Yale School of Art Faculty Lecture Series: Catherine Opie in conversation with Gregory Crewdson

Event time: 
Monday, October 9, 2023 - 5:00pm
Yale University Art Gallery, Robert L. McNeil, Jr., Lecture Hall See map
1111 Chapel Street
New Haven, CT 06520
Event description: 

The Yale School of Art Faculty Lecture Series presents Catherine Opie in conversation with Gregory Crewdson.

Please join us for the first event in the Yale School of Art’s new Faculty Lecture Series, featuring photographer Catherine Opie in conversation with Professor and Director of Graduate Studies in Photography, Gregory Crewdson.

Catherine Opie (b. 1961, Sandusky, OH; lives and works in Los Angeles, CA) is an artist working with photography, film, collage, and ceramics. Her work has been exhibited extensively throughout the United States and abroad and is held in over 50 major collections throughout the world. Opie was a 2019 Guggenheim Fellow recipient and recently returned from the American Academy in Rome as the Robert Mapplethorpe Resident in Photography for 2021. Opie was also awarded The Smithsonian’s Archives of American Art Medal in 2016, The Julius Shulman Excellence in Photography Award in 2013 and a United States Artists Fellowship in 2006. In September of 2008, the Guggenheim Museum in New York opened a mid-career exhibition titled, Catherine Opie: American Photographer. She debuted her film, The Modernist, at Regen Projects, Los Angeles in 2018. Opie received a B.F.A. from the San Francisco Art Institute, and an M.F.A. from the California Institute of the Arts in 1988. She held the Lynda and Stewart Resnick Endowed Chair in Art at UCLA for a 2 year appointment, and was a professor of Photography there for 22 years. She has forthcoming exhibitions at Regen Projects, Los Angeles, Peder Lund, Oslo and Lehmann Maupin, New York all opening in early 2024.

Open to: 
General Public