Guest Faculty Lecture: Steven Molina Contreras and Arthur Simms

Jul 4, 2023 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, open to the public, and available in person or via livestream. Registration is required for attendance. All on-campus workshop participants will be pre-registered for this event.


Steve Molina Contreras

Steven Molina Contreras is a native El Salvadorian photographer living and working in New York. His work focuses on themes of migration, sacrifice, and love by surveying his family’s personal and social history in the United States and El Salvador. He holds a BFA in photography and related media from the Fashion Institute of Technology. He has held residencies at Lightwork and the Center for Photography in Woodstock.

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Arthur Simms

Arthur Simms is a professor of art and director of the art department at CUNY, LaGuardia in NYC. His numerous awards include the Rome Prize, Guggenheim, Tiffany, Creative Capital, Joan Mitchell, Pollock-Krasner, and American Academy of Arts and Letters. Exhibiting nationally and internationally, he represented Jamaica in the 49th Venice Biennial.

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Steve Molina Contreras, Abigails Portrait

Jul 4, 2023 7PM-8PM

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