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Illustrated Lecture: Designing Art Furniture

Friday, April 26, 2019
5:00pm – 7:00pm

Storrs Campus
Benton

John Dunnigan, Professor, RISD will talk about the History and Design of Art Furniture.

John Dunnigan is a designer, maker and educator. His studio work has been shown in more than 100 exhibitions, including 10 solo exhibitions, and is included in such private and public collections as the Museum of Fine Arts Boston and the National Museum of American Art at the Smithsonian in Washington, DC. Dunnigan’s furniture has been featured in dozens of publications, such as The New York Times, Newsweek and The Boston Globe and in books and catalogues, including New American Furniture. He was a partner in DEZCO Furniture Design LLC, a company dedicated to sustainable practices in design for mass production.

Dunnigan has been a member of the faculty at RISD in the Departments of Industrial Design, Interior Architecture and Furniture Design and previously served as interim dean of the Division of Architecture + Design. He is a former Mellon Fellow in the RISD Museum and currently holds the Schiller Family Endowed Chair in Furniture Design.

5pm - Reception 5:30 - Talk

This is an Honors Event. Categories: Academic & Interdisciplinary Engagement. #UHLevent408

Contact:

amanda.douberley@uconn.edu

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