Art League Lecture at the KIA with Carla Atwood Hartman - Wednesday, December 12
Carla Atwood Hartman
Carla Atwood Hartman, the granddaughter of Charles and Ray Eames, will discuss the history of the famous Eames furniture design at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts at 10 am on Wednesday, December 12.
Ms. Hartman is a Board member of the Eames Foundation and is also its Director of Education.
collaborates with museums, schools, institutions, and the public to extend the creative legacy of Charles and Ray Eames through interactive programming and exhibitions, publications and product development.
In addition she
works tirelessly to preserve the Eames House and to expand the public's engagement with this National Historic Landmark located in the Pacific Palisades, California.
In addition to her work for the Foundation, Hartman has been involved in many museum-related projects including serving as a Master Teacher of Architecture, Design & Graphics at the Denver Art Museum, and an Educator-in-Residence at both the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston and the Victoria & Albert Museum in London.
While much of her
current work focuses on the Eames
also uses chairs - a singular collecting passion - as teaching tools about design and the design process.