Visual Arts & Technology Lecture: George Scheer
The Visual Arts and Technology Lecture Series welcomes George Scheer, an art and culture advocate.
George Scheer is a founder, director, and cultural policy advocate who fosters creative communities at the intersection of art and social change. He is an experienced leader in the museum, residency, and contemporary art fields, with expertise in civic, social, and economic policy and their cultural intersections.
Scheer is the former Executive Director of the Contemporary Arts Center New Orleans and co-founder and Executive Director of Elsewhere, an experimental museum and artist residency.
As a cultural critic, Scheer writes about arts, cultural policy, economics, urbanization, and place. Other projects include Kulturpark, a public investigation of an abandoned amusement park in East Berlin, and South Elm Projects, a curated series of public art commissions.
Scheer holds a BA from the University of Pennsylvania in Political Communications, MA in Critical Theory and Visual Culture from Duke University, and a PhD in Communication and Cultural Studies from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Scheer's lecture is the second lecture of the 2023-2024 Visual Art and Technology lecture series and is open to the public.
Location: Babbio 122