Art Professor and Urban Studies Alum to Have Showings at Film Festival in Miami

images of Emily Burkhead and Karl Erickson
Emily Burkhead and Karl Erickson

Karl Erickson, assistant professor of art, and Emily Burkhead ’20, who graduated from Rhodes with a bachelor’s degree in urban studies, will have their films featured at the first annual Chroma Art Film Festival to be held Aug. 12  in Miami.

Erickson makes videos and audio/visual-performances about language, transformative experiences, self-betterment, and environmentalism. His animated film titled “Know No Now” will be featured at the festival.

Burkhead’s animated film “Piña Colada” also will be shown. While a student, Burkhead worked with Erickson on film projects and served as the creative projects manager for the Mike Curb Institute for Music.