Rocky Schenck featured at Visiting Artists Series at SUNY Fredonia on October 15, 2009

Rocky Schenck, a photographer and music video director and writer, will be participating in the Visiting Artist Program of the Fall 2009 series sponsored by the Visual Arts Department at SUNY Fredonia.

 

He will talk to the campus and community at an open lecture Thursday, Oct. 15, at 8:30 p.m. in 209 McEwen Hall.

 

The series will be launched Thursday, Oct. 8, with a talk by Fredonia graduate and sculptor, Kathy Sully, '99. All events within the series are free and open to the public, as space permits.

 

He has produced music videos for Nick Cave & PJ Harvey ("Henry Lee"), Seal & Joni Mitchell ("How Do You Stop"), The Cramps ("Bikini Girls with Machine Guns" and "Creature from the Black Leather Lagoon)", Alice in Chains ("We Die Young", "Them Bones", "What the Hell Have I", and "Grind"), Annie Lennox & Rod Stewart ("If We Fall in Love Tonight"), and Van Halen ("Humans Being" and "Fire in the Hole"), among others.

 

The largest collection of his work is located at the

Wittliff collections, Texas State University

.

October 1, 2009