StARTers Live with Lisa Corinne Davis May 15

STARTERS LIVE! broadcast on Friday May 15 with New York painter Lisa Corinne Davis, who was our artist-in-residence at the Siena Art Institute back in 2016. Streaming live from the Siena Art Institute's Facebook page, speaking about her current work amidst this current global crisis, part of our ongoing series of conversations with creative professionals around the world every Tuesday and Friday at 17:30 Siena/ 11:30 NYC.

Lisa Corinne Davis is an abstract painter exploring themes of racial, social and psychological identity. Born in Baltimore, MD, currently living and working in Brooklyn, NY, Davis received her BFA from Pratt Institute in 1980, and her MFA from Hunter College in 1983. Her paintings have been exhibited across the United States and in Europe, including one person shows at June Kelly Gallery (New York), Gerald Peters Gallery (New York), Zolla/Lieberman Gallery (Chicago), Spanierman Modern (Miami) and The Mayor Gallery (London). Her work is included in the collections of The Museum of Modern Art, the J. Paul Getty Museum, The Philadelphia Museum of Art, and the Victoria and Albert Museum. Davis is the recipient of numerous awards, including The Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Grant, a National Endowment for the Arts Visual Artist Fellowship, and three Artist Fellowships from The New York Foundation for the Arts. In 2017, she was inducted as a National Academician at the National Academy Museum & School. Her essays on art and culture have been published in the Brooklyn Rail and Art Critical. Davis has previously taught painting at Yale University and is currently Professor of Art and Head of Painting at Hunter College in New York.

The video below offers a glimpse of Davis's residency with us back in 2016, and you can find more about her current work on her website:

The broadcast event on May 15 is part of our ongoing series StARTers Live! conversations with creative professionals around the world discussing art in the time of the Covid-19 pandemic. You can follow the live streams of our series through the Siena Art Institute's facebook page (www.facebook/sienaart) at 17:30 Italy time/ 16:30 London/ 11:30 NYC/ 08:30 Los Angeles or use this time zone converter to know what time it will be where you are:

We hope you can join us for our upcoming broadcasts!

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For the full calendar of the Spring 2020 season of StARTers live talks, click here

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