Tuesday October 4th-November 15th | 7:00 pm
PENUMBRA ARTIST SERIES FALL 2016
Eileen Quinlan (October 4th)
Aspen Mays (October 11th)
An-My Lê (October 18th)
Sarah Palmer (October 25th)
Meghann Riepenhoff (November 1st)
Suné Woods (November 8th)
Milagros de la Torre (November 15th)
Any changes to the program will be announced online.
All lectures are held at Penumbra Foundation.
36 E. 30th St. New York, NY, 10016 (between Madison Ave. & Park Ave. South
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Tickets: $12 (Members 10% discount). Students free (with a valid ID).
October 4th, 2016 | 7:00 pm
Eileen Quinlan was born in Boston, MA and lives and works in Brooklyn, NY. She has a BFA from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and an MFA from Columbia University. Quinlan frequently participates in group shows and has mounted more than a dozen solo shows internationally since 2005. Her work is in the permanent collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Museum of Modern Art, Whitney Museum of American Art, Hammer Museum, Museum of Contemporary Art LA, and FRAC (Fonds Régional d'Art Contemporain), France, among others. Recent shows include joint solo exhibitions at Campoli Presti Galleries in London and Paris, and group exhibitions Image Support at Bergen Kunsthall, Norway; Transmission, Recreation and Repetition at the Palais des Beaux-Arts in Paris, Lens Work at LACMA in Los Angeles, and New Photography at the Museum of Modern Artand What Is a Photograph at the International Center for Photography, both in New York. Quinlan has a solo show Mind Craft, currently at Miguel Abreu Gallery, in New York.
October 11th, 2016 | 7:00 pm
Aspen Mays was born in 1980 in Asheville, North Carolina and received her MFA in Photography from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2009. She has had solo exhibitions of her work at the Center for Ongoing Projects & Research in Columbus, Ohio and the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago. Her work has also been included in the recent exhibitions, State of the Art at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Tales from a Dark Room at the New Mexico Museum of Art, and Double Back: Photographic Reflexivity at the University of Maryland. She is currently Assistant Professor at California College of the Arts. Mays lives and works in Oakland, California.
October 18th, 2016 | 7:00 pm
An-My Lê was born in Vietnam in 1960 and received her MFA from Yale University. She is a professor of photography at Bard College. Lê is the recipient of numerous awards, including the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation and the New York Foundation for the Arts. In 2012, she became a MacArthur Foundation Fellow. Her work has been widely shown and collected internationally. She is the author of two monographs: Events Ashore (Aperture Foundation, New York, 2014) and Small Wars (Aperture Foundation, New York, 2005). An-My Lê is represented by Murray Guy Gallery.
October 25th, 2016 | 7:00 pm
Sarah Palmer was born in San Francisco and lives in Brooklyn. She is an artist and an educator whose work has been exhibited most recently in "Original Copy" at the 2016 SPRING/BREAK Art Show, as well as at the Foam_fotografiemuseum and the Wild Project in recent years. She was awarded the 2011 Aperture Portfolio Prize and made a self-published artist book, Waves, in late 2015 and early 2016.
November 1st, 2016 | 7:00 pm
Born in Atlanta, GA, Meghann Riepenhoff is based in Bainbridge Island, WA and San Francisco, CA. She received a BFA in Photography from the University of Georgia, and an MFA from San Francisco Art Institute, where she is a member of the visiting faculty. Her exhibitions include the High Museum of Art, the Worcester Art Museum, Galerie du Monde (Hong Kong), San Francisco Camerawork, Higher Pictures, Foley Gallery, Houston Center for Photography, and the Center for Fine Art Photography. Her work is in the collections of the High Museum of Art, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, the Museum of Contemporary Photography and the Worcester Art Museum, and has been published in Harper’s Magazine, Aperture PhotoBook Review, The New York Times, TIME Magazine Lightbox, and the San Francisco Chronicle. She is the recipient of a Fleishhacker Foundation grant, and is currently a nominee for the 2017 Society for the Encouragement of Contemporary Art Award from the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.
November 8th, 2016 | 7:00 pm
Suné Woods is an artist living in Los Angeles. Her work takes the form of multi-channel video installations, photographs, and collage. Woods practice examines absences and vulnerabilities within cultural and social histories. She also uses microsomal sites such as family to understand larger sociological phenomenon, imperialist mechanisms, & formations of knowledge. She is interested in how language is emoted, guarded, and translated through the absence/presence of a physical body.
She has participated in residencies at Headlands Center of the Arts, Vermont Studio Center, The Center for Photography at Woodstock, and Light Work. Woods is a recipient of the Visions from the New California initiative, The John Gutmann Fellowship Award, and The Baum Award for an Emerging American Photographer.
November 25th, 2016 | 7:00 pm
Milagros de la Torre is an artist working with the photographic medium since 1991. Her practice usually involves extensive research in projects centered in the analysis of image language, the individual and violence. She studied Communications Sciences at the University of Lima and received a B.A. (Hons) in Photographic Arts from the London College of Communications. Her first solo exhibition, curated by Robert Delpire, was presented at the Palais de Tokyo, Paris. She received the Rockefeller Foundation Artist Grant and was awarded the Romeo Martinez Photography Prize and the Young Iberoamerican Creators Prize. In 2003, her artist book Trouble de la Vue was published by Toluca Editions, Paris. De la Torre received the Guggenheim Fellowship in Creative Arts, Photography, 2011 and the Dora Maar Fellowship from The Brown Foundation, 2014. Her work has been exhibited broadly and is part of permanent museum collections in America and Europe. In 2012, the Americas Society, N.Y. presented ‘Observed’, a solo show curated by Edward J. Sullivan and the Museo de Arte de Lima (MALI) honored her with a mid-career retrospective exhibition. Born in Lima, Peru. De la Torre lives and works in New York.