Faculty Presentation: Pete Hocking, Rowan Ricardo Phillips, and Joan Wickersham

Tuesday, June 18, 2024
5-7 PM

Join us for a summer faculty artist talk and reading with artist Pete Hocking, and writers Rowan Ricardo Phillips, and Joan Wickersham.

If you can’t join us in person, you can view the livestream here.

About Our Speakers



Pete Hocking is a painter, curator, and writer who lives on Cape Cod. From 1997-2022 he taught at Rhode Island School of Design. From 2003-2021 he taught in Goddard College’s MFA in Interdisciplinary Arts program. He was director of RISD’s Office of Public Engagement (2007-2011), and Associate Dean of the College & Director of the Swearer Center for Public Service at Brown University (1988-2005). Hocking is a founding board member of Provincetown Commons, an economic development center for the creative economy.

Rowan Ricardo Phillips


Rowan Ricardo Phillips‘ latest book of poems is Silver (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2024). His other poetry collections are The GroundHeaven, and Living Weapon. He is a Distinguished Professor of English at Stony Brook University, the poetry editor of The New Republic, and the editor of the Princeton Series of Contemporary Poets.

Joan Wickersham


Joan Wickersham’s books include The News from Spain and The Suicide Index, a National Book Award Finalist. Her fiction has appeared in Best American Short Stories, Best American Nonrequired Reading, and many other publications. Her new book of poems, No Ship Sets Out To Be a Shipwreck, will be published in Fall, 2024. Wickersham writes a regular op-ed column for The Boston Globe and has been awarded fellowships by the National Endowment for the Arts, the American Scandinavian Foundation, the Massachusetts Cultural Council, MacDowell, and Yaddo. She has taught fiction and memoir at Harvard, The University of Massachusetts Boston, and the Bennington Writing Seminars.

All readings and artist talks are held in the Stanley Kunitz Common Room, unless otherwise noted. Our annual summer exhibition, Edge Condition, is on view June 6 through August 22, 2024 in our Hudson D. Walker Gallery. Both venues are located at 24 Pearl Street in Provincetown.

Gallery Hours: Tuesday – Saturday, 12 PM-5 PM
The gallery is also open by appointment and during all public events

Parking is restricted to students and faculty staying on site

The Stanley Kunitz Common Room and the Hudson D. Walker Gallery are accessible facilities in compliance with ADA guidelines.

If  you require assistance to access these venues, please call the Fine Arts Work Center at 508-487-9960 ext.101 in advance of your visit.

24 Pearl Street
Provincetown, MA 02657

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