T. Kelly Wilson is the Director of the Indiana University Center for Art+Design in Columbus and an Associate Professor of Indiana University. He received a Bachelor of Architecture from Auburn University and a Master of Architecture from Harvard University.
Wilson is an artist and architect, having recently been twice awarded the Paul Rudolph Fellowship at Auburn University. He held an Associate Professorship at Harvard Graduate School of Design since 1996.
Wilson has been an invited lecturer at many academic institutions, nationally and internationally, including the Bermuda National Gallery of Art, the Jerusalem Studio School, Israel, and the American University in Cairo. His lectures address the subjects of spatial invention within drawing and architecture, focusing upon the perceptual organization of architecture and the city.
New York born composer Timothy Dunne earned his DMA in Music Composition from the State Conservatory of St. Petersburg, Russia in 2008 where he studied with Sergei Slonimsky following degrees earned from the Indiana University School of Music and the Oberlin Conservatory. He is the recipient of multiple awards for his composition and related activities from the Fulbright foundation, The New York Foundation for the Arts, the University for Music and Fine Arts of Vienna, the Trust for Mutual Understanding, The Greve Foundation and The Aga Khan Foundation.
He has published articles in the Russian language for his PhD work on the musical renderings of Bulgakov’s The Master and Margarita, and as pianist has given several important national premieres in Russia by works of Ligeti, Berio and Ferneyhough. His compositions include works for piano, voice, orchestra, small ensembles and solo instruments. Dunne’s forthcoming album, Metaphrase, featuring music for chamber orchestra, is scheduled for release this fall on the Innova Recordings label. He is currently serving on the faculties of Union College, Schenectady and the College of St. Rose, Albany.
This session will explore the nature of creativity from the advantage of age and maturity will address how the arts were significantly advanced by individuals in Architecture, Art and in Music who were in their senior years of life, but at the zenith of creative thinking and productivity.