5:00 PM – 07:00 PM In honor of Mixed Signals: Artists Consider Masculinity in Sports opening at Wesleyan University’s Center for the Arts, artist Shaun El C. Leonardo will give a free gallery talk at 5:30pm. He will discuss the content of the exhibition as it relates to popular notions of masculinity and sports and his own practice. Shaun El C. Leonardo received his MFA from the San Francisco Art Institute and currently lives/works in Queens, New York City the borough in which he was born and raised. He has received residencies/grants from the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, The New York Studio School, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, Art Matters, New York Foundation for the Arts and McColl Center for Visual Art. El C.s work has been exhibited nationally and internationally, and is represented by Praxis International Art, New York/Miami/Buenos Aires and RHYS/MENDES, Sao Pãolo/Los Angeles; with upcoming solo presentations in Lisbon, São Paolo and New York City.
Mixed Signals Opening and Artist Talk at Wesleyan University’s Center for the Arts
September 9, 2011- - September 9, 2011 @ Ezra and Cecile Zilkha Gallery - Main Gallery
Wesleyan University's Center for the Arts 283 Washington Terrace, Middletown, CT 06459