Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Visual Art: Lee Walton at Kraushaar Galleries NYC Reception Oct 25 2012

From a release:

Transcriptions: New Drawings By Lee Walton
This show will feature new Baseball Drawings and Poached Eggs: The Angry Birds Series.

When: Opening Reception at 6:00pm on Thursday October 25th 2012
Where: Kraushaar Galleries
74 East 79th Street  New York, NY 10075


Often regarded as an Experientialist, Walton's work takes many forms- from drawings on paper, game/system based structures, video, web-based performances, public projects, theatrical orchestrations and more.

After a two-year affiliation with the Headlands Center for the Arts in Marin, Walton has received many accolades from Museum funded projects (Reykjavik Art Museum of Iceland, Indianapolis Museum of Contemporary Art, SECCA, ICA Boston), public commissions (Art in General, Socrates Sculpture Park, Rhizome at the New Museum of NY, national and international exhibition venues (Island #6, Shanghia, China, Clubs Project Inc., Australia, Ljubljana Museum of Art) and collections (Metropolitan Museum of Art, Martin Z. Margulies Wharehouse).

Walton has also lectured extensively on his practice and related subjects. Recent lectures, panel discussions and visits include MIT, Art in General, The New School, Art Institute of Boston, Columbia, Portland State Univerisity and the University of Ulster, Belfast Ireland.

Walton holds a MFA in visual arts from the California College of the Arts. His drawings are represented by Kraushaar Gallery in NY and his conceptual work is represented by "cwp" (Christopher West Presents). Walton is an Assistant Professor of Art at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

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