The Cabinet: On Color

Friday, February, 8th, 2013


Steven Shevell is the Eliakam Hastings Moore Distinguished Service Professor of Psychology and Ophthalmology & Visual Science, and a faculty member in the graduate program in Computational Neuroscience. Throughout his career, his research has focused on human color vision. He has served as chair of the Color Technical Group of the Optical Society of America and as president of the Vision Sciences Society.

Jonathan Ullyot received his PhD in Comparative Literature at the University of Chicago in 2010. He is currently an instructor of the Humanities Core at the College. His dissertation was entitled, “A Quest to Fail: Kafka, Céline, Beckett.”

Katherine Harvath received her BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and is currently an MFA candidate at the University of Chicago. Harvath explores gestural painting and frequently includes found objects in her work.

Philippe Guyot-Sionnest is a Professor in the Department of Chemistry at the University of Chicago. He received his PhD in Chemistry from the University of California Berkeley. His work examines the potential of physics and chemistry at the nanometer scale.

Nicholas Wong is a PhD candidate in the Department of Comparative Literature at the University of Chicago. He is currently working on his first poetry collection, Speak, Menagerie.

Jessica Stockholder is Professor in the Department of Visual Art and Chair. She received her MFA from Yale University. In her work, she orchestrates an intersection of pictorial and physical experience, probing how meaning derives from physicality.

The Cabinet is curated by Julie Marie Lemon, Mollie McFee, and Jen Smoose.


Julie Marie Lemon, Program Director and Curator