Thursday, February 23, 2023, at 6 p.m.
301 Gallery Theatre, Elaine Langone Center, Top Floor
The Samek Art Museum is inviting you to the annual Distinguished Art Lecturer series on February 23 at 6 p.m. This year’s speaker Dustin Yellin is an American artist, founder, and director of Pioneer Works, a multidisciplinary cultural center in New York City. Bucknell University’s Dean of Engineering, Brad Putman, will introduce the speaker. A reception will follow the event at the Samek’s Campus Gallery.
Alan Cheville, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Bucknell University’s interview with Stanza, the artist of The Nemesis Machine, 2023
Video, 42 min.
The artist behind The Nemesis Machine and Velocity discusses the conception of his work, the reasoning behind the artworks, and the real-time data they are filtering.
Expanding Inward: How Art and Science Intersect,
Amie Esslinger, Expanding Inward exhibition artist, will speak about how the world of microbiology inspires her artwork alongside Bucknell University Professor of Biology Marie C. Pizzorno, who will explain the science behind how cells and viruses function within our bodies. A reception will follow next door at the Samek’s Downtown Gallery.
Samek Distinguished Art Lecture Featuring Doreen Bolger, Bridgette Mayer, and Le’Andra LeSeur
Doreen Bolger, retired Director of the Baltimore Museum of Art, Bridgette Mayer, Philadelphia gallery owner, and Le’Andra LeSeur, multimedia artist, are Bucknell University Alumni working in the art world. Join us for this panel discussion as they share their unique perspectives and address current issues in art in conversation with Samek director Richard Rinehart.
Vaughn Spann: Lineage Exhibition Walkthrough
Guest Curator Lisa Freiman gives a walkthrough of the exhibition Vaughn Spann: Lineage that was on exhibition at the Samek Art Museum’s Campus Gallery in the Fall of 2021.
Howard Tran: Tổ Tiên Exhibition Talk
Artist Howard Tran discusses his experience as a Chinese Vietnamese American immigrant, his art process, and the stories behind his work with Tiffany Demmon, the Samek Art Museum’s Public Programs and Outreach Manager.
Zoom Talk: Santina Amato and Lisa Freiman
Zoom Artist Talk: Santina Amato in Conversation with Lisa Freiman, Ph.D. on the occasion of Amato’s exhibition Santina Amato: Convulsive Beauty, Wednesday, April 21, 2021, @ 7 p.m.
Field Notes: Annual Senior Student Art Exhibition Presentation
Graduating seniors and studio assistants install their senior art exhibition at the Samek Art Museum. Watch as they discuss their artworks, artistic methods, and the challenges of creating art during a global pandemic.
Artist and Bucknell alum Le’Andra LeSeur gives a virtual walkthrough of her exhibition Le’Andra LeSeur: In Reverence, as she provides insight into her artworks, background, and experiences.
James Turnure Sit Down Interview
Former Acting Director of the Samek Art Museum and Samuel H. Kress Professor of Art History Emeritus for over 40 years at Bucknell University, James Turnure, and Bucknell alum Julia Carita explore Turnure’s recent donation to the Samek Art Museum of his Greek, Roman, and Egyptian antiquities, his 40-year tenure at Bucknell, and his love of art history.
Neil Anderson: Earth Songs Interview Recording
Bucknell Professor of Art History Roger Rothman interviews contemporary painter Neil Anderson about taking inspiration from nature, his 41-year tenure as a Bucknell University art professor before retiring in 1999, and his latest exhibition Earth Songs, at the Samek Art Museum’s Downtown Gallery. Neil Anderson has exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art, the Whitney Museum of American Art, and the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
The Art and Science of Addiction with Sandra Cook
Tiffany Demmon, Public Programs & Outreach Manager, interviews Sandra Cook, CRNP, about Opioid Use Disorder. This event is in conjunction with the exhibition Learning From Naloxone by artist Adam DelMarcelle currently at our Downtown Gallery.
Fighting the Stigma of the Opioid Epidemic
Learning From Naloxone artist Adam DelMarcelle and retired psychotherapist of people with a substance use disorder, Ed Baker discuss the stigma surrounding addiction, the War on Drugs, and how language can heal communities.
Ekard Artist in Residence Elyla (Fredman Barahona) Interview
Richard Rinehart, Director of the Samek Art Museum, Tulu Bayar, Professor of Art and Chair of Art and Art History, and Ekard Artist in Residence Elyla (Fredman Barahona) review the turbulent year-long residency at Bucknell University. Examine how Elyla’s Nicaraguan and queer background influenced their decision to come to Pennsylvania, their life in Lewisburg, and their upcoming international exhibition.
Artist Interview with Samek Art Museum Director, Richard Rinehart
More than 100 people die every day in the United States due to an opioid overdose. Motivated into action by a tragic loss, Adam DelMarcelle of Lebanon, PA, devotes his artistic practice to confronting the opioid crisis. Richard Rinehart, Director of the Samek Art Museum, interviews Adam about his experiences, his creative calling, and his exhibition Learning From Naloxone at the Samek Art Museum’s Downtown Gallery.
Richard Rinehart, Director of the Samek Art Museum, interviews artist Adam DelMarcelle about his exhibition Learning From Naloxone at our Downtown Gallery.
Motivated into action by a tragic loss, Adam of Lebanon, PA, devotes his artistic practice to confronting the opioid crisis.