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July 18 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Caroline Wells Chandler

Caroline Wells Chandler, The Best Little Whore House in Texas, 2015-2016, Roberto Paradise, San Juan, Puerto Rico

Wednesday, July 18, 5:30pm
Caroline Wells Chandler’s brightly colored hand-crocheted works explore notions of queerness and sexuality as well as the art historical canon. His characters are radically queer, and his representations of gender declare queerness as the normative state. Chandler completed his foundation studies at the Rhode Island School of Design and received his BFA cum laude from Southern Methodist University in 2007. He has shown at numerous institutions including: Roberto Paradise (San Juan, Puerto Rico), Lord Ludd (PA), Art League Houston (TX), Zurcher Studio (NY), Field Projects (NY), Vox Populi (PA), Sanctuary (PA), N’Namdi Center for Contemporary Art (MI), Open Gallery (TN), and the Stieglitz Museum (‘s-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands) among others. Chandler is a 2011 MFA recipient in painting at the Yale School of Art where he was awarded the Ralph Mayer Prize for proficiency in materials and techniques. He lives and works in New York. Text courtesy of MaakeMagazine.

Maine College of Art’s MFA in Studio Art Program is pleased to announce our 2018 Summer Visiting Artist Series. The MFA program brings a national and international roster of artists, curators, and scholars to deliver public lectures, attend critiques, and conduct studio visits with graduate candidates during their week-long stays in Portland, Maine.

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.

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July 18
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5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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Osher Hall, Maine College of Art, 2nd Floor
522 Congress St.
Portland, ME 04101 United States
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