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Sophia Narrett uses embroidery to tell stories about love and desire. (2/26)
February 26, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
On February 26th at 6pm in Taylor Hall 203, Sophia Narrett will deliver her “Artist Lecture.” Sophia Narrett uses embroidery to tell stories about love and desire. She holds a BA in Visual Arts from Brown University and a MFA in Painting from the Rhode Island School of Design. Her work has been shown at the Hunterdon Art Museum, Clinton, NJ; Lux Art Institute, Encinitas, CA; Museum Rijswijk, Holland; Kunstforeningen GL STRAND, Copenhagen, Denmark; and Jack Barrett Gallery, Paul Kasmin Gallery, the Museum of Arts and Design, the Museum of Sex, Freight + Volume, SPRING/BREAK Art Show, BRIC Arts | Media House and Nancy Margolis Gallery, all in NY. She has participated in residencies including the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME; the Museum of Arts and Design, NY; and the Lux Art Institute, Encinitas, CA. Narrett’s work was recently highlighted in a T: The New York Times Style Magazine article, “Some of the Most Provocative Political Art is Made with Fibers,” by Leslie Camhi. She is a 2018 recipient of a Pollock- Krasner Foundation Grant. Her work is included in the collection of the Museum of Arts and Design in New York, the Rhode Island School of Design Museum, and the CAPP Collection of Contemporary Art at the University of Maryland. Narrett was born in 1987 in Concord, MA and currently lives and works in Brooklyn, NY.
Sponsored by the Agnes Rindge Claflin Fund, a gift of the Friends of the Frances Loeb Lehman Art Center and administered by the Art Department.
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