Art Lecture Series with Hilary Wilder

Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014
11:30 a.m. in the Fine Arts Building, Room F-133

Hilary Wilder is an artist who works in painting, installation and video. She is the recipient of numerous awards, including a Guggenheim Fellowship, a grant from the Pollock-Krasner Foundation and a Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Professional Fellowship.

Wilder has exhibited work in solo exhibitions at venues that include The Suburban (Oak Park, Illinois), Open Satellite (Seattle), the Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, and Devin Borden Gallery (Houston), and in group exhibitions throughout the U.S. Her videos have been screened at festivals at the University of Southern California, The Pacific Film Archive and Chicago International Film Festival, among others.

She has recently participated in artist residencies at the Ucross Foundation, the Jentel Foundation and at the Association of Icelandic Visual Artists (SIM) in Reykjavik. In 2004, she completed a two-year fellowship as both a Visual Artist resident and a Critical Studies resident in the Core Program at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston.

She currently holds the position of Associate Professor and Graduate Program Director in the Department of Painting + Printmaking at Virginia Commonwealth University. During her 2014-2015 sabbatical, she is in residence at the Galveston Artist Residency in Galveston, Texas.

This lecture series is free and open to the public.

For more information, call the COM Art Gallery at 409-933-8354.