Michael Jones McKean
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Doors open at 6:00 p.m.
Lecture begins at 6:30 p.m.
Mary Harris Auditorium on RMCAD's Campus
Free and open to the public. Registration is highly encouraged.
REGISTRATION for this lecture WILL BE AVAILABLE january 8, 2018
About the Artist
Referencing anthropology, archiving, and technology, Michael Jones McKean creates objects and arranges them in meticulous environments and combinations, confusing timescales and veracity.
McKean, born in Micronesia, currently living and working in New York City, is the recipient of numerous awards including a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Nancy Graves Foundation Award and an Artadia Award. McKean has also been awarded fellowships and residencies at The Core Program at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, The MacDowell Colony, The International Studio and Curatorial Program in New York City, The Provincetown Fine Arts Work Center, The Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts and the Sharpe- Walentas Studio Program in New York City.
McKean’s work has been exhibited extensively. Recent exhibitions include the Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY: Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston: Parc Saint Leger Centre d’art Contemporain, Nevers, France: Horton Gallery, New York, NY: The Quebec Biennale, Quebec City, Canada: Gentili Apri, Berlin, Germany: The Art Foundation, Athens, Greece: Inman Gallery, Houston, TX: Parisian Laundry, Montreal, Canada: Project Gentili, Prato, Italy: Shenkar University, Tel Aviv, Israel and The Contemporary, Baltimore MD.
Learn more about McKean and his work at michaeljonesmckean.com
additional rmcad community events
The artist will also be participating in the following events with RMCAD students, faculty, and staff:
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.
RMCAD faculty, staff, and students are invited to join the VASD Program and Michael Jones McKean for a casual Q+A session over lunch. This intimate gathering provides an opportunity to further discuss ideas presented in the previous night's lecture and a place for students to further engage with our special guest.
Details to come
McKean's SUGGESTED READING LIST
We ask each of our visitors to provide a list of media and materials that are connected to the visitor's work, interests, and inspirations. Items suggested by Michael Jones McKean will be listed here soon.