Oberlin College and Conservatory

The Power of the Center

Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at 4:45pm

Clarence Ward ’37 Art Building, 103
87 North Main Street, Oberlin, OH 44074

Please join the art department for a lecture with Laura Battle, artist, painter, and professor of studio art at Bard College. 

Laura Battle lives in the Hudson Valley and has exhibited her work both nationally and internationally at venues including the Lohin Geduld Gallery, Rafius Fane Gallery, Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Arts in Peekskill, the American Academy of Arts and Letters, the Steinhardt Gallery at NYU, the National Academy Museum, and L’Atelier du Caire.

She has received grants and awards from the Peter S. Reed Foundation, the NEA, Fulbright Foundation, MacDowell Colony, American Academy of Arts and Letters, National Academy Museum, and the Massachusetts Council on the Arts. She was commissioned by the MTA Arts for Transit program in 2008 to design windows for the Burnside Avenue subway stop.

As a curator, she directed Kendall Art and Design in Hudson, NY. Her work has been written about in the Huffington Post and the New York Times. Please join us for her talk. 

This event is presented with support from the Ellen H. Johnson Endowment for Modern and Contemporary Art. 

Event Type

Arts, Lectures/Symposia/Workshops


Academic, Art


Free to the public

Photo Alternate Text

graphite drawing called Time Piece, 2006, 22x30 inches

Contact Person

Sarah Schuster

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