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Lecture Series: Being Receptive by Hershall Seals
June 11, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Being Receptive: Allowing Spiritual Experience Through Art
A receptive mindset is needed to allow art to affect us in deeper ways. How can one allow art to do the work on the viewer, and not the other way around. How does one find meaning in the artwork by simply dwelling with it. We will look at examples of contemporary art works and discuss the merits of meaning making.
Hershall Seals has been teaching at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor since 1989 He serves as Professor of Art, Chairman and Gallery Director of the Art Department teaching courses in Art Metals, Painting, Art Education, and Senior Exhibition. He earned the BFA degree from Sam Houston State University in 1978 and the MFA degree from Louisiana State University in 1983. He and his wife Marilyn have been married 39 years and live in a restored 180-year-old farm home outside of Belton, Texas. Marilyn is a long-time art teacher for Belton ISD and their two grown children Pat and Katy are also both professional artists.
Barrow Brewing Company has invited a different lecturer to the brewery each month for the Summer of 2017. Join us for a pint and a thought or two.