My Generation Lecture Series
Professor Kirk Ke Wang on China’s Cultural Revolution: An Introduction to My Generation: Young Chinese Artists (exhibition opens Saturday, June 7, 2014)
Professor of Visual Arts at Eckerd College, Kirk Ke Wang is a painter, sculptor, photographer, mixed-media artist, and educational software developer. He was born in Shanghai, China, and at 16, entered Nanjing Normal University, where he completed his BFA and MFA and began hi teaching career. In 1984, he won the bronze medal at the Sixth National Exhibition of Fine Art, one of China’s major art competitions.
In the early 1990s, Wang taught at the Ringling College of Art and Design in Sarasota and joined the Eckerd College faculty in 1993. He has shown his artworks internationally and is represented in museum and private collections in the U.S. and Asia, including in the National Gallery in Beijing. He has studios in Tampa, New York City, and Shanghai.
This lecture is FREE with Museum admission.
Save the Date:
- Conversation with the Curator on My Generation, Guest Curator Barbara Pollack and Assistant Curator of Art after 1950, Katherine Pill, Sunday, June 8 at 3p.m.
- Author Jonathan Campbell on Red Rock: The Long, Strange March of Chinese Rock & Roll, Wednesday, July 16, 6:30p.m. -Admission to this lecture is $5 (galleries included).
- Dr. Judith Shapiro of American University on “China’s Environmental Challenges,” Thursday, September 11 at 6:30p.m.