Open Practice Committee: Jenny Kendler
|When||April 12, 2018 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM |
|Where||Logan Center |
|Contact Information||Department of Visual Arts (DOVA) |
|Description||A public talk with Jenny Kendler as part of the Department of Visual Arts' Open Practice Committee and Undergraduate Lecture Series. |
Jenny Kendler is an interdisciplinary artist, environmental activist and naturalist whose work has been exhibited by museums and biennials such as the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, the Albright-Knox, the Art Institute of Chicago, the Pulitzer Arts Foundation, the MSU Broad Museum, the DePaul Art Museum, the California Academy of Sciences, the Chicago Biennial, the 3rd Terrain Biennial and the Kochi-Muziris Biennale. She has been commissioned to create projects for locations as diverse as Chicago's Millennium Park, an urban conservatory, an Arizona desert and a tropical forest in Costa Rica. Kendler holds a BFA from the Maryland Institute College of Art (2002) and a MFA from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (2006). She is Vice President of artist residency ACRE, co-founder of artist-website service OtherPeoplesPixels, an organizer of artist collective Deep Time Chicago and in 2014 was named the first Artist-in-Residence with environmental non-profit NRDC. Upcoming projects include projects for the Arts Club of Chicago in 2018 and the Haus Der Kulturen Der Welt in Berlin in 2019. Alongside an interdisciplinary team, she was recently awarded a major grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation for her community co-created project Garden for a Changing Climate.
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