Reed College

Lecture: Io Palmer

"Sculpture in the Expanded Field"

Through work inspired by man-made disasters, couture garment designs, and various other industrial and domestic forms, Io Palmer's artworks explore complex issues of class and societal excess.

Palmer has been featured in several national and international exhibitions including Dak’Art: 11ème Biennale de l’Art Africain Contemporain (Dakar, Senegal), Singular Masses (Hyde Gallery, Memphis College of Art, Memphis, TN), Working History (Reed College, Portland, OR), and Hair Follies (Concordia University,Montreal, Quebec). She has participated in residencies at Sanskriti in New Delhi, India; the Santa Fe Art Institute; Art Channel in Beijing, China; and Ucross in Clermont, Wyoming. Palmer recently received an Idaho Commission on the Arts Grant (2014). She holds a BFA from the Tyler School of Art in Philadelphia, PA and an MFA from the University of Arizona. 

The talk will be followed by a reception.

Monday, March 27, 2017 at 2:00pm to 5:00pm

Art, Art 201 (seminar/slide room)

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Faculty & Staff, Students, General Public



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