Visiting Artist Talk: Olivia Valentine


Wednesday, March 14, 1:00 p.m.
Sharp Building, 37 S. Wabash Ave., Room 1005

Olivia Valentine, Needle Lace to Valley Walking: Igne Oyasi as Landscape Ornamentation

Olivia Valentine is an interdisciplinary visual artist working primarily in textile construction, creating architectural scale textile installations that are exhibited nationally and internationally. She is the recipient of a Fulbright Fellowship for Installation Art in Turkey (2012-13), The Founding President’s award from the Textile Society of America (2014) and the Brandford/Elliott Award for excellence in Fiber Arts (2012). She is an Assistant Professor of Art and Visual Culture at Iowa State University.

This lecture is made possible by the William Bronson and Grayce Slovet Mitchell Lectureship in Fiber and Material Studies and is free and open to all SAIC students, faculty, staff and alumni. Persons with disabilities requesting accommodations should visit