"Conceptual Ornament," lecture by Linda Threadgill, visiting artist in Jewelry & Metal Arts
Tuesday, November 6, at 7:00 pm, in Room 1435, Studio Arts bldg (map)
Professor Linda Threadgill will visit the School of Art & Art History November 5-10. On Wednesday, November 7, she will conduct an etching workshop from 10:30 AM-1:20 PM in room 1435 Studio Arts.
Linda Threadgill holds a Master of Fine Arts degree from Tyler School of Art in Philadelphia. She is a professor emeritus of the University of Wisconsin, Whitewater. She developed a method for etching metal plates in 1984 which is widely used today. Threadgill's work includes contemporary hollowware, sculpture and fine jewelry. She has exhibited in hundreds of national and international exhibitions, and her work has been included in numerous publications.
Her work is in the collections of Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian Institution, Museum of Arts and Design in New York, and the Royal College of Art in London, among others. She is recognized as a Fellow of the American Craft Council and was a recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts Individual Fellowship. She has served as a board member on both the American Craft Council and the Society of North American Goldsmiths.