September 18, 20147:00 pmto9:00 pm
Join us for an Artist Talk featuring two CNY artists, Christine Chin of Ithaca, NY and Robert Knight of Clinton, NY. Both artists are featured in GLOBALissues. CLIMATEmatters. SocialCHANGE.
Christine Chin is an artist whose work makes humorous and ironic commentary on contemporary issues of technology and the environment. Recent projects have addressed artificial intelligence, genetically modified food and alternative energy. Her work has been shown nationally and internationally at venues including the New York Hall of Science, Art Basel Miami, and Canon Communication Space, Beijing. In 2006-2007 she was granted a Fulbright Fellowship to pursue her project Alternative Alternative Energy in China, and she was the 2008 recipient of the Garry B. Fritz Imagemaker Award from the Society for Photographic Education.
Robert Knight is Assistant Professor of Art at Hamilton College. Robert received an MFA in Photography from the Massachusetts College of Art & Design and a BA in Architecture and Economics from Yale University. He previously taught at the Mass College of Art, Emerson College, New England Institute of Art and MIT. His work has been exhibited in the Boston area at Gallery Kayafas, Alpha Gallery, The Bernard Toale Gallery, the Danforth Museum of Art, the Photographic Resource Center and MPG Contemporary, as well as nationally at Jen Bekman Gallery in New York, the LaGrange Museum in Georgia, The Bascom in North Carolina and the Houston Center for Photography in Texas. Internationally, his work has been shown at photography festivals in Nantes, Le Mans and Arles, France. Robert is represented by Gallery Kayafas, Boston, MA and his work is in the collection of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.