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Graduate Lecture Series: Catherine Chalmers

Oct 30 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

511 Building - Arlene and Harold Schnitzer Center for Art and Design

Mediatheque

Graduate Lectures

511 NW Broadway
Portland, Oregon, 97209   [map]
503.226.4391

The MFA in Visual Studies program is excited to welcome Catherine Chalmers to present a public lecture on her work and research as part of the Hallie Ford School of Graduate Studies Lecture Series.

Catherine Chalmers holds a B.S. in Engineering from Stanford University and an M.F.A. in Painting from the Royal College of Art in London. She has exhibited her artwork around the world, including MoMA P.S.1, New York; MassMoca, North Adams; Kunsthalle Vienna; The Today Art Museum, Beijing; among others. Her work has been featured in the New York Times, Washington Post, Time Out New York, ArtNews, Artforum and on PBS, CNN, NPR, and the BBC. Two books have been published on her work: FOOD CHAIN (Aperture 2000) and AMERICAN COCKROACH (Aperture 2004). Her video “Safari” won Best Experimental Short at SXSW Film Festival in 2008. In 2010 Chalmers received at Guggenheim Fellowship and in 2015 she was awarded a Rauschenberg Residency. From 2016-2018 she was a Fellow at the Center for Art + Environment at the Nevada Museum of Art. In 2018 she created a course called Art & Environmental Engagement and taught it spring quarter at Stanford University. Her video “Leafcutters” won Best Environmental Short at the 2018 Natourale Film Festival in Wiesbaden, Germany and in 2019 it won the Gil Omenn Art & Science Award at the Ann Arbor Film Festival. She lives in New York City.

Free and open to the public. Can’t join us in person? Watch live on our livestream channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCbx8z4AVVOCdnb7q5EmjiEA/featured

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