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MCALLEN, TEXAS – The South Texas College Library Art Gallery presents a fall 2020 virtual art lecture series, “Transforming Our World: The Changing Climate,” that examines the ways in which physical and social changes to our environment have influenced the work that some artists create. 

Each first Thursday of each month at 3 p.m., the library will produce a lecture that discusses the many facets of our surroundings that impact each of us: our natural environment, the upcoming election, social movements, and personal health and self-care. Each conversation will connect a visual artist whose work has been influenced by these changes with other professionals and will include both local and non-local perspectives. 

These virtual panels videos will be available on the STC Library Blog: https://library.southtexascollege.edu/tag/transforming-our-world/  

· September 3rd at 3 p.m. – Virtual Panel on Our Natural Environment 

· October 1st at 3 p.m. – Virtual Panel on The Upcoming Election 

· November 5th at 3 p.m. – Virtual Panel on Social Changes 

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· December 3rd at 3 p.m. – Virtual Panel on Personal Health 

Artists in this series include Erica Daborn (M.F.A. Painting, Royal College of Art, London), Yunuén Sigler (B.F.A. Design, The University of Texas at Austin), Josué Ramírez (B.A. Mexican American Studies, University of Texas at Austin), and Marcelina Gonzales (B.A. Visual Art, The University of Texas at Brownsville). Librarians, scientists, non-profit founders, podcasters, and organizers join the artists to discuss our changing environments and include: Melissa Arjona, Aimaloghi Eromosele, Esther Garcia, Dr. Theresa Gatling, Sandie M. Hernandez, Ernesto Herrera, Elizabeth Hollenbeck, Andres Sanchez III, and Marsha Terry. 

The South Texas College Library Art Gallery Program organizes exhibitions and educational programs to engage student understanding of art and its role in culture, support academic curriculum, and inspire continued education through direct engagement with artists, scholars, and original works of art.

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