Visual Culture Lecture : Sharon M. Louden
Tuesday March 26 2013 at 6pm in Montague Hall 70
Sharon M. Louden graduated with a BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and an MFA from Yale University, School of Art. Louden's work is held in major public and private collections including the Neuberger Museum of Art, Whitney Museum of American Art, National Gallery of Art, Arkansas Arts Center, Yale University Art Gallery, Weatherspoon Art Museum, and the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, among others. Louden's animations continue to be screened and featured in many film festivals and museums all over the world. Her newest animation, Carrier, premiered in the East Wing Auditorium of the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC in March, 2011 in a historical program of abstract animation since 1927.
link to her work
In addition, Sharon recently had a solo exhibition on view of a major installation work entitled Merge, which was made of over 250,000 units of aluminum at the Weisman Art Museum in Minneapolis, MN, and was on view from October, 2011 through May, 2012. Sharon was commissioned to make a site-specific work for the Weisman Art Museum that is in dialogue with Frank Gehry's new additions to the Museum.