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Henry L. and Natalie E. Freund Teaching Fellow Lecture: Tamara Johnson

April 5 @ 6:00 pm

Join us Friday, April 5, at 6:00 p.m., for a free public lecture with Tamara Johnson.

An artist, educator, and curator, Tamara Johnson will deliver the Henry L. and Natalie E. Freund Teaching Fellow Lecture.

Johnson earned a bachelor’s degree in studio art from the University of Texas at Austin and a master’s degree in fine arts, in sculpture, from the Rhode Island School of Design. She served as a project manager for the Robert Gober Studio and public artist Janet Zweig while exhibiting her own work at Socrates Sculpture Park, the CUE Art Foundation, Wave Hill, Maria Hernandez Park, Air Mattress Gallery, and other spaces.

Johnson’s work has been featured in dozens of exhibitions, including recent solo and two-person shows at the Nasher Sculpture Center and the ex ovo gallery, both in Dallas; at Wassaic Projects in New York; and at MAD Arts in Dania Beach, Fla. Other major exhibitions include the Dallas Biennial and shows at the Utah Museum of Contemporary Art in Salt Lake City, the Blanton Museum of Art in Austin, and Grand Union Gallery in Birmingham, England.

Johnson’s numerous honors include a National Endowment for the Arts grant, in conjunction with Wassaic Projects, as well as awards from the Meadows School of the Arts at Southern Methodist University, the Santo Foundation in St. Louis, the Foundation for Contemporary Arts in New York, and the Brooklyn Arts Council. Johnson has an upcoming permanent public project in California commissioned by the City of West Sacramento to be completed in 2024.

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