Wednesday, November 2, 2011

EVENT NEWS: Visual Art Speaker Series Presents John Espinosa, Nov. 9

Wilkinson College and the Department of Art presents artist, John Espinosa for the Visual Arts Speaker Series on Wednesday, November 9, 2011 at 7 p.m. in , MC 213.

Born in Bogotá, Colombia, John Espinosa received his MFA from Yale and now lives and works in Los Angeles. His work has been featured in several notable group exhibitions and museum collections such as the Whitney Museum of Contemporary Art. From the mid 90’s, John Espinosa’s artworks have engaged themes of distortion and circulation utilizing a materially diverse practice. John Espinosa will discuss the biographical and cultural influences that shaped his art making process beginning with his early performance based photography to his most recent sculptural project based on a cluster of found wall drawings he unintentionally discovered hidden behind a crumbling wall in his studio.

This event is free and open to the public. For more information, please contact Jeanie Randazzo at 714.997.6729.

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