Sheila Pepe, Visiting Artist Lecture, Tuesday, April 1st, 6:30PM, Tyler Auditorium.
Born Morristown, NJ, Sheila Pepe lives and works in Brooklyn, NY. Since 1994 Pepe has had numerous solo exhibitions at venues throughout the United States including: Bernard Toale Gallery, Boston; Rowland Contemporary, Chicago; The Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, CA; Susan Inglett Gallery, New York; Thread Waxing Space, New York; University Gallery at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst; Visual Arts Center, Richmond, VA; Weatherspoon Art Museum, NC; and Zilkha Gallery, Wesleyan University, CT. During that time Pepe has also participated in many group exhibitions, including: Shared Women, (2007) Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions; Radical Lace and Subversive Knitting, (2007) Museum of Arts and Design, New York, Decelerate, (2006) at the Kemper Museum, Kansas City; The Photogenic, (2003) ICA, Philadelphia; Greater New York, (2000) P.S.1, New York; Elbowroom Tredja Sparet, Stockholm (1997) and Gothic, (1997) ICA, Boston. Her work is held in a number of private and public collections including: The Jersey City Museum, The Rose Art Museum, and The Harvard University Art Museums. Pepe will make new work for the Smith College Museum of Art in 2008. Education: B.A., Albertus Magnus College, New Haven, CT (1981); B.F.A., Massachusetts College of Art (1983); M.F.A. (1995) School of the Museum of Fine Arts/ Tufts University, Boston; Haystack School, Deer Isle, ME (1984); Skowhegan School of Art (1994). With residences at the Bunting Institute, Radcliffe College at Harvard University (1998/99); and ART OMI, Ghent, NY (1999). Pepe is currently the Assistant Chairperson of Fine Art at Pratt Institute, Brooklyn.
This program is made possible through the use of General Activity Fees.
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