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11/15/2013 – Lisa Dent visiting curator

On Friday November 15th at 12:30PM Lisa Dent will give a talk at 12:30PM in the [DIAP] MFA Studio, Shepard Hall 408.
Curator and Creative Capital’s Program Director Lisa Dent will speak about:
“the failure of the institution to adequately work with a contemporary artist”, particularly looking at the work of Stephanie Syjuco

Lisa Dent is Creative Capital’s Director of Grants and Services. Before joining Creative Capital, she served as the Associate Curator of Contemporary Art at the Columbus Museum of Art in Ohio. Dent previously held curatorial staff positions at the New Museum of Contemporary Art and the Whitney Museum of American Art, and was a director at Friedrich Petzel Gallery in New York. In addition, Dent has worked in film and the performing arts as a scenic designer, art director and producer on numerous projects. From 2004-08, Dent owned and managed Lisa Dent Gallery in San Francisco, where she presented the work of emerging and mid-career international artists. She has taught courses in art history and design at Cooper Union, University of California, Davis, Columbus College of Art and Design, and The Ohio State University. Dent received her BFA from Howard University, her MFA from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, and completed the Whitney Museum Independent Study Program in curatorial studies.

Lisa Dent poster