Artist Talk: Alisa Henriquez


Location: 201 Riley Hall (View on map )

Alisa Henriquez


Join the Department of Art, Art History, and Design for a lecture by artist, Alisa Henriquez. Her work is currently on view in the AAHD Gallery until Nov. 13, 2021. The talk will occur before MFA Open Studios, Oct. 27, at 9 am in 201 Riley Hall.

Alisa Henriquez was born in Kingston, Jamaica and first studied art at Emily Carr College of Art and Design in Vancouver, Canada. She received a BFA from Rhode Island School of Design, studied painting at Yale Summer School of Music and Art and earned her MFA from Indiana University, Bloomington.

Her work has been exhibited at venues nationally and internationally, including The Painting Center in New York, University of Maine Art Museum, A.I.R. Gallery in New York, Wayne State University in Detroit, Rochester Institute of Technology, Urban Institute of Contemporary Art in Grand Rapids, Rhode Island School of Design, Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum, Northwestern University, Jacksonville Museum of Modern Art, University of Illinois at Chicago, University of Wyoming Art Museum, Purdue University, and Buschlen Mowatt Gallery in Vancouver, Canada. Most recently her work was featured in Border Crossings, an international publication dedicated to contemporary art. Henriquez is currently a Professor of Studio Art at Michigan State University.

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