Democracy is a verb

This Is What Democracy Looks Like Speaker Series

Gregg Deal: Art and Democracy

How does the solitary artist in the studio connect to the masses at the polls or the people in the streets? Internationally renowned painter, performance artist, and designer, Gregg Deal talks about the ways art and democracy does (and does not) fit together.

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Artist Gregg Deal

Lectures will be offered digitally and in person following COVID-19 regulations (September will be digital only). If it becomes necessary to switch to a digital-only format, we will notify you as the lecture date approaches. The ticket price will remain the same for digital or in person experiences. 

Important note about listed times: Series package includes access to all 1pm and 7pm lectures. Lecture times may vary, so check each date before you purchase.

About Gregg Deal

Gregg Deal (Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe) is a contemporary artist who challenges Western perceptions of Indigenous people, touching on issues of race, history and stereotypes. He was Native Arts Artist-in-Residence at Denver Art Museum in 2015-2016 and Artist-In-Residence at UC Berkeley 2017-2018. Gregg has lectured widely at prominent educational institutions and museums, including Denver Art Museum, Dartmouth College Columbia University, and the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian. His television appearances include PBS’s The Art District, The Daily Show and Totally Biased with Kamau Bell.