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Artist Talk by Katerina Lanfranco, Visiting Artist for Porter Creative Commons Workshops 2016

Fri, Oct 14, 2016, 12:00 am to Sat, Oct 15, 2016, 12:59 am
Porter Faculty Gallery

Please join us for an artist talk by UCSC alumna Katerina Lanfranco, Visiting Artist for Porter Creative Commons. 

 Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm

 Porter Faculty Gallery

Katerina will discuss her current work and life after graduate school while navigating the art scene in New York City.

Katerina Lanfranco is a Brooklyn-based artist whose body of work includes paintings, drawings, sculptures, and mixed media installations. She earned her BA from UC Santa Cruz and her MFA from Hunter College, City University of New York. Her work is represented by the Nancy Hoffman Gallery, and is in the permanent collections of the Museum of Modern Art, the Kupferstichkabinett (Museum of Prints and Drawings) in Berlin, and the Corning Museum of Glass. Lanfranco is the founder and director of Rhombus Space, an exhibition space in Brooklyn where she curates concept-driven group and solo shows. She is also Chief Curator at Brooklyn’s Trestle Gallery. She will lead 6 Porter Creative Commons book arts workshops Oct. 12, 14 and 15 and is giving critiques in a UCSC art department painting class.  

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Porter Creative Commons is a collaboration between the Sesnon Gallery and Porter Core. This year's focus is BOOK ARTS.

These hands-on workshops with professional artists will inspire Porter Frosh to take a closer look at Core Course readings. In these workshops, participants will challenge the formal conventions of the book format, using repurposed books as canvases for mixed-media collages with found materials, transfer techniques, and drawing to create exciting new artworks along with learning some tradational book making techniques.