Event - Art Talks at the Queens Public Library:

Art Talks at the Queens Public Library:

11.30.20, 12:00 pm

Image: Installation view, Queens International 2018: Volumes (October 7, 2018 - February 24, 2019), Queens Museum, featuring Christina Freeman, UltraViolet Archive, 2018 (foreground) and Beatrice Modisett, Every Ninth Wave II, 2018 (background). Courtesy of Queens Museum. Photo: Hai Zhang.

Sophia Marisa Lucas presents select artists and works from Queens International 2018: Volumes (October 7, 2018 – February 16, 2019), an exhibition of 43 artists and collectives from neighborhoods across Queens that took place within the Queens Museum and select Queens Public Library branches. The presentation will focus on the diversity of creative practices thriving in Queens from living artists of all ages with different types of training, cultural backgrounds, and social networks.


Sophia Marisa Lucas is Assistant Curator at the Queens Museum, where she has organized, co-organized, and supported over 20 exhibitions including, Queens International 2018: Volumes (organized with artist Baseera Khan), the eighth iteration of the museum’s biannual exhibition of Queens-based artists, mounted in partnership with the Queens Public Library; QM-Jerome Foundation Fellowship exhibitions by Sable Elyse Smith and Julia Weist (Fall 2017 with Hitomi Iwasaki) and American Artist (Fall 2019); the first major retrospective of Mierle Laderman Ukeles (Fall 2016, assisting Larissa Harris). Current and upcoming exhibitions include newly commissioned projects by Ulrike Muller in collaboration with Amy Zion (with Larissa Harris), Queens Museum-Jerome Fellow Sydney Shen, and Kenneth Tam. Previously, she contributed to exhibitions and programming at The Museum of Modern Art, New York; Museum of Art and Design, New York; The Artist’s Institute, New York; and Slought Foundation, Philadelphia.