Art as Discourse: Amanda Williams
The Cleve Carney Museum of Art (CCMA), located at 425 Fawell Blvd. on the College of DuPage campus, presentsHooking Up: Meet the Collection, June 4 – August 7, 2022. This exhibition celebrates the recent conversion of the Cleve Carney Art Gallery to the Cleve Carney Museum of Art. In this dynamic presentation, masters such as Toulouse-Lautrec and Rembrandt Van Rijn to 21st century artists Maya Lin and Kehinde Wiley from the College of DuPage Permanent Art collection will be in conversation with works by notable contemporary Chicago artists including Theaster Gates, Sam Jaffe, Christopher James, Troy Lehman, Riva Lehrer, José Lerma, Britni Mara, Audrey Niffenegger, Julia Phillips, Jeffrey Swider-Peltz, Taylor Smith and Amanda Williams.
Join a discussion with artist Amanda Williams as she speaks about themes of contested space and the concept of home in relation to her own work as well as that of Zarina’s.
Image: Amanda Williams, Auburn Gresham Is Iraq? (Chicago is Iraq? series), 2017, Cut paper, 22 x 30 inches. Photographed by Michael Tropea.