Please join the studio art department and professor Mildred Beltre, Associate Professor of Drawing & Printmaking at the University of Vermont for this public artist talk.
Mildred Beltré is a multi-disciplinary artist invested in grassroots activism, social justice, and political movements. Her work spans photography, print-making, drawing, text-based formats, and fiber arts. Across these diverse mediums, Beltré carries forth the legacies of revolutionary protests and civil rights movements, while bringing in elements of desire and humor. She is the co-founder of the Brooklyn Hi-Art! Machine (BHAM), an arts initiative in Crown Heights, Brooklyn that addresses gentrification and community building.” Beltre is an Associate Professor of printmaking and drawing at the University of Vermont where she developed and runs a semester in New York program for students called Arts in Action.
This event is presented with support from the Ellen Johnson Endowment for Contemporary Art.