The Talking Artists



The Talking Artists is a conversation series for creatives that focuses on artistic enrichment and community development through various topics and featured guests.

These sessions will be on Zoom, in-person and shared in other prerecorded content.

For more information, contact Kolton Harris at

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A Conversation with Creative Director, Laura LiPuma

Laura LiPuma is perhaps best known for her design work with legendary musician Prince. Meeting Prince as a young designer at Warner Bros., she would go on to art direct many of his albums, from Purple Rain to Lovesexy. With expertise in company branding, she had led in-house art departments with award-winning results.

Date: February 16, 2023
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Athey Center for Performance and Research at Palmer Auditorium, Connecticut College, New London, CT


Previous Conversations

Green Graphic for Session #4 of The Talking Artists

Watch Marline Johnson, an art therapist, artist and activist from Chicago, as she talks about her journey of healing, helping us all to remember that "We are Not Always Broken".

Watch a conversation between Illustrator Sabine Questant and host Juanita Sunday. They talk art & entrepreneurship and forging your own creative path.