Artist Talk & Reception: Willie Cole

Sep 27, 5:30pm - 8pm

Artist Talk & Reception: Willie Cole photo

Update 9/27/13: No seats remain for tonight's Artist Talk. Please join us for the Public Reception at 6:30 pm. 

Artist Willie Cole gives a talk on his latest work on view in Complex Conversations: Willie Cole Sculptures and Wall Works at the Weatherspoon Art Museum from Sep 14 - Dec 15, 2013. 

  • 5:30 pm • Artist Talk • Weatherspoon auditorium
  • No seats remain. For those with reserved seats, doors open 30 minutes prior.
  • 6:30 pm • Public Reception
  • Join us for light hors d'oeuvres. Free and open to the public.

Willie Cole (b. 1955, Newark, NJ) attended the Boston University School of Fine Arts, and received his BFA degree from the School of the Visual Arts in New York in 1976. He continued his studies at the Art Students League of New York Art from 1976-79. Recent solo exhibitions include James Gallery of the City University of New York; Memphis Brooks Museum of Art; and Rowan University Art Gallery. A retrospective exhibition, Anxious Objects: Willie Cole's Favorite Brands, was organized by the Montclair Art Museum in 2006 and traveled nationally. Cole is the recipient of many awards, including the David C. Driskell Prize in 2006, the first national award to honor and celebrate contributions to the field of African American art and art history established by the High Museum of Art in Atlanta. Cole is represented by Alexander and Bonin, New York. 

This program is a partner program included in the 2013 17 DAYS Greensboro Festival sponsored by ArtsGreensboro. 17 DAYS 2013 happens from September 20 through October 6, 2013. Expect the best of the best performances and exhibitions including music, dance, theatre, art and more. For festival updates, visit the official website 17 DAYS Greensboro


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