LaToya Ruby Frazier
Lecture, Reception & Book Signing
Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014
Artist Talk: 6:30 p.m.
Reception and book signing following talk.
Robert B. Menschel Media Center
316 Waverly Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13244
Light Work would like to invite you to a lecture, reception and book signing by LaToya Ruby Frazier on Thursday, Oct. 30 on occasion of her new book, The Notion of Family. Frazier’s lecture will begin at 6:30 p.m. in Watson Theatre located in the Robert B. Menschel Media Center on Syracuse University’s campus. The lecture will be followed by a reception and book signing. Signed copies of this anticipated new publication will be available for sale for $75. Purchases include an annual Contact Sheet Subscription ($40 value).
Seating is limited, please arrive early.
For those that cannot attend the event, signed copies of The Notion of Family can be pre-ordered online here.
LaToya Ruby Frazier earned her BFA from Edinboro University (2004) and MFA from Syracuse University (2007). Frazier attended the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture (2007), the Artist in the Marketplace at the Bronx Museum of the Arts (2009), and the Whitney Museum of American Art Independent Study Program (2011). Recent solo exhibitions include “Born By A River” at Seattle Art Museum, “Witness” at Houston’s Contemporary Arts Museum, and “LaToya Ruby Frazier: A Haunted Capital” at Brooklyn Museum, and “Inheritance” at the Indianapolis Museum of Contemporary Art. Group exhibitions include the Whitney Museum Biennial (2012); Incheon Korea Biennale (2011); “Commercial Break,” Garage Projects, 54th Venice Biennale (2011); “Aperture Foundation Green Cart Commission: Moveable Feast,” Museum of the City of New York (2011); “Pittsburgh Biennial,” Andy Warhol Museum (2011); “VideoStudio: Changing Same,” The Studio Museum in Harlem (2011); “LOOK3 Festival of the Photograph,” Charlottesville (2011); “Greater New York,” MoMA PS1, Long Island City (2010); “Mother May I,” Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit (2010); and “GESTURES: An Exhibition of Small Site-Specific Works,” Mattress Factory Museum, Pittsburgh (2009). Frazier’s awards include the Gwendolyn Knight & Jacob Lawrence Prize from the Seattle Art Museum (2013); Lower Manhattan Cultural Council Michael Richards Award for Visual Arts (2013); Creative Capital Foundation Visual Arts Award (2012); Art Matters (2010); the S.J. Wallace Truman Fund Award from National Academy Museum (2008); and the Geraldine Dodge Fellowship Award from the College Art Association (2006). She has been an artist-in-residence at the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (2010) and the Center for Photography at Woodstock (2008).
*Watson Theatre and the Robert B. Menschel Media Center are located in the same building as Light Work. Watson Theatre is located directly across the hall from our main gallery space, the Kathleen O. Ellis Gallery.