William Rolland Gallery of Fine Art

Events for Common_Ground

Walpa D'Mark Concussion

My Little Narrative: Artist Talk with Walpa D'Mark

Tuesday, Mar 01, 2022
12:30 pm PDT

Artist Walpa D’Mark will discuss how he came to his petit recit or “little narrative” in his work, and why this process is important.

1. Euclid Ave. East Cleveland

Sex Work and Visual Culture (Common Ground Series)

Thursday, Apr 08, 2021
2:00 pm PDT

Panelists will discuss social practice photography, public representations and perceptions of sex workers, voyeurism, and sex workers’ labor and humanitarian rights


Autism Spectrum: Representation and Perception (Common Ground Series)

Thursday, Mar 11, 2021
4:00 pm PDT

An artist and psychologist will discuss support systems and the evolving sociocultural understanding of autism.

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Framing Architecture and Reimagining Communities (Common Ground Series)

Thursday, Mar 04, 2021
2:00 pm PDT

Discussion between an artist, a sociologist, and an urban planner to examine the framing of communities through architecture, aesthetics, and more

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Memories That Aren't Ours: Experimental Films from Atlanta (Common Ground Series)

Tuesday, Mar 02, 2021
1:00 pm PDT

Atlanta-based filmmakers will discuss creating experimental film shorts relating to the Black experience

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Memories of Home: Memorial, Meaning, and Filmmaking (Common Ground Series)

Thursday, Oct 29, 2020
2:00 pm PDT

This conversation pairs filmmaker djones in dialogue with Dr. James Young, professor emeritus UMass Amherst. They will discuss djones’ film “631,” 2008, which documents his family’s stories through their ownership and struggles to maintain a multigenerational home in Youngstown, Ohio.

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Kindness and Aging (Common Ground Series) with Jane Callister and Dr. Lené Levy-Storms

Tuesday, Sep 15, 2020
4:00 pm PDT

Artist Jane Callister and Dr. Lené Levy-Storms will discuss concepts of kindness and its implementation in our communal world.