Elizabeth Greenfield Zeidman Lecture

Elizabeth Greenfield Zeidman Lecture
Wednesday, October 12th '11 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Stewart Auditorium Moore College of Art & Design

FREE and open to the public

PANELISTS -  2011 Visionary Woman Awardees

Read more about the Visionary Woman Awards and the Visionary Woman Awards Event on October 12, 2011

  • Jaune Quick-to-See Smith

Jaune Quick-to-See Smith,  Artist, Curator and Educator

Jaune Quick-to-See Smith is an internationally known artist, curator, lecturer, and educator. One of the most acclaimed American Indian artists, her work is in the Whitney Museum, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Brooklyn Museum, Smithsonian American Art Museum, the Museum of Modern Art, and the Victoria and Albert Museum. Smith has received awards such as the Academy of Arts and Letters Purchase Award, the Joan Mitchell Foundation Painters Grant, the Women’s Caucus for the Arts Lifetime Achievement, and the College Art Association Women's Award. 

  • Jane Walentas

Jane Walentas ’66,  Artist and Community Development Leader

Jane Walentas has just completed a 25-year total restoration of a magnificent 1922 hand-carved carousel. In summer 2011, “Jane’s Carousel” will be permanently installed in Brooklyn Bridge Park in a pavilion designed by Pritzker-Prize winning architect Jean Nouvel. Walentas, her husband, David, and their son, Jed, developed the DUMBO section of Brooklyn, where they have transformed warehouses into a thriving community of artists and residential and commercial development. Walentas worked for many years as an art director in advertising for Elizabeth Arden, Avon and Estee Lauder. She is a graduate of Moore College of Art & Design.
  • Signe Wilkinson

Signe Wilkinson,  Cartoonist

Signe Wilkinson is the only woman whose editorial cartoons are distributed by a major syndicate in the US. In 1992, she was the first woman to win the Pulitzer Prize for editorial cartooning. Wilkinson has received three Overseas Press Club Awards, two Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Awards, the National Press Foundation's Berryman Award, She was President of the Association of American Editorial Cartoonists in 1994. She has been the editorial cartoonist for the Philadelphia Daily News since 1985 and recently began a new cartoon strip, Family Tree, for the Philadelphia Inquirer.
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