Questions and Answers


At several stops on the Conversation Tour for The Artist as Culture Producer, Sharon Louden solicited written questions from attendees that she and her fellow panelists would answer. Every written question that was submitted is shown below in chronological order. 

Some of these questions were provided to visitors of the Validation/Permission/Opportunity exhibition by Jennifer Dalton and Sharon Louden in Berea, Kentucky, in August 2018. Answers to these questions can be viewed at the bottom of the page.


University of California, Davis, Davis, CA, April 6, 2017, 58 attendees, 29 written questions.
Panelists: Sharon Louden and Robin Hill

Visual Arts at Chautauqua Institution, Chautauqua, NY, July 26, 2017, 55 attendees, 30 written questions.
Panelists: Sharon Louden and Don Kimes

21C Museum Hotel, Cincinnati, OH, August 24, 2017, 80 attendees, 9 written questions.
Panelists: Sharon Louden and Mark Tribe

Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, September 19, 2017, 97 attendees, 27 written questions.
Panelists: Sharon Louden, Hrag Vartanian, Jean Shin, Jane South, Matthew Deleget, and Julia Kunin

Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, September 29, 2017, 52 attendees, 23 written questions.
Panelists: Sharon Louden and Julie Langsam

Maine College of Art, Portland, ME, October 6, 2017, 148 attendees, 56 written questions.
Panelist: Sharon Louden

Pratt MWP, College of Art and Design, Utica, NY, November 10, 2017, 151 attendees, 26 written questions.
Panelists: Sharon Louden and Donna Moran

Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, November 13, 2017, 181 attendees, 23 written questions.
Panelist: Sharon Louden

University of North Texas, Denton, TX, March 7, 2018, 119 attendees, 53 written questions.
Panelist: Sharon Louden

Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI, April 3, 2018, 92 attendees, 32 written questions.
Panelists: Sharon Louden, Courtney Fink, Alison Wong, Graem Whyte and Faina Lerman

Fairbanks Arts Association, Bear Art Gallery, Fairbanks, AK, April 20, 2018, 19 attendees, 21 written questions.
Panelists: Sharon Louden, Matthew Deleget and Hrag Vartanian


Questions With Answers Provided by Visitors to the Berea Arts Council Exhibition:

Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, September 19, 2017, 97 attendees, 27 written questions.
Panelists: Sharon Louden, Hrag Vartanian, Jean Shin, Jane South, Matthew Deleget, and Julia Kunin

Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, September 29, 2017, 52 attendees, 23 written questions.
Panelists: Sharon Louden and Julie Langsam

Pratt MWP, College of Art and Design, Utica, NY, November 10, 2017, 151 attendees, 26 written questions.
Panelists: Sharon Louden and Donna Moran

Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, November 13, 2017, 181 attendees, 23 written questions.
Panelist: Sharon Louden