ALUMNI ART Exhibition 2019
September 16–October 11, Gage & Christensen Galleries
Reception September 26, 6–8 p.m.
Awards @ 7 p.m. in the Oren Gateway Center Lobby
The biennial alumni show is open to all Augsburg alumni and showcases their most current work. This year, we are honored to have Keisha Williams, Curatorial Department Assistant and Artist Liaison in Contemporary Art at the Minneapolis Institute of Art, as our juror. The exhibition contains work from 23 alumni who graduated between 1967 and 2017 with degrees ranging from Art, Art History, Business, Communications, Education, English, Psychology, and Sociology.
Keisha Williams is the Curatorial Department Assistant and Artist Liaison in Contemporary Art at the Minneapolis Institute of Art. She holds an MA in Visual Arts Management and Curating from Richmond the American International University in London, as well as an MA in Art Gallery and Museum Studies from the University of Leeds. While in the UK, she worked at both the Battersea Arts Centre and the National Maritime Museum where she spearheaded projects on International Slavery Remembrance Day as well as a festival-wide takeover event with BAC Young Producers. She is a contributing author to the recent Routledge publication Accessibility, Inclusion, and Diversity and Critical Event Studies.