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Stick Figures: Drawing as Human Practice by D.B. Dowd
Saturday, December 15 at 5 p.m.

Join author, illustrator, and theorist D.B. Dowd for an expansive look into the practice of drawing that resets the terms of an ancient activity and embraces drawing as a communicative practice and process for everyone. Dowd’s recent book, Stick Figures: Drawing as a Human Practice, is published by Spartan Holiday Books and the Rockwell Center for American Visual Studies. He is Senior Fellow of the Rockwell Center for American Visual Studies Society of Fellows Program, and Professor of Art & American Culture Studies at Washington University in St. Louis, where he serves as the Faculty Director of the D.B. Dowd Modern Graphic History Library—renamed in his honor in 2016. A reception and booksigning will follow. Free for Museum members, or included with Museum admission. Free for children 18 and under. Program only, $10.