Professor Lindquist’s lecture with Tariku Shiferaw “Making Space” on March 1

Professor Greg Lindquist is hosting a series of lecture events for PAINT 4503: A Prehistory of Contemporary Art and PAINT 4516: Contemporary Art and its Critics with Professor David Borgonjon at the Rhode Island School of Design.

Artist Tariku Shiferaw will be lecturing on Monday, March 1, 2021, 3 – 4 PM. 


Presented by the Office of Social Equity and Inclusion, the Division of Fine Arts, and the Painting Department at Rhode Island School of Design:

Tariku Shiferaw Making Space

Tariku Shiferaw is a New York based artist who works in painting and installation art. He explores mark-making addressing the physical and metaphysical spaces of art and social structures. Shiferaw has exhibited at the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Smithsonian Institution, The Drawing Center, Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland, Zuckerman Museum of Art (ZMA), and California African American Museum (CAAM). He was also a participant of the Whitney Independent Study Program and a current artist in residence at Silver Art Projects. His exhibition “It’s a love thang, it’s a joy thang” will run from April 1 – May 15, 2021 at Galerie Lelong, NYC.

RSVP here; lecture link will be emailed day of lecture.