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Mark Tribe / Sharon Louden In Conversation

Visiting Artist Lecture:
Friday, March 31
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Auditorium 150
1:00 p.m.

Mark Tribe / Sharon Louden In Conversation / President's Lecture Series

Mark Tribe is an artist who works across media and forms, including drawing, photography, installation, video and performance. His recent work explores the relationship between landscape and technology. His work has had solo exhibitions at the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C.; Momenta Art in New York; Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions; the Queen Victoria Museum in Launceston, Australia; and DiverseWorks in Houston. His work has also been shown at the Palais de Tokyo in Paris; the Menil Collection in Houston; Centre Pompidou in Paris; the National Center for Contemporary Arts in Moscow; MUAC in Mexico City; SITE Santa Fe; the San Diego Museum of Art; Museo de Antioquia in Medellin; Blanton Museum of Art in Austin; Telfair Museum of Art in Savannah; Montclair Museum of Art in New Jersey; the DeCordova Museum in Lincoln, Mass; the Contemporary Museum in Baltimore; Ronald Feldman Gallery in New York; and Yossi Milo Gallery in New York. He has received grants from Creative Capital and the New York Foundation for the Arts. He is the author of two books, The Port Huron Project: Reenactments of New Left Protest Speeches (Charta, 2010) and New Media Art(Taschen, 2006), and numerous articles. Tribe is Chair of the MFA Fine Arts Department at School of Visual Arts in New York City. In 1996, he founded Rhizome, an organization that supports the creation, presentation, preservation, and critique of emerging artistic practices that engage technology.

Sharon Louden is an artist, educator, advocate for artists, and editor of the Living and Sustaining a Creative Life series of books including The Artist as Culture Producer. Sharon's work has been exhibited in numerous venues including the Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, the Drawing Center, Birmingham Museum of Art, Weatherspoon Art Museum and the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art and her work is held in major public and private collections including the Whitney Museum of American Art, National Gallery of Art, Neuberger Museum of Art, Arkansas Arts Center, Yale University Art Gallery, and the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, among others. As an extension of her work in her studio, Sharon is a Senior Critic at the New York Academy of Art in New York City where she organizes a popular Lecture Series, interviewing luminaries and exceptional individuals in the art world and from afar. Sharon is also a consultant for the Joan Mitchell Foundation, advising their grantees, and conducts webinars and consultations for the Creative Capital Foundation. Sharon's first book, Living and Sustaining a Creative Life is now in its sixth printing. With sales in over 18 countries, it has become Intellect Book's #1 best selling publication two years in a row. The book has been translated into Korean, garnered over 45 reviews, the subject of 15 podcasts and radio appearances, and received more individual feedback than can be counted. Sharon's second book, The Artist as Culture Producer, officially launches on March 2, 2017 at the Strand Book Store in New York City, followed by an extensive book tour. www.livesustain.org.