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

Sterling Allen

Sterling Allen, Frozen Sculptures (in situ), 2017, Wood, paint, found object

Monday, June 18, 5:30pm
Sterling Allen holds an MFA in Sculpture from the Milton Avery Graduate School of Arts at Bard College. He is a co-founder and co-director of Okay Mountain, an artist collective and former gallery based in Austin, Texas. As a solo artist and in collaboration with the group, he has exhibited, organized, and completed projects at venues throughout the United States and received several residencies including the Artpace International Artist-In-Residence Program in San Antonio, Texas. He has exhibited at numerous venues including the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Utah Museum of Contemporary Art, Salt Lake City, UT, the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, NC, and VOLTA NY. He has been twice nominated for an Art Matters Grant and was recently awarded a Rauschenberg Foundation Residency for 2019. His work is in the permanent collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston and the Jack S. Blanton Museum of Art, Austin, TX. He is currently an Assistant Professor at Texas State University.

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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Date:
June 18
Time:
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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Venue

Osher Hall at Maine College of Art, second floor