Guest Faculty and Visiting Artist Lecture: Ken Gonzales-Day & Benjamin Timpson

Jun 12, 2022 7PM-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.

Registration is required for attendance. BEFORE REGISTERING, please click here and review the Health & Safety requirements for all Anderson Ranch program participants.

All on-campus workshop students will be pre-registered for this event.



Ken Gonzales-Day

Ken Gonzales-Day is a Los Angeles based artist whose interdisciplinary and conceptually grounded projects consider the history of photography, the construction of race, and the limits of representational systems ranging from the lynching photograph to museum display. He earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Pratt Institute, a Master of Arts in art history from Hunter College and a Master of Fine Arts from the University of California, Irvine. His photographs have been exhibited at: The J. Paul Getty Museum; LACMA; The Santa Barbara Museum of Art; Smithsonian American Art Museum and National Portrait Gallery; The New Museum; REDCAT; LAXART; Palais de Tokyo, Paris; Generali Foundation, Vienna; Tomas Dane Gallery, London; Tamayo Museum, Mexico City, Luis de Jesus Los Angeles, among others. His monographs include Lynching in the West: 1850-1935 (Duke University Press, 2006) and Profiled (LACMA, 2011). Gonzales-Day has received numerous awards in recognition of his work, including grants from Art Matters, the California Community Foundation, the Durfee Foundation, Los Angeles’s Department of Cultural Affairs, Creative Capital, the Smithsonian’s S.A.R.F., and a Guggenheim fellowship in photography. Gonzales-Day is the Fletcher Jones Chair in Art at Scripps College.

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Benjamin Timpson

Benjamin Timpson received his MFA from Indiana University and is currently an Assistant Professor of Photography at Arizona State University. Benjamin is a Yale-Smithsonian Poynter Fellow.

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Unseen: Our Past in a New Light: Ken Gonzales-Day and Titus Kaphar, National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, March 2018- January 2019. Courtesy of the artist and Luis de Jesus Los Angeles.

Jun 12, 2022 7PM-8PM

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