production faculty Christal Schanes and students who attended the Artist As Citizen conference in New York City this summer.
The lunchtime series will be Wednesday, Nov. 29 in Eisenberg Social Hall from noon-1 p.m. Students, faculty and staff are invited to bring their lunch to the presentation. Dessert provided.
About the presenters
Christal Schanes is a 2003 alumna and faculty member in the School of Design & Production's Wig & Makeup program. She is the recipient of the UNCSA Creative Startup Artpreneur Grant in which she plans to open MEDwigs, a custom medical wig-making company. She has incorporated medical wigs into the curriculum as well.
Students Sam Sherman, 2nd year Drama; Peyton Clifford, 3rd year Music; Trent Spivey, 4th year Film; and Brittany Thomas, 2nd year graduate Music attended the Artist As Citizen in New York City this past summer. They will discuss how the conference has influenced their ideas about community engagement and what it means to be an artist citizen.
Food for Thought is a way for students, faculty and staff to meet and learn from each other. Learn more about Food for Thought, suggest a topic, be a presenter.
Contact: Kendra Harding
Nov. 17, 2017