Based in New Orleans, Laura Blereau is the Curator and Coordinator of Academic Programming at the Newcomb Art Museum of Tulane University, where she works on exhibitions that highlight women artists, socially engaged art practices, and a collection that contextualizes the Newcomb Pottery movement. Her 2019 projects include Per(Sister): Incarcerated Women in Louisiana, co-curated with Mónica Ramírez-Montagut. In 2018 she published an interview with sculptor Dee Briggs, and organized the exhibition Empire by Los Angeles based collective Fallen Fruit, as well as a collections display, Clay in Place. Until 2017, Blereau served as Curator of the Hilliard University Art Museum at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, where she produced the kinetic sculpture retrospective Lin Emery: A Movement, 1957-2017, and a series of single-channel video art exhibitions featuringThe Raft by Bill Viola, Mesocosm (Wink, TX) by Marina Zurkow, and Journey to the Moon by William Kentridge. UL Press published the 2018 exhibition catalog for Lynda Frese – Holy Memories & Earthly Delights, a 40-year survey of the artists photographic and painted works. Her exhibition John F. Simon, Jr. – Automatic Drawings in Lafayette is forthcoming.
Image: Manfred Mohr, P-1682_616 (2014), pigment ink on paper, 23.6 x 31.5 in / 60 x 80 cm Manfred Mohr and the Technological Avant Garde Presented by Laura Blereau Thursday, May 21, 2015 6:308pm ICI Curatorial Hub 401 Broadway, Suite 1620 FREE and open to the public Manfred Mohr is a visual artist who creates […]read more »