Lisa Iglesias to Present Artist Lecture and Workshop at UA

The UA Department of Art and Art History announces an artist lecture by Lisa Iglesias on Thursday, February 11, 2016 at 6 p.m. in 203 Garland Hall. Iglesias will also lead a workshop in Pete Schulte’s Concepts/ Advanced Concepts in Drawing class (ART 344/444). In conjunction with her talk and workshop, Iglesias will present a drawing installation at The Fuel & Lumber Company’s Tuscaloosa Project Space (TPS) at 2003 8th Street, downtown Tuscaloosa.Lisa Iglesias In The Very Roof of The Vault | 2013

Lisa Iglesias received the MFA from the University of Florida in 2006 where she now teaches drawing and painting as assistant professor. A native of Queens, New York, she works collaboratively and individually with her sister Janelle Iglesias as Las Hermanas Iglesias. She has exhibited around the United States, Mexico City and Australia: Mulherin New York; Hudson D. Walker Gallery, Provincetown; Y Gallery, NYC; Abrons Art Center, New York; and the Bett Gallery, Hobart, Tasmania, among others. Her website is here.

Lisa Iglesias’ artist lecture is supported by The University of Alabama Department of Art and Art History, the University of Florida School of Art + Art History and the SEC Faculty Travel Program. More information about UA Art and Art History’s visiting artists and lecturers.

Image credit, top right: Lisa Iglesias, In The Very Roof of The Vault, 2013, frames, cement, sumi ink, salt, gouache, paper, found sidewalk and asphalt chunks, rocks, collage, wood, graphite, embroidery floss; 18 X 2 X 16 feet.