Friday, November 12th, 4p
Zoom link: https://smu.zoom.us/j/95968975001
Ariel C. Wilson is an artist and educator whose work occupies the translative space between photographic subject, image, and object. She holds an MFA in Photography from the University of New Mexico and a BA from Willamette University. Her work has been exhibited internationally and in twelve cities across the United States. Wilson is currently based out of Dallas, Texas, where she is a Lecturer of Photography at Southern Methodist University.
Jer’Lisa Joyce Devezin received her BA from Dillard University of New Orleans in 2011 and earned her MFA from Southern MethodistUniversity, Dallas TX in 2019. Devezin was an artist in residence with the Joan Mitchell Center of New Orleans, LA, and her work has been presented at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art, the Nasher Sculpture Center, and Talley Dunn Gallery. Her practice is interdisciplinary with an emphasis in ceramics, metal, and video/performance. Much of her influence comes from the aesthetics and culture of the diaspora, specifically African and Haitian art, Black culture, and nostalgic memories of New Orleans. Devezin’s work communicates ideas of strength,resourcefulness, beauty, and power. Her experimental investigations through video and performance explore the relationships between physical labor, sexuality, and black womanhood.