SECAC, 30 Oct. – 2 Nov. 2, Greensboro, North Carolina. Chair:  Vida J. Hull, East Tennessee State University. Papers are invited that examine any aspect of the relationship between master and pupil from any historical period, such as guild regulations and training, influence and dependency in the art, or the process of developing independence and artistic autonomy. This includes investigations of workshop practices and the emergence of artistic education from workshop to studio practice as guild-dominated instruction wanes. Studies of the relationships between specific artists, including both well-known and anonymous or minor artists, are encouraged, as are papers that examine and critique evidence of workshop practice. Please send abstract and vita toVida J. Hull. Deadline: ASAP.

SECAC (Southeastern College Art Conference) is a non-profit organization that promotes the study and practice of the visual arts in higher education on a national basis. Originally founded to represent artists, art historians, and art educators in the southeastern United States, SECAC has grown to include individual and institutional members from across the United States, becoming the second largest national organization of its kind.  Proposals to most sessions are now closed, but chair is seeking papers to replace those lost to double submissions.

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