Lecture Series

LSU College of Art & Design Lecture Series

The LSU College of Art & Design gratefully acknowledges the generous endowments that have established the Paula G. Manship, Alfred C. Glassell Jr., and Max Z. Conrad lecture series and the Nadine Carter Russell and Marie M. Bickham chairs. The School of Architecture is thankful for the lecture sponsorships provided by Coleman Partners Architects.

Past lectures are available to view online anytime at View Past Lectures. Artists, scholars, and design professionals interested in speaking at the LSU College of Art & Design may e-mail their credentials to adsn@lsu.edu.


  1. greg craola simkins

    Greg Simkins, “A Surprising Journey”

    January 23, 2017, 5:00pm | LSU College of Art & Design Auditorium

    In conjunction with the Baton Rouge Gallery Surreal Salon, Los Angeles based artist Greg “CRAOLA” Simkins will present a lecture, “A Surprising Journey,” at the LSU School of Art at 5 p.m. on Monday, January 23,…

  2. cynthia leibrock

    Cynthia Leibrock, School of Interior Design Lecture

    January 25, 2017, 5:00pm | LSU College of Art & Design Auditorium

    Cynthia Leibrock, principal and founder of Easy Access to Health, will present a lecture at the LSU College of Art & Design at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, January 25, 2017, in the LSU Design Building Auditorium…

  3. April Philips, Max Z. Conrad Endowed Lecture Series

    January 30, 2017, 5:00pm | LSU College of Art & Design Auditorium

    April Philips, principal of April Philips Design Works, will present a Max Z. Conrad Endowed Lecture at the LSU Robert Reich School of Landscape Architecture at 5 p.m. on Monday, January 30, 2017, in…

  4. ayumi horie

    Ayumi Horie, School of Art Lecture

    February 07, 2017, 5:00pm | LSU Design Building Commons

    Ceramic artist Ayumi Horie will present a School of Art Lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, February 7, 2017, in the LSU Design Building Commons (room 104). Horie is a full-time studio potter from…

  5. Edward Steinfeld, Nadine Carter Russell Chair Lecture

    February 08, 2017, 5:00pm | LSU College of Art & Design Auditorium

    Edward Steinfeld, architect and director of the IDEA Center, has been named the 2016–17 Nadine Carter Russell Endowed Chair in Interior Design. He will present a lecture at the LSU College of Art &…

  6. Alberto Pérez-Gómez, Paula G. Manship Endowed Lecture Series

    February 13, 2017, 5:00pm | LSU College of Art & Design Auditorium

    Professor Alberto Pérez-Gómez of McGill University’s School of Architecture will present a Paula G. Manship Endowed Lecture at the LSU College of Art & Design at 5 p.m. on Monday, February 13, 2017, in…

  7. Luis Longhi, Coleman Partners Architects Sponsored Lecture

    February 20, 2017, 5:00pm | LSU College of Art & Design Auditorium

    Luis Longhi, principal of Longhi Architects and professor at UPC Lima, Peru, will present a lecture sponsored by Coleman Partners Architects at the LSU School of Architecture at 5 p.m. on Monday, February 20, 2017,…

  8. M. Elen Deming, Paula G. Manship Endowed Lecture Series

    March 06, 2017, 5:00pm | LSU College of Art & Design Auditorium

    M. Elen Deming, professor at the University of Illinois Department of Landscape Architecture, will present a Paula G. Manship Endowed Lecture at the LSU College of Art & Design at 5 p.m. on Monday,…

  9. julie heffernan

    Julie Heffernan, Paula G. Manship Endowed Lecture Series

    March 15, 2017, 5:00pm | LSU College of Art & Design Auditorium

    Artist Julie Heffernan will present a Paula G. Manship Endowed Lecture at the LSU College of Art & Design at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, March 15, 2017, in the LSU Design Building Auditorium (room…

  10. Ron Herman, Paula G. Manship Endowed Lecture Series

    March 20, 2017, 5:00pm | LSU College of Art & Design Auditorium

    Ron Herman, principal of Ron Herman Landscape Architect, will present a Paula G. Manship Endowed Lecture at the LSU College of Art & Design at 5 p.m. on Monday, March 20, 2017, in the…

  11. mario naves

    Mario Naves, School of Art Lecture

    March 22, 2017, 5:00pm | LSU College of Art & Design Auditorium

    Artist, critic, and teacher Mario Naves will present a lecture at the LSU School of Art at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, March 22, 2017, in the LSU Design Building Auditorium (room 103). Naves’s work…

  12. chun-yu wei

    Chun-Yu Wei, School of Architecture Lecture

    March 27, 2017, 5:00pm | LSU College of Art & Design Auditorium

    Professor Chun-Yu Wei, dean of the School of Architecture at Hunan University and principal architect of Regional Studio, will present a lecture at the LSU School of Architecture at 5 p.m. on Monday, March…

  13. Jim Campbell, Paula G. Manship Endowed Lecture Series

    April 03, 2017, 5:00pm | LSU College of Art & Design Auditorium

    Jim Campbell, electronic artist and owner of White Light Inc. Studio, will present a Paula G. Manship Endowed Lecture at the LSU College of Art & Design at 5 p.m. on Monday, April 3,…

  14. Trey Trahan, College of Art & Design Distinguished Alumni Lecture Series

    April 05, 2017, 5:00pm | LSU College of Art & Design Auditorium

    Trey Trehan, founder and CEO of Trahan Architects, will present a LSU College of Art & Design Distinguished Alumni Lecture at the LSU College of Art & Design at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, April 5,…