LSU College of Art & Design Welcomes Writer, Contemporary Art Educator, Curator Linda Weintraub Nov. 9

11/01/2011 03:51 PM

BATON ROUGE – As part of its continuing Distinguished Lecture Series, the LSU College of Art & Design presents writer, contemporary art educator and curator Linda Weintraub on Wednesday, Nov. 9, at 5 p.m. in Room 103 of the Design Building. The lecture is free and open to the public.


Weintraub is the founder of Artnow publications, the author of “Avant-Guardians: Texlets in Ecology and Art” and has authored and co-authored numerous other books. She is also a contributor to the international art journal Tema Celeste, and lectures frequently on contemporary art and its intersection with ecology. She is also curator of the nationally touring exhibition, “Is It Art?” and co-curated the international touring exhibition, “Animal. Anima. Animus,” with Marketta Sepalla in 1999.


Weintraub served as the first director of the Edith C. Blum Art Institute, director of the Philip Johnson Art Gallery at Muhlenberg College and served as the Henry R. Luce Professor of Emerging Arts at Oberlin College. She has taught both contemporary art history and studio. She holds a Master of Fine Arts degree from Rutgers University.


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This presentation of the LSU College of Art & Design Distinguished Lecture Series is sponsored by Paula G. Manship. Professional AIA and ASLA continuing education credit is available for this lecture.


Additional information is available on the LSU College of Art & Design website, or by contacting Debra Langlois at or 225-578-5868.


For those unable to attend the lecture live, a recording will be made available for viewing online. It can be viewed at

Aaron  Looney 
LSU Media Relations

Posted on Tuesday, November 1, 2011