Namita Gupta Wiggers, Visiting Artist & Critic Lecture Series
Date: September 24 2012 5:00pm Location: Miller Hall - Room 102
Namita Gupta Wiggers is Director and Chief Curator, Museum of Contemporary Craft in partnership with Pacific Northwest College of Art. Through curatorial practice, Wiggers considers how craft and design function as subjects and verbs, simultaneously distinct and intersecting practices, and how the exhibition operates as a site and space for curatorial inquiry. Wiggers pursued doctoral studies in art history at the University of Chicago, where she earned her MA. She holds a BA in art history and English, Rice University. She is co-founder of Critical Craft Forum, and serves on the Board of Trustees for the American Craft Council.