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Victor E Ferrall, Jr. Artist-in-Residence Keynote Lecture

with Lisa Anne Auerbach

Date: Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014

Time: 8:00 pm

Location: Richardson Auditorium, Morse-Ingersoll Hall

Contact:, Cheryl Mikulecky: 363-2396

Please join Beloit College and the Art and Art History department as they welcome the 2014 The Victor E. Ferrall, Jr. Endowed Artist-in-Residence,  Lisa Anne Auerbach, who will deliver the annual keynote lecture "Stricken by the Chicken"

The Victor E. Ferrall, Jr. Endowed Artist-in-Residence Program brings distinguished visual or performing artists to campus for as little as a day or two or for as long as a semester to teach, direct workshops, and perform or exhibit his or her works. During the artist’s stay, his or her work or work created by collaborating students is presented in an exhibition at the Wright Museum of Art. The program was established in 1998 in honor of the ninth president of Beloit College, Victor E. Ferrall. 

Lisa Anne Auerbach is an interdisciplinary artist living and working in Los Angeles, CA. Focusing primarily on knitting, photography and publications, her work has been exhibited internationally since 1996. Select solo exhibitions include Chicken Strikken at Malmö Konsthall, Malmö, Sweden; Election Sweater Project at the Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, CO; Torn Porn at Gavlak Gallery, Palm Beach, FL; and Take This Knitting Machine and Shove It at Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham, UK. Select group exhibitions include Nine Lives at the Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA; Cottage Industry at the Baltimore Contemporary Museum, Baltimore, MD; and The Way That We Rhyme at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA.

She is the recipient of the 2009 Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Award, a 2007 California Community Foundation Fellowship for Visual Artists, and a 2013 City of Los Angeles (C.O.L.A.) Individual Artist Fellowship. She received her BFA from Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester NY, and her MFA from Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA. Her work is represented by Gavlak Gallery in Palm Beach, Florida, and she is an Assistant Professor of Art at Pomona College in Claremont, CA .

This event is free and open to the campus and community.