Visiting artist | Matthew Day Perez
The Glass department welcomes artist Matthew Day Perez MFA 10 GL, co-creator and GEO (Gay Executive Officer) of FagSigns, a Brooklyn-based neon sign company that serves the LGBTQ+ community. Continuously experimenting with the potential of combining, subverting and exploiting materials, he works with a diverse set of media: glass, printed matter, digital media and installation. He has received many awards including a Fulbright, the John Rena National Endowments for the Arts Scholarship, a US State Department Grant for new works and a Lois Roth Grant as well as residencies at The Corning Museum of Glass, The Creative Glass Center of America, and Pilchuck Glass School.
Partial funding for this lecture series is provided by the Page Hazlegrove Fund.
Wednesday, September 22, 2021 at 1:10pm