Guest Faculty Lecture: Chelly Jin & Yari Mena

Jul 2, 2024 7PM-8PM

Schermer Meeting Hall

Sunday and Tuesday evenings, June through September, the Ranch features a 60-minute presentation by distinguished faculty members and Visiting Artists. These insightful talks dive into inspiration, the creative process and more.

Guest Faculty Lectures are free on-campus events and open to the public. All workshop participants will be pre-registered for this event.

Can’t make it in person? Register and receive a link to livestream this lecture.


Chelly Jin

Chelly Jin (she/her) is a new media artist employing technology as a conduit of self expression and self exploration. Her practice weaves the interdisciplinary: creative code, artificial intelligence, installation, print, movement and performance. She is currently an MFA candidate at the University of California, Los Angeles in Media Arts, where she earned her BA in Design Media Arts and Digital Humanities.

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Yari Mena

Yari Mena is a Mexican-American mixed-media artist from Atlanta, Georgia. She earned her BFA from Georgia State University. Yari was a Distinguished Fellow at the Hambidge Center for Creative Arts, and a recipient of the Anderson Ranch Internship and Professional Development Award. Her work has been featured in Target’s corporate Hispanic Heritage Month initiative in 2020, SOLA Art Market, and the Hapeville Depot Museum. Yari’s work investigates how memories change to protect people, relationships and aid survival.

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Chelly Jin, Coping Mechanisms

Jul 2, 2024 7PM-8PM

While You're On Campus


The Ranch Café

The Ranch Café is closed to the public July 8 – July 14. Please join us next week. 

The Café is a social hub where students and visitors gather to discuss ideas, plan for new creative experiences, and reflect on shared teachings. Join us for a beautiful buffet lunch offering fresh salads and rotating hot items.

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Artworks store


ArtWorks Store

Art supplies, fine crafts, and gifts.

Store Hours (June – September):

Monday – Friday, 8:30AM to 5:30PM, and Sunday, 12-6PM

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Patton-Malott Gallery

This gallery space on the Anderson Ranch campus is home to contemporary and rustic ranch architectural elements and provides the backdrop for rotating exhibitions throughout the year.

Gallery Hours (June – September):

Monday – Friday, 8:30AM-5:30PM and 12-6PM on Sunday

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