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Artist talk: Jon Rubin
April 14 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
“I’m not me. We’re not us. They’re not them.”
April 14 at 5 p.m., Duke Hall 2039
Jon Rubin is the CVPA Cultural Connections Artist in Residence .
Conflict Kitchen, his collaborative seven-year work with artist Dawn Weleski, was named as one of the 100 Artworks that Defined the Decade by Artnet News. He recently collaborated with artist Lenka Clayton on projects for the Solomon Guggenheim Museum in New York and the 15th edition of The Lyon Biennale. The work, titled Circle through New York, is featured in a video produced by the Guggenheim.
He has exhibited at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; the Mercosul Biennial, Brazil; the Shanghai Biennial; the Carnegie International, The Lyon Biennale; the Museum of Contemporary Art, Denver; as well as in backyards, in living rooms, and on street corners. Rubin has received awards from the Art Matters Foundation, the Creative Work Fund, Americans for the Arts, and the Creative Capital Award.
Jon is currently a Professor and Graduate Director in the School of Art at Carnegie Mellon University.