5 pm | Centennial Hall Auditorium (next door to GOCA 1420)

Jenene Nagy will lecture on her practice as an artist working across a diverse range of media, from obsessive graphite drawing to immersive architectural "interventions" and installation. Nagy has been in residence at UCCS in January creating disappear here. The talk will be followed by a reception for the artist in the adjacent gallery space until 8 pm. The exhibit is on view through March 12, 2016.

Jenene Nagy is a visual artist living and working in Southern California. She received her BFA from the University of Arizona in 1998 and her MFA from the University of Oregon in 2004. Nagy's work has been exhibited nationally and internationally at venues including the Portland Art Museum, Weatherspoon Art Museum, Torrance Art Museum, Takt Kunstprojektraum in Berlin, Germany, and Dam Stuhltrager in NY, among others. She has received grants from the NY Foundation for Contemporary Art, the Ford Family Foundation, Colorado Creative Industries, and the Oregon Arts Commission. Her work was named by the Huffington Post as one of the Northwest's Top Ten Exhibition Picks of 2010. Along with a rigorous studio practice, Nagy is one half of the curatorial team TILT Export:, an independent art initiative with no fixed location, working in partnership with a variety of venues to produce exhibitions. From 2010-11 she was the Curator-in-Residence for Disjecta Contemporary Art Center in Portland, Oregon and currently serves on the Board of Directors for ARTPAPERS. Nagy's work is represented by PDX Contemporary Art and Michael Warren Contemporary in Denver, Colorado. www.jenenenagy.com

Image: Tidal, drywall, latex, wood, fluorescent tubes, dimensions variable. 2010.


5 pm