Speaker Series.


The Speaker Series kicks off as a series of free public talks by visual artists and cultural producers in Rockford, Illinois. This series provides a platform for the cultural producers to share their history, practice, and ideas with the Rockford area community. All talks will be recorded and submitted to the Rockford Visual Art Archive.


Carrie Johnson

Curator at Rockford Art Museum

Laura Gomel & Jenny Mathews

Co-Directors of 317 Art Collective

Mike Werckle

Artistic Director of The West Side Show Room

Doc Slafkosky & Jerry Kortman

Co-founders of J. R. Kortman Center for Design and The Kortman Gallery