University of Vermont

The College of Arts and Sciences

Department of Art and Art History

Mollie Ruprecht Fund for Visual Arts - Visiting Artist Talk and Exhibit: Aspen Mays

Pyrite Sun

The Department of Art and Art History and the Mollie Ruprecht Fund for Visual Arts proudly presents:

Aspen Mays: Pyrite Sun

Exhibit: October 10 - October 28 in the Francis Colburn Gallery, 72 University Place

Public Lecture: Wednesday, October 12th 3:45 pm in 301 Williams Hall followed by a reception outside of the gallery

Photographer Aspen Mays will present an exhibition, Pyrite Sun, in the Francis Colburn Gallery at the University of Vermont from October 10- October 28. Mays will give a public lecture on her work in Williams 301 at 3:45 p.m. on Wednesday October 12. A reception will immediately follow in the Colburn Gallery. The exhibition and lecture are supported by the Mollie Ruprecht Fund for Visual Arts, and sponsored by the Department of Art & Art History.

Aspen Mays was born in 1980 in Asheville, North Carolina and received her MFA in Photography from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2009. She has had solo exhibitions of her work at Higher Pictures in New York, The Center for Ongoing Projects & Research in Columbus, Ohio and the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago. Her work has also been included in the recent exhibitions, State of the Art at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Tales from a Dark Room at the New Mexico Museum of Art, and Double Back: Photographic Reflexivity at the University of Maryland. She is currently Assistant Professor at California College of the Arts. Mays lives and works in the San Francisco Bay Area.