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Visiting Artist Lecture: Kevin Umana

Oct 17, 2024 5:30PM-6:30PM

Join us for a conversation with Visiting Artist Kevin Umana, who will be at Anderson Ranch from October 14th – November 2nd, 2024

Visiting Artist Lectures are free, open to the public, and available in person or via livestream.

Kevin Umaña was born in 1989 and grew up in El Salvador and Los Angeles. He received a BFA from San Francisco State University in 2014. Umaña is the co-founder of The Ekru Project, an artist-run Kansas City gallery focused on contemporary, emerging, and underrepresented artists. In 2017, he created a permanent installation at The United Nations Headquarters in New York City. He has completed residencies at  Archie Bray Foundation, Helena, Montana (2023), The Center for Book Arts, New York City (2019); Plop Residency, London, England (2018); SIM Residency, Reykjavik, Iceland (2018) and is currently an artist at residence at Sharpe Walentas, New York City (2023). Institutions owning his work include The United Nations Art Collection, Fidelity Mutual Funds Collection, Center for Book Arts Library, and The Marin Museum of Contemporary Art.

This visiting artist is supported by the Francis/Gordon Kansas City Visiting Artist fund.

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Oct 17, 2024 5:30PM-6:30PM


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