Rescheduled: Art of the Matter Live—Chicago Alumni Event
This event has been rescheduled.
FAA alumni: join us for a unique evening celebrating the arts and creative camaraderie in River North.
In a series of short presentations, eight speakers will bring to life arts-related topics from their current creative pursuits, careers, and communities.
Connect with fellow FAA alumni and enjoy great food and a custom cocktail demonstration put on by Sunda New Asian restaurant, which was named one of the top 10 hot spots in Chicago.
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Sunda New Asian Restaurant
110 W. Illinois St.
Chicago, IL 60654
Registration is required. RSVP by March 6.
Speakers and Topics
BFA '93 Theatre
Topic: "Conflict in the Arts"
Lisa De Angelis
BME '06 Music
Topic: "Keeping Art Alive: A Medici Mindset"
A look today's world, how art lives among us, and how we can be an influential part of its future.
MFA '98 Theatre
Topic: "Adapting Nancy Drew"
BFA '00 Art and Design
Topic: "Connecting Paths"
My mentors inspired me to use science, technology, engineering, the arts, and mathematics (STEAM). Now I guide my students through inquiry and design theory to discover creative possibilities.
BFA '02 Theatre, JD '14 Law
Topic: "My Work and My Job"
Many theatre professionals must balance their artistic life with the competing demands of another career. I will be discussing the challenges of being a professional playwright and a practicing attorney.
BFA '96 Theatre
Topic: "How Many Hats Can One Artist Wear? The Challenges of a Modern-Day Multi-Hyphenate"
I will discuss the challenges and joys of being a multi-hyphenate artist (actor, teacher, writer, producer, casting director) in today's landscape.
MFA '11 Theatre
Topic: "Around the Globe with the Arts"
From a little-known Chinese city to Champaign-Urbana, then to New York, Singapore, San Francisco, Chicago, and beyond . . . see alumnus Cody Chen explore the world with the arts.
BS '09, MARCH '11 Architecture
Topic: "Red Light Green Light: Which One Are You?"
Surprise Guest Alumna
Updated February 20, 2019