Please join us in celebrating the achievements of our outstanding students in the Department of Art and Art History! Each student will be giving a brief presentation of their Honors and Allcott Travel awards work in the past year. Refreshments will be served.
Through a generous gift to the UNC Arts and Sciences Foundation, William G. Rand established this lecture series in memory of his late wife, Bettie Allison Rand. This funding allows the Department of Art to bring one or more eminent art historians to UNC-CH every other year for residencies of various lengths.
Antoine Williams (MFA alumnus) is an interdisciplinary artist who is heavily influenced by speculative fiction, critical Black studies and his working-class upbringing in Red Springs, North Carolina. His practice utilizes critical studies and the surreal to explore ways in which Black physical, mental, and emotional states of being exist within and subvert the status-quo.
Sandra Moterroso considers herself a multimedia artist because she works in different media, however something is always present in all her artistic practice "performance"; the action of placing the “body” in a conscious state in relation to other media in such a way that her concerns and negotiations about the body-political-body-identity-racialized woman body, a woman who recognizes her ancestral history and takes it to the contemporary space through art.