December 8, 2011 at 5:00 pm

Grill the Curator(s): “Slipstreams” tour

Thursday, December 8, from 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.

Join a guided tour of our new exhibition Slipstreams: Contemporary Artistic Practice and the Shaping of Time, which will be given by the exhibition’s curators Terri C Smith and Joseph Whitt. Artists in the exhibition include, Pierre Bismuth, Tehching Hsieh, Tara Kelton, Anna Lundh, Samuel Rousseau, Stephen Sollins, Conrad Ventur, and Andy Warhol. We hope you can join us to hear more about the works, ask questions, and discuss the show’s themes in a casual environment.

The event is free and open to the public.

About the Curators

Terri C. Smith is the Creative Director of Franklin Street Works. With approximately fifteen years of curatorial experience, she has created exhibitions and related programming for museums and other not-for-profit art institutions, including award-winning contemporary art programs for Cheekwood Museum of Art, Nashville, Tennessee. After more than ten years at the Museum, she returned to school, earning an MA from Bard College’s Center for Curatorial Studies in 2008. Smith has curated exhibitions for venues in Connecticut, Florida, New York, Oregon, and Tennessee. Other projects have included commissioned catalog essays and journalistic projects for print and radio. http://terricsmith.blogspot.com/

Joseph Whitt is the Assistant Curator at Franklin Street Works and a frequent guest curator at several art venues in New York City. As former Assistant Curator at Vanderbilt University’s Fine Arts Gallery in Nashville, he was responsible for solo exhibitions by Harmony Korine and Jules de Balincourt, as well as a group exhibition pairing the Polaroids of Andy Warhol with the works of emerging artists Grant Worth and David Horvitz. His most recent curatorial project, Magic For Beginners, at P.P.O.W. Gallery (NYC), was a critic’s pick in Time Out New York and garnered a prominent review in The New York Times.

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