Artist Mildred Howard to be the Commencement Speaker at the 2017 Art Practice Graduation.

The Department of Art Practice is pleased to announce that our 2017 Commencement Speaker will be Bay Area artist Mildred Howard. Commencement will be on Monday, May 15th at Hertz Hall .

Mildred Howard, “Laila Ali”, 2010. Mixed Media Assemblage, 56″ x 22″ x 14″. Courtesy Anglim Gilbert Gallery.


Known for her sculptural installations and mixed media assemblage work, Mildred Howard has been the recipient of numerous awards, including the Adeline Kent Award from the San Francisco Art Institute, the Joan Mitchell Foundation and a fellowship from the California Arts Council. Her work has been exhibited internationally including recent shows in Berlin, Cairo, and Bath, England. Large scale installations have been mounted at the Richmond Art Center, Creative Time in New York, in SITE San Diego, the National Museum of Women in the Arts, and the New Museum in New York. Public commissions and installations were executed for the Museum of Glass in Tacoma, Washington, the City of Oakland, the San Francisco Arts Commission and International Airport, and the San Jose Museum of Art.

View artwork by Mildred Howard on the Anglim Gilbert Gallery website.

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