Visiting Artist Lecture: Nick Tobier

Calendar: School of Art
Start: November 7, 2014 4 p.m.
End: November 7, 2014 5:30 p.m.
Location: Art and Journalism Building, Room 225

Contact Details

Maura Jasper
765-285-2041
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Nick Tobier will give a lecture on November 7 in the Art and Journalism Building, AJ 225, beginning at 4:00 p.m. On November 8, Tobier will conduct a social intervention titled "Muncie Guest Workers Corp" in The Quad.

Nick Tobier is a New Yorker who has transferred much of his affection and sense of street level exploration to Detroit. Tobier has studied sculpture and landscape architecture, worked at Storefront for Art & Architecture in New York City, and designed for the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation in the Bronx and LandWorks Studio in Boston. His focus as an artist and designer is with the social lives of public places, both in built structures and events. He has designed and/or activated bus stops, farms, kitchens, boulevards, and has worked within and without municipal structures in Detroit, Tokyo, Toronto, San Francisco. Tobier is an associate professor and director of the National Engagement at the Stamps School of Art and Design and the Center for Entrepreneurship in the College of Engineering at the University of Michigan.   

Learn more about Nick Tobier and his artwork.  

View the School of Art's full 2014-15Visiting Artists, Designers and Scholars program