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VIRTUAL | Artist Breakfast with María Elena González

April 2, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Image: MARÍA ELENA GONZÁLEZ (b. 1957). Camo (Boogie Woogie), 2015. Silkscreen, 25 3/4 x 16 1/2 in. Signed, dated, and inscribed (at lower left): 4/20; (at lower center): “Camo Boogie Woogie”; (at lower right): M. E. González 2015.

In response to our current state of distance, ArtTable is shifting programming online where we can. This event will take place as a live conversation! Registration is required and open to all. Suggested donation of $15.00. We hope to see you there!

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This breakfast conversation will now take place at noon East Coast Time, so as to accommodate our Pacific/ Central time members!

Join ArtTable for Artist Breakfasts, a series of conversations with artists. These intimate monthly breakfasts feature leading figures in the visual arts in discussion with curators, academics, and critics. This month we will hear from María Elena González, whose ongoing Tree Talk series has taken place at Mills College and most recently, at Brattleboro Museum and Art Center in Vermont. 

Cuban-born artist María Elena González is an internationally recognized sculptor based in based in New York City and the Bay Area, CA . González interweaves the conceptual with a strong dedication to craft in her complex installations and poetic arrangements, exploring themes like identity, memory, and dislocation. Over a career spanning thirty years she has won the Prix de Rome (2003), and more recently, the Grand Prize at the 30th Biennial of Graphic Arts at Ljubljana, Slovenia (2013). She was a Guggenheim Fellow (2006) and has been awarded grants from numerous foundations including Pollock-Krasner, Joan Mitchell, New York Foundation for the Arts, and Penny McCall. She has served as the Sculpture Commissioner for New York City’s Design Commission and has also taught at Cooper Union School of Art, Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, and the San Francisco Art Institute among others.In 2017 González’s work will be featured in Home: So Different, So Appealing, to be presented by the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) and organized in collaboration with the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston [as part of the Getty-funded Pacific Standard Time exhibition program]. Additionally, in 2017 her work was exhibited at the Museum of Latin American Art (MOLAA) in Relational Undercurrents: Contemporary Art of the Caribbean Archipelago. González’s work can be found in numerous public collections including the Kunstmuseum Basel, Switzerland; Museum voor Modern Kunst, Arnhem, The Netherlands; Museum of Art, The Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI; The Museum of Arts and Design, New York; and The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York.

Who’s attending this program? Click here to see who’s currently registered!

Thank you to ArtTable’s Artist Breakfast Committee and Julia Herzberg. 



April 2, 2020
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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