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Brooklyn Artist Alyson Shotz Gives a Lecture

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Brooklyn artist Alyson Shotz will give a free public lecture at 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, September 9, in the Palmer Lipcon Auditorium, Palmer Museum of Art, on the Penn State University Park campus. The Penn State School of Visual Arts’ John M. Anderson Visiting Artists and Scholars Lecture Series sponsors Shotz’s lecture.

Shotz received her B.F.A. in 1987 from Rhode Island School of Design and M.F.A. in 1991 from the University of Washington, Seattle. Honors include the Saint Gaudens Memorial Fellowship (2007) and the Happy and Bob Doran Artist in Residence at Yale University Art Gallery (2005-06). She was recently included in the group exhibitions New Work at the San Francisco Museum of Art, Currents: Recent Acquisitions at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in Washington, D.C., and The Shapes of Space at the Guggenheim Museum in New York. She also has held solo exhibitions at the Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum in Ridgefield, Conn., the Tang Teaching Museum in Saratoga, N.Y., and the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art in Madison, Wis. Shotz’s work is in numerous public collections, including the Whitney Museum of American Art, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, High Museum of Art (Atlanta, Ga.), and the Guggenheim Museum.