Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Thursday: Penelope Umbrico Lecture

from Camera Club of NY:

Penelope Umbrico

Thursday, February 18, 7pm
The School of Visual Arts Amphitheatre
209 East 23rd Street (between 2nd/ 3rd Ave), Third Floor

Free to CCNY members, SVA students, faculty, and staff
General admission $5, $3 for other students with valid student ID

Image © Penelope Umbrico

A New York based artist and educator, Penelope Umbrico has, in her work, examined typologies found in sales catalogs, search engines, photo sharing sites and online classified communities. She attended Ontario College of Art in Toronto, Canada, and received her MFA at the School of Visual Arts. Umbrico has exhibited nationally and internationally, and is included in the collections of the Museum of Modern Art, NY; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, International Center of Photography, NY; Metropolitan Museum of Art, among others. She also has received numerous grants and fellowships, including Anonymous Was A Woman, Aaron Siskind Foundation Fellowship, NYFA Artists Fellowship, NYFA Catalogue Project Grant, and the Harvestworks Scholar Fellowship. Umbrico is currently core faculty at the School of Visual Arts, both its BFA Photography program and MFA Photography and Related Media program and is the Chair of MFA Photography at Bard College, NY.

1 comment:

nina corvallo said...

love love Penelope's work and she was one of the best teachers I ever had :)