Kate Gilmore lives and works in New York City. Gilmore works in and synthesizes multiple mediums, including video, sculpture, photography, and performance. Her works engages with ideas of femininity through her own physicality and critiques of gender and sex. The overarching themes in Gilmore’s work are the traditional social constructs of the feminine and modes – literal and metaphorical – of liberation from those constructs. Her work is in the collection of the Museum of Modern Art; the Brooklyn Museum; the Whitney Museum of American Art; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; and Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago. Gilmore has been the recipient of several international awards and honors, such as the Rome Prize from the American Academy in Rome, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council Award for Artistic Excellence, Franklin Furnace Fund for Performance, LMCC Workspace Residency, New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship, and The Marie Walsh Sharpe Space Residency.
The School of the Arts and Communication and the Department of Art and Art History
Visiting Artist and Scholar Series
Wednesday, October 28th 2015 from 11am-12pm
Mayo Concert Hall