Lecture by LaToya Ruby Frazier
April 10, 2012 / 7pm
Timken Lecture Hall, California College of the Arts, SF Campus
Free and open to the public
LaToya Ruby Frazier’s photography and video work employs such themes as the body and landscape, familial and communal history, private and public space, and human complexity. Frazier’s nine-year artistic collaboration with her family has been featured in The New York Times, The New Yorker, ArtForum, Art in America, The Wall Street Journal, The Huffington Post, and The Village Voice.
Her work was included in the exhibition Greater New York at P.S.1 MoMA andYounger Than Jesus at the New Museum of Contemporary Art, and has been exhibited at the Bronx Museum of the Arts and Higher Pictures Gallery. Frazier’s work was featured in the 2011 International Incheon Women Artists’ Biennial in Korea, and is included in the 2012 Whitney Biennial.
Frazier was recently awarded a 2012 Creative Capital Grant for Visual Arts. She is a featured artist on the new Art21 online documentary series New York Close Up. Frazier received her BFA in Applied Media Arts from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania and an MFA in Photography from Syracuse University. She has been an artist-in-residence at the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, Art Omi, The Center for Photography at Woodstock, Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture and the Whitney Museum of American Art Independent Study Program.
LaToya Ruby Frazier: www.latoyarubyfrazier.com