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Photography Visiting Artist Lecture - Mark McKnight

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Thu, May 16, 2019, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Thursday, May 16th, 10:00am

Kresge Classroom 321

 

Free and open to the public

 

Mark McKnight is a Los Angeles based artist and educator whose work has been exhibited internationally. His photographs have been written about and published in Aperture Online, Photograph Magazine, 20/20 Vision: An International Photography Biennial and Defining Photographs & Radical Experiments in Inland Southern California, 1950 - Present. 

 

In 2009, McKnight traveled to Finland on a Fulbright Scholarship. 

Most recently he was awarded Aperture's 2019 Portfolio Prize and is selected to be a 2019 Light Work Artist in Residence. 

 

Mcknight has had two recent solo exhibitions at Queens, Los Angeles and James Harris, Seattle. His work has been the subject of group exhibitions at  Roger's Office, Los Angeles, 2019; The California Museum of Photography, Riverside, 2019; Gallery Luisotti, Los Angeles, 2018; Paul Soto, Los Angeles, 2017; M+B, Los Angeles, 2015; The Pit, Glendale, 2015; Charlie James Gallery, Los Angeles, 2013; Riverside Art Museum, 2013; Roberts & Tilton, Los Angeles, 2010; San Francisco Arts Commission, San Francisco, 2009; The New York Photo Festival, 2008, as part of "20/20 Vision", Zurich, Switzerland, 2015; among others. In 2017, he was an artist in residence at Storm King Art Center, New York and published NOUNS, a book of photographs that debuted at the L.A. Art Book Fair.