Lecture by Ms. Marcia R. Cohen, Artist and SCAD Atlanta Professor.
This lecture complements the exhibition “OPTIC CHIASM: The Crossing Over of Art & Science.”
General admission: $5. Free for OUMA members or with a Petrel Pass.
Foundation studies Professor Marcia R. Cohen from Savannah College of Art and Design Atlanta where she teaches that color theory is not only a course, but a way of life. Throughout her 32-year career, Cohen has made an indelible mark on the world of color theory. She has exhibited, lectured and participated in scholarly panels throughout the United States and in France and Spain. She also has won numerous awards, grants and fellowships, and in 2001 she was awarded the prestigious King Baudouin Foundation U.S. Cultural Exchange Fellowship to study in the Netherlands and German. A native of Detroit, Cohen said her upbringing “under the backdrop of the Civil Rights Movement” shaped her character and artistic development. Marcia earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in painting and drawing from Wayne State University and a Master of Arts from the University of New Mexico.