MECA’s Master of Fine Arts in Studio Art Program is pleased to announce the 2017 MFA Lecture Series, which brings a national and international roster of visiting artists, curators, and scholars to Portland, Maine. These Visiting Artists intersect with MECA’s eight-week MFA Summer Intensive, deliver a public lecture, attend critiques, and conduct studio visits with all graduate candidates.
All lectures in this series are hosted in Osher Hall and are open to the public at no charge. Seating is limited. Call 207.699.5010 for more information.
Monday, July 24 at 5:30pm
Keith Boadwee studied at UCLA in the late 80’s where he worked with Paul McCarthy and Chris Burden. Boadwee produces paintings, drawings and photos that explore his continued fascination with the body, actionism, expressionism, sex, humor, and abjection. His works have been reviewed in publications that include Hyperallergic, Contemporary Art Daily, Artforum, Art in America, The LA Times and the New York Times. Boadwee has exhibited at The New Museum, MOMA PS1, Hacienda, Zurich, Paradise Garage, LA , Shoot The Lobster, NYC, Brennan and Griffin, NYC and Gallerei Deborah Schamoni, Munich. In 2014, Boadwee published a book with Hacienda Gallery and Micronaut Press, “Keith Boadwee: 1989-2013”. For the last decade, Mr. Boadwee has taught at California College of the Arts and San Francisco Art Institute.
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