University of Vermont

The College of Arts and Sciences

Department of Art and Art History

Ruprecht Lecture Series: Colleen Asper

Wednesday April 13 at 5:30 at 301 Williams Hall

Colleen Asper is an artist whose work has been shown internationally and reviewed in publications that include ArtforumThe New York Times, and The New Yorker.  She has contributed writing to publications such as Art in America, The Believer, and Paper Monument. Recent exhibitions include Name It by Trying to Name It and OS4, both at The Drawing Center in New York, NY and Egress at P! Gallery, also in New York, NY. Upcoming exhibitions include the debut of a work with Marika Kandelaki as part of the New Commissions Program at Art in General in New York, NY and a solo show at The Suburban in Oak Park, IL. Asper’s collaborative work includes five years co-organizing Ad Hoc Vox—a series of events without a fixed location that addressed a wide range of issues in the arts hosted by galleries, non-profits, and academic institutions ranging from Andrea Rosen Gallery and Eleven Rivington in New York, NY, to the CAA Conference in Los Angeles, CA—and two years organizing Cooper Union’s Interdisciplinary Seminar, a weekly public lecture series. Additionally, she has taught and lectured at schools that include Yale University; Columbia University; Harvard University; Parsons The New School for Design; New York University; Pratt Institute; Queens College; Brooklyn College; Sarah Lawrence College; Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts; Rutgers University; Maryland Institute College of Art; Massachusetts College of Art and Design; School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; San Francisco Art Institute; and the University of California, San Diego.

Find out more about the artist here: http://www.colleenasper.com/