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      Visiting Artist Lecture Series: AK Burns in Purchase

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      April 18, 2018

      Wednesday   5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

      735 Anderson Hill Road
      Purchase, New York 10577

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      Visiting Artist Lecture Series: AK Burns

      Presented by the School of Art+Design, the Visiting Artist Lecture Series brings to campus noted artists, curators, critics, and historians who share their perspectives and expertise on their own work and provide insight into current issues facing the contemporary artist and designer.

      Visual Arts Building, Room 1016

      Free and open to the public

      AK Burns is an interdisciplinary artist and educator residing in Brooklyn and a co-founder of W.A.G.E. (Working Artists and the Greater Economy) whose work has been exhibited widely, including in solo and two-person exhibitions at Callicoon Fine Arts, New York; Johannes Vogt Gallery, New York; Tate Modern, London; REDCAT, Los Angeles; Taxter & Spengemann, New York; Horton Gallery, Berlin; RECESS, New York; and elsewhere. The artist was a 2016–17 Radcliffe Fellow at Harvard University. A Smeary Spot, the opening chapter of the serial work of which “Shabby but Thriving” is the second part, premiered at Participant Inc, New York, in 2015, and traveled to the Portland Institute for Contemporary Art in 2016 before being shown at the New Museum as part of Burns’s residency at the museum.

      Burns is a recipient of a 2015 Creative Capital Award in the visual arts and has works in several public collections, including the International Center of Photography, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and the Museum of Modern Art. Burns received her BFA from Rhode Island School of Design and MFA from Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts at Bard College.

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