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The Inaugural Chautauqua School of Art Alumni Lecture with Chris Friday
August 18 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Chris Friday is an interdisciplinary artist who currently lives and works in Miami, Florida. Chris is an alumni of or 2019 program.
Using the internet as a source for archival material, Chris Friday investigates themes of Identity, Race, Gender, Sexuality and the affects of popular culture and iconography on the perceptions of brown bodies. Identifying dominant and often problematic perspectives and their origins, questioning their legitimacy, and offering possible solutions is a priority in her work.
Friday graduated with a BFA from New World School of the Arts. She is a two-time Ratcliffe Art+Design Incubator Fellowship recipient and a recent graduate of the MFA program at Florida International University.