- Date & Time
Thursday, January 19, 2017 6:00pm to 8:00pm
The School of Art and Art History at the University of Florida is proud to present visiting artist Morgan Puett as part of the Spring 2017 Visiting Artists Lecture Series. The lecture series is free and open to the public. They will begin at 6 pm in the Music Building, Room 101 (MUB 101). The lectures offer the community at large an important opportunity for dialogue about contemporary art and culture in relation to national and international trends.
J. Morgan Puett was born in Hahira, Georgia in 1957. She received her BFA in painting and sculpture in 1981; MFA in sculpture and experimental filmmaking at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 1984. Puett created an experimental artist run corporation and intervention into the fashion system designing stores, installations and clothing in five different storefront locations in Manhattan, NY between 1987 and 2001. Puett exhibits and lectures internationally as a transdisciplinary, creative producer of painting; sculpture; installation art; interiors; clothing and furniture design; architecture; and film; rearranging intersections by applied conceptual tools and research-based methods including history, biology, new economies, craft and collaboration; all culminating in her life project of world-making, Mildred’s Lane and The Mildred Complex(ity) in Beach Lake, Pennsylvania and in Narrowsburg, NY. She has recently been awarded the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Award 2016 and a Pollock-Krasner Foundation Award, 2016. To learn more, visit www.jmorganpuett.com.
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