A Convo with Jiseon Lee Isbara, Provost of OTIS College of Art and Design

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A Convo with Jiseon Lee Isbara, Provost of OTIS College of Art and Design

March 17, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

On Wednesday, March 17th from 6:30 to 8:00 PM, Textile Arts | Los Angeles invites you to join them for Displaced, a conversation with the new provost of OTIS College of Art and Design, artist, and curator Jiseon Lee Isbara.

Jiseon Lee Isbara will speak about the inquiries addressed in her work and the use of visual languages and processes developed over time to communicate her concepts and emotions. Her work mirrors her life and its complexities of a displaced person in two countries: conversant in the language and culture of both places, but not considered a full-fledged member of either one. Through her work, she embodies two cultures, times and identities colliding and merging together.

$10 members; $20 public

PracticeLAB is a series of talks exploring the ideas, issues, and inspiration that inform a robust creative practice. Textile Arts | Los Angeles invites artists, authors, architects, and creatives to present content that addresses the nature of a practice, as well as educational sessions that offer an opportunity to practice. We look forward to meeting more of  LA’s creative community with these engaging sessions.

Jiseon Lee Isbara is an artist and educator who serves as the Provost at Otis College of Art and Design in Los Angeles, CA. She exhibits nationally, engages with viewers through lectures and discussions, and collaborates with and contributes to the community by serving in various roles for regional and national art and education organizations. Amplified by her experience as a first-generation immigrant, she engages with socially and culturally charged dialogue through the accumulated aesthetics, materials, and processes she has garnered as an emigrant from her native culture. Through her artwork, Jiseon questions the congruity around her emotions and cultural topics. Jiseon earned her MFA in Fibers, one from Colorado State University and one from Ewha Woman’s University, Seoul, South Korea. She is Professor and Dean of Academic Affairs at Oregon College of Art and Craft.


March 17, 2021
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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