Art & Art History

Date: 4:00pm EDT October 2, 2018

Artist Talk: Jacinda Russell

Visiting Artist Jacinda Russell will present a public talk about her work and artistic practice, followed by an opening reception for her exhibit at China Hutch Projects.

Jacinda Russell: Metaphorical AntipodesJacinda Russell: Metaphorical Antipodes

The Art + Art History Department is pleased to present a public artist talk by Jacinda Russell on Tuesday, 10/2 at 4PM in Larrabee Studio Arts Center (100 Gibson Ave.- near HR).

Jacinda Russell is a conceptual artist who transforms objects into self-portraits, representations of place, and symbols of fixation. She works primarily in the mediums of photography, sculpture, installation, and bookmaking. Her artwork has been exhibited at the Phoenix Art Museum, Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, Texas Gallery, Houston Center for Photography, and the Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station. She was recently awarded the Photographic Arts Council / Los Angeles Research Fellowship at the Center for Creative Photography. Born in Idaho, she received her BFA from Boise State University in Studio Art and her MFA from the University of Arizona. Currently, she lives in Indianapolis and works as an Associate Professor of Art at Ball State University.

As a Visiting Artist at Washington College, Russell will spend two days on campus, speaking with studio art classes and meeting individually with studio art seniors, in addition to the 4PM public talk about her work. See more of the artist’s work at This lecture is presented as part of the Art + Art History Department’s 2018-2019 Visiting Artist Lecture Series.

Following the artist talk, please join us to view Jacinda Russell’s exhibit titled Metaphorical Antipodes at China Hutch Projects (211 Philosophers Terrace). China Hutch Projects ( is an off-campus art exhibition space affiliated with the Art + Art History Department. A reception for the exhibit will begin at 5:30pm.

All events are free and open to the public, and all are warmly invited to attend.

For more information, contact Prof. Julie Wills: