MFA in Visual Studies Presents Artist Ward Shelley

September 22, 2009

Join PNCA’s MFA in Visual Studies Program for the kickoff of its lecture series with an intimate lecture by artist Ward Shelley, 6:30 p.m. Thursday, September 24 in the Lab at the Museum of Contemporary Craft, 724 N.W. Davis St.

Brooklyn-based artist Ward Shelley specializes in large-scale projects that freely mix sculpture and performance. Over the last five years, Shelley has concentrated on bizarre functioning architectural pieces in which he lives and works during the exhibition, monitored with live surveillance video equipment.

Shelley also works with the collaborative artist group BBS and talented young artists such as Douglas Paulson and Alex Schweder, with whom he realized the monumental Flatland project at New York’s SculptureCenter in 2007. His works are in the collections of the Museum of Modern Art, New York, the Brooklyn Art Museum, and The Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art.

MFA in Visual Studies Lecture | “Ward Shelley”:
6:30 p.m. Thursday, September 24 | The Lab at Museum of Contemporary Craft, 724 N.W. Davis St.