VISITING ARTIST LECTURE
September 17, 2018
Event will take place in Schermer Meeting Hall and is free and open to the public.
Emilio Perez was born in 1972 in New York City. He attended Pratt Institute and University of Florida’s New World School of the Arts. Perez’s works can be found in the permanent collections of the PAMM – Perez Art Museum, Miami; Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo; Fundación ARCO, Madrid and Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock; and in corporate collections, internationally. The artist’s paintings were featured in the Critical Gestures, PAMM, Miami; 12th Havana Biennial; Topographies at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo; and Signs of the Apocalypse/Rapture at the Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago. Perez had solo exhibitions with Galerie Lelong in both New York and Paris. He has been commissioned by both Times Square and the Kennedy Center to create large scale video animation and is currently completing a permanent site-speciﬁc mosaic installation for the Metro Transit Authority on New York