Events Wednesday, Sep 25, 2019 6:00 - 7:30 pm

Lesley Art + Design Visiting Artists: Wardell Milan

University Hall, Lower Level Screening Room 0-36, 1815 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02140

Add to Calendar 2019-09-25T18:00:00 2019-09-25T19:30:00 America/New_York Lesley Art + Design Visiting Artists: Wardell Milan Artist lectures are free and open to the general public. University Hall, Lower Level Screening Room 0-36, 1815 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge,, MA 02140
digital print with collaged imagery of people and food in a makeshift 1970's style room

Renowned artist and photographer Wardell Milan joins the Lesley Art + Design community Wednesday, Sept. 25 from 6-7:30 p.m. The lecture is free and open to the public.

Working at the dynamic intersection of drawing, painting and photography, Milan began as an artist in residence at Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture before earning an MFA at Yale University.

digital print with collaged imagery of nude people in a lush green forest
Wardell Milan (b. 1977) "Miss Floral Pageant", 2015 digital C-print, mounted on Dibond 47.5x71.5 in 120.7x181.6 cm

His three-dimensional dioramas gained considerable recognition and have been exhibited at The Studio Museum in Harlem, and The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh.

Milan will also be speaking at deCordova the next day, Sept. 26 from 12-1 p.m, during a lunchtime picnic. Free for members or with admission.


*Above image: "I'm trying to keep my faith. But, I'm searching for more. Somewhere I can be safe.", 2017-18 digital C-print, mounted on Dibond 44 x 98 in 111.8 x 248.9 cm Both images courtesy of the artist and David Nolan Gallery, New York.

The Lesley Art + Design Visiting Artist Series is co-presented by Art and Design Dean Amy Green Deines, BFA and MFA Programs and the Office of Community Engagement. The series is made possible by generous support from the Lesley Art and Design Dean’s Community Advisory Council and the Strauch-Mosse Family Foundation. Lectures are free and open to the public. This month, artist Wardell Milan comes to Lesley in partnership with the deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum.