Tuesday Night Lecture Series: Lucia Hierro

As part of the Tuesday Night Lecture Series (TNLS) BU College of Fine Arts School of Visual Arts presents a lecture with artist Lucia Hierro, organized by MFA Painting. Lucia Hierro (b. 1987) is a Dominican American conceptual artist born and raised in New York City, Washington Heights/Inwood, and currently based in the South Bronx. Lucia’s practice, which includes sculpture, digital media and installation, confronts twenty-first century capitalism through an intersectional lens. She received a BFA from SUNY Purchase (2010) and an MFA from Yale School of Art (2013). Hierro’s work has been exhibited at venues including the Bronx Museum of the Arts, Jeffrey Deitch Gallery (Los Angeles), Elizabeth Dee Gallery (New York), Primary Projects (Miami), Sean Horton Presents (Dallas), Fabienne Levy Gallery (Lausanne, Switzerland) and Casa Quien in the Dominican Republic. Her works reside in the collections of the Guggenheim Museum New York, the Museum of Fine Arts Boston, Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego (MCASD), El Museo del Barrio in New York City, the Perez Art Museum Miami, the JP Morgan & Chase Collection, among others. In 2021, Lucia’s work was exhibited in ESTAMOS BIEN: LA TRIENAL 20/21, El Museo del Barrio’s (NY) first national large-scale survey of Latinx contemporary art featuring more than 40 artists from the US and Puerto Rico, and she was the subject of a solo exhibition at the Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum in Ridgefield, CT titled Marginal Costs. Lucia will have a solo show titled “Corotos y Ajuares” at the Esker Foundation (Calgary, Canada) January 20th – April 28th 2024.TNLS visiting artists are organized by SVA’s five MFA programs in Painting, Sculpture, Print Media & Photography, Graphic Design, and Visual Narrative. TNLS brings practicing artists, designers, and arts professionals to Boston University to present their work and meet with students for individual and group critiques and hands-on workshops. Lectures are free and open to the public.

When 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm on Tuesday, February 13, 2024
Building FLR, 808 Commonwealth Ave, Brookline MA 02446
Room 410 + 411