In a time of avatars, social media, and globalization, how do art and design fit into the world? Join Professors Shanna Robinson and Anne Morningstar as they decode the intertwined history and state of art, design, and technology.
Anne Morningstar is Professor of Design at North Central Michigan College. She graduated with a Master of Science in Telecommunications – New Media from Indiana University, and holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Animation – Time-Based Media from the Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design. Morningstar is a Freelance Designer, Animator, and Interdisciplinary Artist, working nationally; her work has been exhibited in galleries, juried shows, traveling exhibitions, and film festivals.
Shanna Robinson earned both a Bachelor of Fine Arts and a Master of Fine Arts in Textiles from Eastern Michigan University. She has been making art from whatever material expresses her purpose for more than 30 years. Working in textiles, ceramics, sculpture and printmaking, she creates a varied body of work connected by a love of the natural world. Robinson is Professor of Art at North Central Michigan College, where she teaches art history, textiles and design.