Artist Talk: Paul Mpagi Sepuya
Saturday, February 22, 2020
Hines College of Architecture and Design Theatre (next door to Blaffer Art Museum)
FREE and open to the public!
American artist Paul Mpagi Sepuya delivers an artist talk on the occasion of his major traveling survey exhibition currently on view at Blaffer Art Museum.
Paul Mpagi Sepuya (b.1982, San Bernardino, California) lives and works in Los Angeles, California. From 2000-2014 he lived in New York City, where he became known for his zine series SHOOT (2005–07), and the body of work Beloved Object & Amorous Subject, (Revisited) (2005–07). Sepuya participated in artist-in- residence programs at the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, Center for Photography at Woodstock, The Studio Museum in Harlem, and Fire Island Artist Residency. His work is in the permanent collections of the Museum of Modern Art, New York; Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York; The Studio Museum in Harlem; Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles; Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, and the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; among many others. Sepuya is currently Acting Associate Professor at the University of California at San Diego.
This program is free and open to the public; seating is available on a first-come first-served basis. Generous support for this program is provided by the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Center for the Arts.