The Penn State School of Visual Arts’ (SoVA) John M. Anderson Endowed Lecture Series is pleased to welcome Jeanine Oleson. Nothing is out of the realm of possibility for Oleson. Whether it’s opera, ecology, or identity politics, all are equally explored through performance. Oleson’s lecture, Digging Deep, will take place Tuesday, November 10, 3:00 PM.
Oleson is an artist whose practice incorporates interdisciplinary uses of photography, performance, film/video, and installation work. She attended the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and Rutgers University. Oleson has exhibited at venues including: New Museum, NY; Exit Art, NY; Beta-Local, San Juan, PR; X-Iniative , NY; Grand Arts, Kansas City, MO; Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens, NY; L.A.C.E., Los Angeles; Monya Rowe Gallery, NY; Samson Projects, Boston; John Connelly Presents, NY; H&R Block Artspace, Kansas City Museum of Art, MO, Participant, Inc., NY; MOMA/PS 1, Queens, NY; Pumphouse Gallery, London; White Columns, NY; and Art in General, NY. Oleson received a Creative Capital grant in 2015; Franklin Furnace Fellowship and Jerome Foundation Travel and Study Grant in 2009; Brooklyn Arts Council Community Arts Regrant in 2008 and 2009; and Professional Development Fellowship, College Art Association, in 1999-2000. She's also been in residence at Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture and Smack Mellon Studio Program, NY. Oleson is an assistant professor of photography in the Department of Art, Media, and Technology at Parsons the New School for Design.
This lecture is co-sponsored by the Commission on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Equity and the John M. Anderson Endowed Lecture Series.