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Acclaimed artist Kiki Smith to speak at AU
3/27/13

Internationally acclaimed artist Kiki Smith will present a lecture, open to the public, at 5 p.m. Thursday, March 28, in Holmes Auditorium, Harder Hall, on the Alfred University campus.

Her talk at Alfred University about her work is sponsored by the Visiting Artists and Scholars Committee for the School of Art & Design with funds from the Miller Excellence in the Arts Endowment Fund.

Smith has previously been at Alfred University as an artist in residence.

Born in Germany and considered one of the foremost feminist artists today, Smith has earned international accolades, including:  the Skowhegan Medal for Sculpture in 2000, the Athena Award for Excellence in Printmaking from the Rhode Island School of Design in 2005, the 50th Edward MacDowell Medal from the MacDowell Colony in 2009, and has participated in the Whitney Biennial several times. In 2005, Smith was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Letters.

Smith’s work is in numerous prominent museum collections, including the Museum of Modern Art, New York; Walker Art Center, Minneapolis; Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York; the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; and the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles. Smith lives and works in New York City.

 

 

 

 

For more:

Alfred University: http://www.alfred.edu

School of Art & Design: http://art.alfred.edu

Kiki Smith:

http://topics.nytimes.com/topics/reference/timestopics/people/s/kiki_smith/index.html

http://www.pbs.org/art21/artists/kiki-smith