Visual & Studio Arts Lecture Series: Clifford Owens

Heimbold Visual Arts Center 208

Open to the public

/ Tuesday


Clifford Owens has a BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and a MFA from Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University. Postgraduate, Whitney Museum Independent Study Program and Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture. Solo exhibitions: MoMAPS1, Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Home (Manchester, England), others. Group exhibitions: Walker Arts Center, The Studio Museum in Harlem, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, The Kitchen, Museum of Modern Art, others. Projects and performances: Brooklyn Academy of Music, Performa05 and Performa13, and others. His exhibition book, Anthology, edited by Christopher Y. Lew, includes contributions by Kellie Jones, Huey Copeland, and John P. Bowles. His work has been reviewed in The New Yorker, The New York Times, Artforum, Art in America, Bomb, The Drama Review, and New York Magazine. His writings have been published in The New York Times, PAJ: A Journal of Performance and Art, and Artforum. He is the recipient of many grants and fellowships, including a William H. Johnson Prize, a Louis Comfort Tiffany Award, and a Lambent Fellowship for the Arts. Recently, he was an artist in residence at Artpace and the MacDowell Colony. He has been visiting faculty and a critic at Columbia University, Yale University, Cooper Union, and Virginia Commonwealth University. He was recently a visiting artist at Williams College, Bard College, and Lafayette College. He currently teaches a performance arts class at Sarah Lawrence.