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PAINTING, POWER & PRESENCE: A Recontextualization for Painters, Creatives and Collectors



PAINTING, POWER & PRESENCE: A Recontextualization for Painters, Creatives and Collectors with Jordan Wolfson


What is the deeper meaning of Painting today? When we engage in the activity of painting what exactly are we doing, how can we make it stronger, and what does it actually matter? On June 23 live via Zoom, Wolfson gave on the history and prehistory of Two-Dimensional Handmade Image Making. He will be looking at the essential experience of Presence in Painting; what is it, how it arrives, and the urgent implications for us as contemporary painters.


About the artist

Jordan Wolfson graduated with an MFA from Yale School of Art in 1991 and exhibits both nationally and internationally. Jordan’s work is represented in permanent collections worldwide, including the Albright-Knox Art Gallery. Jordan has received numerous awards including the Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant, and a Purchase Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters; he was a fellow at the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, MA, and the Ballinglen Art Foundation in Ireland. Jordan currently lives in Longmont, Colorado, co-parenting and raising his two daughters, and maintains a studio in North Boulder.


This program was supported in part by the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities.


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