MFA Summer Lecture Series: David Page
Jul 9 2014 12:00PM - 1:30PM
The MFA in Studio Art program announces its 20th Annual Summer Lecture Series featuring noted visiting artists. Held on campus, lectures will take place from June 25 through August 5 and are free and open to the public. For further information, contact MFA Program Director Cynthia Thompson at firstname.lastname@example.org or MFA Program Coordinator Rebecca Jacoby at email@example.com.
Born in Cape Town, South Africa, David Page earned a National Diploma in Fine Arts from the Cape Tecnikon in 1986 and received an MFA from the University of Maryland, College Park in 2002. Recent solo shows include "God and Lunchmeat" at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Va., and "Staan Nadar, Staan Terug!" (Come Closer, Get Away!) at Stevenson University in Maryland. Group shows include "From Here to There: Parallel Trajectories" at Rutgers University Camden in New Jersey; "Simultaneous Presence, Sculpture at Evergreen 6," Outdoor Sculpture Biennial, Evergreen Museum & Library, Baltimore, Md.; and "Bad Ideas Dead Ends and Guilty Pleasures" at the Hamiltonian Gallery, Washington, D.C. Public lectures include "From Yard Show to Drag Show: The Work of Nick Cave" at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (2009). Awards include the Maryland State Arts Council's Individual Artist Award in 1996, 2007, 2009 and 2012, the Trawick Prize in 2004 and the University of Maryland's Art for Peace Award in 2001, which included the commission of a small sculptural object that was presented to Nelson Mandela upon his visit to the university. Page teaches at American University and the Corcoran College of Art and Design in Washington, D.C., and lives in Baltimore with his wife (and jewelry designer), Lauren Schott, and pit-bulls, Mavis and Voltaire.Terra Hall
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