Karen Hampton | Social Fabric
Thursday Nov 10 05:00 PM
Doris Duke Theatre
About the Lecture:
Part of programming related to Karen Hampton: The Journey North
Take a walk through time and discovery with politically conscious textile artist Karen Hampton. Hampton will tell stories from her journey as an African American artist. She will speak about her diasporic work, including her abolitionist series, Brazilian root series, and her most recent creationist myth work.
About Karen Hampton
Karen Hampton’s work has been featured in solo exhibitions at the Museum of Craft and Folk Art (San Francisco, CA); College of Marin (Kentfield, CA); Art Foundry Gallery (Sacramento, CA); Design Gallery, and UC Davis (Davis, CA). Hampton’s work has been part of recent group exhibitions including Innovators & Legions at the Mescogen Art Museum, University of Kentucky, Invisible Lineage at the San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles; Breaking Ice: Bay Area Artists Consider the African Diaspora at the SF Artworks Gallery; among others. Hampton is the recipient of the 2014 Sacatar Foundation award, 2008 Eureka Fellowship, 2008 Marin Arts Council Award, and 2000 Ellen Hansen Prize from UC Davis. Hampton received an MFA from the University of California, Davis, and a BA from New College of California, San Francisco.