Studio Art | Visiting Artists Program, Spring 2013
Terry Adkins, Prophet (After John Brown), 2012.
January 29 at the Katzen Arts Center
Terry Adkins is an interdisciplinary artist, musician, and cultural practitioner engaged in an ongoing quest to reinsert the legacies of unheralded immortal figures to their rightful place within the panorama of history. He stages emblematic installation-based experiences that utilize a variety of real time and static media. Adkins is professor of fine arts in the School of Design at the University of Pennsylvania.
Gianna Commito, Bear, 2011.
February 12 at the Katzen Arts Center
Gianna Commito has exhibited her work at MoCA, Cleveland,the Weatherspoon Art Museum in North Carolina, Geoffrey Young Gallery in Massachusetts, and The Drawing Center and Taxter and Spengemann gallery in New York City. She received her MA and MFA from the University of Iowa, and she is an assistant professor of painting at Kent State University.
Lynette Yiadom-Boakye, The Courtesy of a Saint, 2012.
Lynette Yiadom-Boakye, a London-based artist, will speak about her work. Yiadom-Boakye has shown work internationally in solo exhibitions including the Jack Shaniman Gallery, New York; the Chisenhale Gallery, London; and the Corvi-Mora, London. She has been included in many group exhibitions including 'The Progress of Love' at the Menil Collection, Houston and 'The Future Generation Art Prize Exhibition' at the Pinchuk Art Centre, Kiev, Ukraine. Her work is included in many public collections including the Arts Council Collection, London; Tate Collection, London; Nasher Museum of Art, Durham, North Carolina; and the Studio Museum in Harlem, New York; among others. Additional awards include the Arts Foundation Award for Painting and the deciBel Award for Visual Arts.
This artist talk is supported by the Kinetic Lecture Series and the Katzen Fund.