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Robert and Shana ParkeHarrison - Free Public Lecture

Event for tourists

Date: 10/13/2017

Time & Place:
The Jones Theater, inside the Hooper-Schaefer Fine Arts Center at Baylor University, Waco, TX 4:30 to 6:30 pm

Robert and Shana ParkeHarrison will be giving a free lecture about their photographic art that has been published and exhibited extensively over the past couple decades. They construct fantasies in the guise of environmental performances for the protagonists of their images. The artists combine elaborate sets within vast landscapes to address issues surrounding man's relationship to the earth and technology while additionally delving into the human condition. Robert ParkeHarrison studied photography at the Kansas City Art Institute and the University of New Mexico. In 1999 he was the recipient of a John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship. Shana ParkeHarrison received a degree in painting from William Woods College. She went on to study Dance history and metalsmithing at the University of New Mexico. The ParkeHarrisons' collaboration has developed organically over the past eighteen years. Their works are included in numerous collections including Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Whitney Museum of American Art, Museum of Fine Arts Houston, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, The Art Institute of Chicago and the International Museum of Photography at George Eastman House. They are represented by Catherine Edelman Gallery in Chicago andSleteGallery in Los Angeles.

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