Art Forum

Department of Art and Design


Art Forum is a speakers' series featuring notable artists, designers, art historians and art critics from around the world who come to campus to present their work and ideas in an open forum.  Admission is free and open to undergraduate and graduate students as well as the general public.

Past Art Forum speakers have included notables such as Chakaia Booker, Will Cotton, Aziz + Cucher, Inka Essenhigh, Judy Fox, Roxy Paine, Ursala Von Rydingsvard, and Seymour Chwast.

For further information and/or to confirm a scheduled date, call  973-655-4074.

Art Forum Speakers: Current Schedule (see below)   l  Past Schedules              [back to Visiting Professionals/Events]

Current Schedule (Fall 2015)

  • TUESDAYS 2:30 - 4:20 p.m.
    Location: Montclair State University; Calcia Hall, CA135
    Open to the Public; Admission is free

September 8
Dr. Aissa Deebi

September 15
Rotem Rozenthal

Noah Simbalist 2015

Noah Simblist is Chair and Associate Professor of Art at SMU Meadows School of the Arts. He works as an artist, curator and writer with a focus on art and politics in Israel-Palestine and has contributed to Art Journal, Modern Painters, Art Papers, Art Lies, Art21 and other publications. Curatorial projects include Yuri’s Office by Eve Sussman and the Rufus Corporation at Ft Worth Contemporary Arts, Out of Place at Lora Reynolds Gallery, Tamy Ben Tor at Testsite, and Queer State(s) at the Visual Arts Center in Austin. He was also on the curatorial team for the 2013 Texas Biennial. Writing projects include interviews with Kader Attia, Khaled Hourani, AL Steiner and AK Burns, Omer Fast, Jill Magid, Walead Beshty, Yoshua Okon, and Nicholas Schaffhausen.


September 29
MOMA Visit, Walid Raeed

October 6
Saul Ostrow

October 13
Asunción Molinos

October 20
Octavio Zaya

October 27
Kaya Behkalam

November 3
Rachel Lears

November 10
Eric Fishel 

November 17
Shady El Noshokaty

November 24
Blane De St Croix

December 1
Mia Jankowicz

December 8

December 15