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Guest Faculty Lecture: Ryan Pfluger and David Antonio Cruz

Jul 17, 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.

 

Speaker

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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Ryan Pfluger

Ryan Pfluger is a queer artist originally from Flushing, Queens who now resides in Los Angeles. He received his MFA in Photo, Video and Related Media from the School of Visual Arts New York City.

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David Antonio Cruz, thoseboysdonteverplaynice - detail (Courtesy of the Artist and Monique Meloche Gallery)

Jul 17, 2022 7PM-8PM

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