"Animal Farm", Lecture by Artist Sue Coe

With an opening talk by Karen Davis, Founder and President of United Poultry Concerns
Thursday, October 15, 7:00 p.m. / FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC Tucker Hall Theatre, College of William & Mary
Sponsored by the William & Mary Committee on Sustainability, the Department of Art & Art History, and the Commonwealth Center for Energy & Environment / Mapping Virginia CAFOs Project

Sue Coe, an internationally renowned painter, printmaker, illustrator, and activist, will discuss her work and issues relating to industrial animal agriculture, or factory farming, which today causes environmental problems and suffering on a colossal scale. Born in England and trained at the Royal Academy of Art, she has produced a large body of politically-engaged work that is represented in major collections such as the Museum of Modern Art, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Art Institute of Chicago, the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, the Brooklyn Museum, the Harvard Art Museum, the Whitney Museum of American Art, and many more.

Karen Davis, Founder and President of United Poultry Concerns, a bird rescue sanctuary in Machipongo, Virginia, is a leading advocate for the compassionate and respectful treatment of domestic fowl. The title of her talk is "The Plight of Farmed Animals in Virginia Legally & Literally: What I've Learned in My Work."
For more information visit http://mappingvacafos.wix.com or contact acbraddock@wm.edu.

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