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Streaming Invited Speaker: Artist and Professor Rodrecas “Drék” Davis
February 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free and Open to All
Streaming Invited Speaker: Saturday, February 27, 7:00 PM
Artist and Professor Rodrecas “Drék” Davis on “Miles to Go: Artists Contemplating Revolution & Social Justice.” Facilitated by sculptor and former ATHICA Board member Joni Younkins-Herzog.
About Drék Davis
A native of Monroe, Georgia, Rodrecas Davis is a 2006 graduate of the University of Georgia Fine Arts program with an emphasis in drawing and painting. Primarily a mixed-media artist, Davis is also a former columnist for the Athens Banner-Herald and Code Z Online: Black Visual Culture Now. Davis has presented papers at several academic conferences, including the HUIC Conference (Hawaii University International Conferences) Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences, for which he discussed manifestations of Hip-Hop culture in the visual arts. His work has been featured in the Politics Issue of Callaloo: A Journal of African Diaspora Arts and Letters, ColorLines, and over sixty exhibitions. Mr. Davis is Professor and Head of the Department of Visual & Performing Arts at Grambling State University in Grambling, Louisiana.
Further Reading About Drék Davis
This event is sponsored in part by a 2021 Get Artistic Grant from the Creature Comforts Brewing Company.