Samantha Bittman will lead an artist talk on Thursday from 12:30-2 p.m. in Room 121 of the Tyler School of Art. Bittman is an artist based in Chicago. She has served on the faculty at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Haystack Mountain School of Crafts and now teaches at the Rhode Island School of Design. Recently, Bittman’s show “Razzle Dazzle” at Chicago’s Andrew Rafacz Gallery used paintings over patterned weave structures in black and white. Bittman’s talk is free and open to all.