Thursday, March 1, 2018, 1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
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Auditorium 150

Matthew Shlian is an artist/designer and founder of the Initiative Artist Studio in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

His work extends from drawings to large-scale installations to collaborations with leading scientists at the University of Michigan. His work for the National Science Foundation explores paper folding structures on the macro level translated to the nano-scale. His client list includes Ghostly International, Apple, Procter & Gamble, Facebook, Levi’s, Sesame Street, and the Queen of Jordan.

His work can be seen at and

This lecture is supported in part by the Alice B. Fjelstul ’96 Visiting Artist Fund.