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Guest Faculty Lecture: David Antonio Cruz and Laura Kishimoto

Jun 27, 2021 7-8PM

Schermer Meeting Hall

Sunday and Tuesday evenings, June through September, the Ranch features a 60-minute presentation by distinguished faculty members and Visiting Artists. These insightful talks dive into inspiration, the creative process and more.

This presentation is free and open to the public, however registration is required for in-person attendance. All on-campus workshop students will be pre-registered for this event.

Can’t make it in person? CLICK HERE for a livestream YouTube link to view the program virtually.

Speakers

David Antonio Cruz

David Antonio Cruz uses painting and performance to explore the visibility and intersectionality of brown, black, and queer bodies. Cruz lives and works in New York City, where he is the Assistant Professor of Visual Arts at Columbia University. He received his BFA in Painting from Pratt Institute, NY, and his MFA from Yale University, CT. He attended the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture and completed the AIM Program at the Bronx Museum, New York. Recent residencies and fellowships include the Skowhegan Alumni Residency, Maine (2021); LMCC Workspace Residency, New York (2015); Gateway Project Spaces, Newark, NJ (2016); BRIC Workspace Residency, Brooklyn (2019); Joan Mitchell Foundation Painters & Sculptors Award (2018), and Mass Cultural Council’s Artist Fellowships (2022). Cruz’s work has been included in notable exhibitions at the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery, Washington, D.C (2014/2021); El Museo del Barrio, New York (2006/2016); the Ford Foundation, New York (2019); the Brooklyn Museum (2019); McNay Art Museum, San Antonio (2019), and the Kemper Art Museum (2021/2022. Cruz’s work was recently on view in When The Children Come Home: a solo exhibition at ICA Philadelphia (2023), A Place For Me: Figurative Painting Now, ICA Boston (2022), The Block Museum at Northwestern (2022), DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum for the New England Triennial (2022), Museum of the African Diaspora (2022), and the Zuckerman Museum of Art (2023).

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Laura Kishimoto

Laura Kishimoto is a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design. She creates sculptural furniture best characterized by its spatial complexity and curiously organic form. Her work is featured in the permanent collections of the Denver Art Museum in Colorado and the Mint Museum in North Carolina.

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Jun 27, 2021 7-8PM

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