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CANCELED: Feminist Art Historian Dr. Rachel Epp Buller Public Lecture

CONWAY, Ark. (March 11, 2020) — Dr. Rachel Epp Buller, internationally recognized art historian, will deliver a public lecture, “Breasts, Baby Bumps, and Beyond: Maternal Bodies in Art History” on Thursday, Mar. 19, 2020 at 4:10 pm in the Hundley-Shell Theater in the Miller Creative Quad on the Hendrix College campus. The lecture is free and open to the public. A reception will follow in the theater lobby.

Dr. Buller is a feminist, art historian, printmaker, book artist, professor, and mother of three. Her artistic, written, and curatorial work addresses these intersections, focusing on the maternal body and feminist care in contemporary art context. Her most recent book is Inappropriate Bodies: Art, Design, and Maternity (Demeter Press). Other books by Epp Buller include Reconciling Art and Mothering (Ashgate Publishing), Mothering Mennonite (Demeter Press), and Alice Lex-Nerlinger: Fotomonteurin und Malerin / Photomontage Artist and Painter (Lukas Verlag), the product of a Fulbright Fellowship to Berlin. She is a board member of the National Women’s Caucus for Art, a regional coordinator of the international Feminist Art Project, and Associate Professor of Visual Art and Design at Bethel College.

“Dr. Buller is an outstanding scholar and passionate feminist art historian. She speaks to the challenges of women in the visual arts and the systemic barriers women must overcome to succeed,” said Mary Kennedy, director of the Windgate Museum of Art. “I can’t imagine a more timely topic in the art world today.”

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About the Windgate Museum of Art

The Windgate Museum of Art is the new art museum located on the campus of Hendrix College. Scheduled to open in October 2020, the museum is an 8,000 square-foot, environmentally controlled space that includes three exhibition galleries. With a vision to be the premier teaching art museum in Arkansas, the WMA will present outstanding art exhibitions, compelling educational programs, and invigorating social activities for students, faculty, staff, and visitors to campus. Free and open to all, the museum will use hands-on experiences to train students in all facets of museum work, including curatorial research, collection management, educational and social programming, marketing and communications, as well as all aspects of exhibition research, planning, installation, and evaluation. The Windgate Museum of Art is made possible with the generous support of the Windgate Foundation and the Alice L. Walton Foundation.