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Harry Gamboa Jr.
May 21, 2020 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Artist Harry Gamboa Jr. will join us for the Art Studio Visiting Artist Lecture series in an online format on May 21.
The lecture is scheduled for 4:30 pm (PST) and will be followed by a Q&A. Reservations for the online lecture are forthcoming.
Artist, writer and educator Harry Gamboa Jr. is the Co-Director of the School of Art Program at CalArts as well as a lecturer with the Chicana/o Studies Department at CSU Northridge. He is also the founder and director of the international performance troupe, Virtual Vérité and a co-founder of Asco (1972-1985), the Los Angeles-based performance group.
Gamboa’s work has been exhibited nationally/internationally, most recently Autry Museum of the American West, Los Angeles; Marlborough Contemporary, New York Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; Princeton University Art Museum; Centre d’Arts Plastiques Contemporain Bordeaux, France; De Appel, Amsterdam; Triangle France, Marseille, France; Smart Museum of Art, Chicago; Lentos Kunstmuseum Linz, Linz, Austria; Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham, England; Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.; Le Musée d’Art Contemporain, Marseille, France; Museo Universitario Arte Contemporáneo (UNAM), Mexico City; Tate Liverpool, Liverpool, England; The Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, New York; UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Rim Film Archive; Museo del Palacio de Bellas Artes, Mexico City; Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles; Musée de l’Élysée, Lausanne, Switzerland.
He has received numerous awards: Rockefeller Foundation (2004), the Durfee Foundation Artist Award (2001), the Flintridge Foundation Visual Artist Award (2000), the Gluck Foundation (1998–1999), the J. Paul Getty Trust Fund for the Visual Arts (1990), the California Arts Council (1996), Art Matters, Inc. (1996), and National Endowment for the Arts (1987 and 1980).