The Lesley MFA in Visual Arts talks will take place at 7 pm EST and will be livestreamed at LesleyMFA.org.
Monday, June 20 - Chie Fueki
Visually-striking and intricate, Chie Fueki’s paintings picture contemporary life in spectacular motion. Created through a complex system of painting, drawing, cutting, and collaging onto wood panels, her practice is centered around the depiction of figures, symbols, and abstract spaces using multi-layered ornamental surfaces and fields of color. Fueki has had solo exhibitions at DC Moore Gallery, NY; Shoshana Wayne Gallery, NY; Mary Boone Gallery, NY, and the Orlando Museum of Art. She is the recipient of a 2021 Joan Mitchell Fellowship and a 2022 Guggenheim Fellowship.
Tuesday, June 21 - Sarah Montross
Sarah Montross is the senior curator at the deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum in Lincoln, Massachusetts. Notable exhibitions she has organized include "Visionary New England"; "Screens: Virtual Material"; "Cool Medium: Art, Television, and Psychedelia"; and "Expanding Abstraction: New England Women Painters 1950 to Now". She is the editor of Past Futures: Science Fiction, Space Travel, and Postwar Art of the Americas (MIT Press).
Wednesday, June 22 - Candice Lin
Candice Lin is known for her ethnographic approach to art-making alongside crude fantasy scenes. Lin's work often "resist the sovereignty of the [masculine] eye" and exposes "the violence of the gyneco-scopic regime" that "cuts the [female] body into pieces, making visual, anatomical, and aesthetic cuts to produce territories or genital organs. Solo exhibitions include those at the Carpenter Center for Visual Arts, Harvard University (2022); Walker Art Center, Minneapolis (2021); Guangdong Times Museum, Guangzhou, China (2021); Francois Ghebaly, Los Angeles (2019); Portikus, Frankfurt, Germany (2018); Gasworks, London, England (2016).
Thursday, June 23 - Visiting Faculty Dell M. Hamilton
An interdisciplinary artist, writer, and independent curator whose artist talks, performances, and collaborative projects have been presented to a wide variety of audiences, Dell M. Hamilton frequently draws upon her roots in Belize, Honduras, and the Caribbean, as the folkloric traditions and histories of the region. Her work has been presented at the Hood Museum, Dartmouth University; ICA Boston; the 13th Havana Biennial, Matanzas, Cuba; and the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum.