Feb
4
1:00pm 1:00pm

Conversation with Lowery Sims and Judy Cotton

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Judy Cotton (b. 1941, Broken Hill, Australia) lives and works in Lyme, Connecticut. Cotton has had 33 solo shows and numerous group shows in the United States, Australia, Hong Kong, South Korea, Japan and Great Britain. Her work is in collections including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Phillips Gallery, the New Britain Museum of Art, the Florence Griswold Museum and the Australian National Gallery of Art

Lowery Stokes Sims is specialist in modern and contemporary art. She received her B.A. in art history from Queens College of the City University of New York; her M.A. in art history from Johns Hopkins University and a Ph.D. in art history from the Graduate School of the City University of New York. Her dissertation, Wifredo Lam and the International Avant-Garde, 1923–1992, was published by the University of Texas Press in 2002. Sims served on the education and curatorial staff of The Metropolitan Museum of Art from 1972-1999 and then as executive director, president and adjunct curator at The Studio Museum in Harlem from 2000-2007. Sims has lectured widely nationally and internationally and served as a visiting critic and lecturer at Alfred University, the University of Pennsylvania, the University of Texas at Austin and the University of Hawaii among others. In 1991, she received the Frank Jewett Mather Award from the College Art Association for distinction in art criticism. From 2005-10 she served as A.D. White Professor-at-Large at Cornell University; as Visiting Professor at Queens College and Hunter College in New York City (2005, 2006); as a fellow at the Clark Art Institute and Visiting Scholar at the University of Minnesota in 2007. Sims was also a member of the selection jury for the World Trade Center memorial in 2003-2004.

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Apr
14
7:00pm 7:00pm

Artist talk with Justin Long

Justin H. Long received his MFA from the California Institute of the Arts and his BFA from Florida International University. In 2010, Long was the recipient of the Residency of the America’s at Fonderie Darling in Montreal and has recently exhibited in New York, Copenhagen, Los Angeles, Philadelphia (The Fabric Workshop and Museum), Washington D.C. (American University Museum) and Miami (The De La Cruz Collection). His comedic video, In Search of Miercoles, won the Optic Nerve XII competition at the Museum of Contemporary Art in North Miami, where it is part of the permanent collection. Long is a Professor at the New World School of the Arts and co-proprietor of Long’s Motorcycle Sales on the Miami River.

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Nov
20
6:00pm 6:00pm

Artist talk with José Luis Falconi

José Luis Falconi is Fellow at the Department of History of Art and Architecture at Harvard University, where he received his PhD in Romance Languages and Literatures in 2010.
He has contributed to several Latin American, European and U.S. journals as writer, editor, and photographer, and curated over twenty shows of emergent Latin American artists. His latest academic publications include A Principality of Its Own (2006) co-edited with Gabriela Rangel; The Other Latinos (2007), co-edited with José Antonio Mazzotti,; Portraits of an Invisible Country: The Photographs of Jorge Mario Munera  (2010), A Singular Plurality: The Works of Dario Escobar (2013), and  The Great Swindle: The Works of Santiago Montoya (2014). In December of this year, his latest book, entitled Ad Usum/To be Used: The Works of Pedro Reyes will be released in the United States.  
His photographic and installation work has been exhibited in the USA, Peru, Colombia and Chile.  In November 2015, his work will be shown at the Xth Mercosul Biennale in Porto Alegre, Brazil.

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