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Distinguished Speaker Series » Artist Deborah Butterfield

Renowned American artist Deborah Butterfield has been captivated by horses all her life. She combined this captivation with her interest in art and material while studying art at the University of California, Davis. Constructed of wood and cast in bronze, her life-size sculptures have been exhibited in museums worldwide, including her work Redstick, on view as part of Crystal Bridges’ permanent collection. She has become a master of three-dimensional horse images, building her sculptures with no sketches or maquettes, working directly with wood pieces or found metal scraps. Horses remain at the core of her life and artwork today. In this lecture, Butterfield will speak about her work, career, philosophy, creative process, and more.

$15 ($12/members, $5/students), register online or with Guest Services.

Wheelchair seating, assistive listening devices, and American Sign Language (ASL) interpretation are offered at all Distinguished Speaker Lectures. Please contact [email protected] or 479.657.2415 for preferred seating. Relay or voice calls are welcome.

May 11, 2018
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Great Hall