Stephanie Liner will present “Momentos of a Doomed Construct” at noon Wednesday, January 27, in the University Galleries in Uptown Normal.
Liner of New York grew up in North Carolina where she was influenced by the local textile and furniture industries.
She attended North Carolina State University, College of Design, and the University of Wisconsin for her MFA. While finishing her MFA, she apprenticed with a traditional upholster at The Straight Thread in Madison, Wisconsin.
Her work has been shown nationally and most recently at The Renwick Gallery, Smithsonian American Art Museum, and The Craft Alliance in St. Louis. Various publications have highlighted her work, including Sculpture Magazine, American Craft Magazine, and Art Forum: Critic’s Pick.
The talk is sponsored by the School of Art Visiting Artist Program. See all of the visiting artists for 2015-2016.
The President's Speaker Series seeks to bring innovative and enlightening speakers to the campus with the aim of providing the community with a platform to foster dialogue, cultivate enriching ideas, and continue an appreciation of learning as an active and lifelong process. All talks are free and open to the public.
For more information, or if you need special accommodations to fully participate in the Speaker Series, contact Julie Barnhill, director of Presidential and Trustee Events, at jtbarnh@IllinoisState.edu or (309) 438-8790.