Kingsley meets on the third Wednesday of each month from September through November, and January through April for lectures by prominent artists, art historians, and recognized art experts. Lectures have covered a wide variety of topics such as American painting, Asian art, European genre painting, photography, ceramic art, sculpture, architecture, art history, ballet and theater.
Speakers receive an honorarium. Speakers have included artists like Ruth Rippon, Darrell Forney, Gregory Kondos, Wayne Thiebaud, William Allen, Robert Arneson and Gerald Silva. Major contributions have also come from the curatorial staff at the Crocker Art Museum and the academic community of nearby universities.
PLEASE NOTE: Meetings are held at the Crocker Art Museum Auditorium located at 216 O Street, Sacramento. Membership card must be presented to enter Kingsley lecture.
Ms. Fonda will briefly discuss her education and background to put her art work in context. She will share information about her studio practice and how she sees her role in our creative community. Included will be glimpses of what is currently happening in her studio and the projects on her horizon.
Practicing and teaching as a fine artist and photographer for more than 20 years, Kurt Fishback began making environmental portraits of fellow artists in their personal space, recently focusing on women artists in order to bring his archive into gender parity.