Tuesday Night Lecture Series: Lisa Corinne Davis

  • Starts: 7:00 pm on Tuesday, January 30, 2024
  • Ends: 8:00 pm on Tuesday, January 30, 2024
As part of the Tuesday Night Lecture Series (TNLS) BU College of Fine Arts School of Visual Arts presents a lecture with artist Lisa Corinne Davis, organized by MFA Painting. Lisa Corinne Davis is an abstract painter exploring themes of racial, social and psychological identity. Born in Baltimore, MD, currently living and working in Brooklyn, NY, Davis received her BFA from Pratt Institute, and her MFA from Hunter College. Her paintings have been exhibited across the United States and in Europe, including one person shows at June Kelly Gallery (New York), Gerald Peters Gallery (New York), and The Mayor Gallery (London). She is currently represented by Jenkins Johnson Gallery (San Francisco, Los Angeles & New York), Miles McEnery (New York), and The Mayor Gallery (London). Her work is included in the collections of The Museum of Modern Art, the J. Paul Getty Museum, The Philadelphia Museum of Art, and the Victoria and Albert Museum. Davis is the recipient of numerous awards, including a Guggenheim Fellowship, The Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Grant, a National Endowment for the Arts Visual Artist Fellowship, three Artist Fellowships from The New York Foundation for the Arts, and a Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant. In 2017, she was inducted as a National Academician at the National Academy Museum & School. Her essays on art and culture have been published in the Brooklyn Rail and Art Critical. Davis has previously taught painting at Yale University and is currently Professor and the Co-Director of the MFA program at Hunter College in New York. 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.
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