Sue Johnson Artist-in-Residence
VCD welcomes Sue Johnson as their Spring 2016 Artist-in-Residence

The Visual Communication Design program welcomes visual artist Sue Johnson as their Spring 2016 Artist-in-Residence. Johnson's work "explores the role of the artist in creating new knowledge and history of collections and collectors." The A-I-R visit kicks off on Wednesday, February 17th with a lecture by Johnson in the Rockland Banquet Room. The lecture begins at 6:15 with a reception before it at 5:30.

A reception will then be held on Thursday, February 18th for her exhibit Subliminality which is currently on display in the School of Design Gallery now through March 9th. Subliminality is composed of two wallpaper series' that contain messages by juxtaposing the rare and the usual from ancient times and using objects to create puzzles that express concern for the environment. The reception will be held for the show from 5:30–7 on Owings Mills North. Both receptions and the lecture are free and open to the public.

Students also have the opportunity to participate in a 3-day workshop led by Johnson to explore surface patterns and visual imagery as a one-credit option. During the experience, students will get to visit the Walters Art Museum to sketch and photograph museum collections, participate in a painting workshop, and generate surface patterns in a digital workshop.