Please join the Department of Art at Columbus State University for a lecture evening with the 2015 Visiting Artist in Residence, Kira Carillo Corser, Wednesday, October 7, 6:00 pm, Crit Space 1, Corn Center for the Visual Arts.
Kira Carillo Corser is an art educator, artist and an activist. For years Kira Carillo Corser has been connecting communities through art. Her background includes 10 years at KPBS in San Diego, 8 years teaching at California State University Monterey, an MFA from John F. Kennedy University Arts Annex in Berkeley, and BA in Journalism, plus 20 awards and grants, and 22 years experience as Director of educational and community programs. As Director of the Wellness for Children Project, she designed workshops and produced a 40-minute children’s video used at libraries, Stanford and other California hospitals. For adults, she produced a 30-minute video titled “Art and Healing: Journeys through Breast Cancer” for the Monterey Museum of Art and American Cancer Society. At the university lever she made 9 videos for CSUMB Institute for Human Communication, the World Wall for Visual and Public Arts and for freshman students about Service Learning.