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April 12, 2010

ACT (Art & Culture Talks) at the University Art Museum

Tuesday, May 4, 7 pm
Talk by alumni artist Dawn Clements
University Art Museum, Fine Arts Building
ACT programs are free and open to the public.

ALBANY, NY--- The University Art Museum is pleased to announce an ACT talk by alumni artist Dawn Clements, ‘89.
                Art & Culture Talks is an ongoing museum program designed to bring together artists, critics, writers, poets, and scholars to address key issues in contemporary art and culture through rigorous and provocative talks, conversations, debates, seminars, screenings, and readings in an informal setting.
Dawn ClementsDawn Clements was born in 1958 in Woburn, Massachusetts and lives and works in Brooklyn, New York. Her recent solo exhibitions include The Boiler (Pierogi) in Brooklyn, New York (2010); Portrait Rooms at Mark W. Potter Gallery, The Taft School, Watertown, Connecticut (2009); Pierogi Leipzig in Leipzig, Germany (2008); Movie, Allcott Gallery, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (2007); and Drawings at Herter Gallery,                                                              University of Massachusetts at Amherst (2006). Her recent group exhibitions include the Whitney Biennial at theWhitney Museum of American Art in New York (2010); Same Sweet Dream, curated by Martina Batan, at Dieu Donné in New York (2009); Edward Hopper and Contemporary Art at Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, Austria (2008); Cosmologies at James Cohan Gallery, New York (2007); and Twice Drawn at The Tang Museum, Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, New York (2006). Clements received a B.A. from Brown University in 1986 and an M.F.A. in painting from University at Albany in 1989.

ACT is made possible thanks to the generous support of Marjorie L. Brandon and the Ellsworth Kelly Foundation.


For further information on the ACT program, please call (518) 442-4035 or visit our website at
www. albany. edu/museum.

Museum Hours: Tuesday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and

 Saturday and Sunday, noon to
4  p.m. The Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition will be on view and the museum will open at 6:00 p.m. prior to the program. Parking for the program is provided in Visitor’s Lot #1 courtesy of the Office of the Provost.

Contact: Naomi Lewis, Exhibition & Outreach Coordinator,

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