Lenhardt Emerging Artist Lecture Series: Arcmanoro Niles
Join us for the second Lenhardt Emerging Artist Lecture Series featuring Brooklyn-based figurative painter Arcmanoro Niles, a contemporary artist known for his highly saturated portraits of family members, friends, or himself placed within a domestic setting.
Guests can also see Niles’s work entitled Does A Broken Home Become a Broken Family (2019), which was recently acquired by the Museum as part of the Dawn and David Lenhardt Contemporary Art Initiative, on view in the 60th Anniversary exhibition, The Past Decade.
About the artist:
Arcmanoro Niles (b. 1989, Washington, D.C.) earned a BFA from Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, an MFA from New York Academy of Art, and attended the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture. He has participated in exhibitions at the University of Delaware, Newark, DE; the David C. Driskell Center, College Park, MD; Long Gallery, New York, NY; Guild Hall, East Hampton, NY; and Shanghai University, Shangahi, China; among others. His work is included in the collection of the Studio Museum in Harlem, the David C. Driskell Center at the University of Maryland and in the Petrucci Family Foundation Collection of African American Art. A recipient of the Joan Mitchell Foundation Painters & Sculptors Grant, Niles lives and works in Brooklyn, NY.
Friends of Contemporary Art Members and Circles of Support donors will enjoy a private reception with Arcmanoro Niles from 6 - 7 pm, along with complimentary admission to the lecture.
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Slow Art on Arcmanoro Niles
Thursday, October 23 | noon
Marshall and Hendler Galleries
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Image credit: Arcmanoro Niles, Does a Broken Home Become a Broken Family, 2019. Oil, acrylic and glitter on canvas. Purchased with funds provided by the Dawn and David Lenhardt Emerging Artist Acquisition Fund.