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UHD to Host Artist Talk by Hagit Barkai

The University of Houston-Downtown (UHD) will host “Aesthetics as Instruments of Power and Morality: An Artist Talk by Hagit Barkai,” at 11:30 a.m., Wednesday, March 1 in the One Main Building, N1099.

Barkai is a visual artist creating in painting, drawing, print, and photo-performance art mediums. Her work focuses on the human figure, clothed or nude.

Barkai’s work has been shown in exhibitions both nationally and internationally.

The artist earned a Master of Fine Arts from Penn State University and a Bachelor of Philosophy from Hebrew University in Jerusalem. She also studied at the Jerusalem Studio School, a private art school in Israel.

A former resident of Houston, Barkai is now an assistant professor of Art at Davidson College, North Carolina.

This event is sponsored by UHD Philosophy Department.

For more information, contact Sharin Elkholy, associate professor of philosophy, at 832-291-7134.