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Anderson Lecture Series Welcomes Catherine Haggarty

Catherine Haggarty

Catherine Haggarty 

Lecture title: The Endurance of Painting 

Lecture time: Wednesday, March 28 from 11:30am - 12:30pm

Location: Palmer - Lipcon Auditorium 

CATHERINE HAGGARTY is an artist, curator, and writer based in Brooklyn, New York. Haggarty is currently the co-director of Ortegay Gasset Projects, a non-profit artist-run curatorial collective and exhibition space in Gowanus, Brooklyn. Her lecture titled “The Endurance of Painting” will be on Wednesday, March 28, 2018, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Palmer Lipcon Auditorium, Palmer Museum of Art.

Haggarty’s paintings and curatorial work have been reviewed by and featured in Hyperallergic, Two Coats of Paint, Brooklyn Magazine, The New York Times, Maake Magazine, The Black and White Project (UK), Sound and Vision Podcast, and Young Space. Exhibiting nationally and internationally for a decade, select shows include: Leftfield Slo and Hashimoto Contemporary (CA), The Provincial (MI), Tripp Gallery (London), Bridge Productions (Seattle, WA), CGK Gallery (Copenhagen), Art on Paper Fair (Armory Week), Paper Paris (France), Geoffrey Young Gallery (MA) and Design Sublime (Miami, FL). Solo shows include This Friday Next Friday (NYC), One River School of Art and Design, Proto Gallery (NJ), and Look and Listen in Marseille France.

In 2016, Haggarty was the juror of The Boston Young Contemporaries New England MFA Exhibition at Boston University and she has been a guest critic at Nars Foundation, Residency Unlimited, The Wassaic Project, Abrons Center for the Arts, and Trestle Projects in New York City. Teaching experience includes Rutgers University, Abrons Art Center, Princeton Day School, Philadelphia Mural Arts and One River School of Art and Design. Haggarty earned her MFA at Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University in 2011.