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Visiting Artist: Joe Girandola

October 21, 2015
Richmond Center for Visual Arts
room 2008 at 5:30 p.m.

Joe Girandola is a professional artist originally from Baltimore, Maryland and has exhibited work at the Museum of Contemporary Art (Geffen Contemporary), Los Angeles; Kunsthalle Wien,Austria; Kwangju Biennial, South Korea; Atlanta Center for Contemporary Art (Nexus) Biennial, Georgia. Recipient of a Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant for 2003-04, Girandola was Assistant Director for the Santa Fe Art Institute (NM) until May of 2004. In addition to the Pollock-Krasner Grant, Girandola has been awarded an Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Grant, Change, Inc. Grant, and an Artists Fellowship, Inc. Grant. Currently maintaining a studio in Cincinnati, OH, Girandola has received artist fellowships at The MacDowell Colony, Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Santa Fe Art Institute, DUCTAC Art Center (Dubai), and at the Caldera Artist Residency Program. His work is included in collections nationally and internationally and, was a West Prize winner in 2012. Girandola was the Director of the MFA Program at the University of the Arts, Philadelphia from 2009-2012 and is currently the Director of Graduate Studies in Fine Arts at the University of Cincinnati in the College of Design, Architecture, Art and Planning (DAAP).

http://www.ducttapedrawings.com

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Duct tape on canvas
100" x 90"