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Visiting Artist Lecture - Jenny Lynn McNutt

Visual and Performing Arts Center at Western Connecticut State University

Wednesday, April 1, 2020 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM (EDT)

Visiting Artist Lecture - Jenny Lynn McNutt

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Jenny Lynn McNutt

JENNY LYNN MCNUTT
Interdisciplinary Artist
Wednesday, April 1, 2020, 11:00 am 

Visual & Performing Arts Center, room 144
WCSU, Westside Campus

Free & Open to the Public
Limited Seating Available

Jenny Lynn McNutt is a multimedia artist living in Brooklyn. Her works in sculpture, painting, and performance have been shown in the U.S. and in Europe, Asia, and Africa. She is the recipient of numerous residencies abroad, including Africa, Netherlands, Spain, India, and China, where time spent in cultures of storytelling and dance has deeply informed her work.

In 1994 Jenny Lynn was awarded a Fulbright Fellowship to study/work in West and Central Africa. She received an Eastman Foundation Grant for her documentary work in West Africa, with sojourns in Ivory Coast and Cameroon.
In fall 2018 and summer 2019, she was a guest artist at Taoxichuan International Artists Studio in China, where her works were on exhibition and now in their permanent collection.

Other awards include a New York Foundation for the Arts Fiscal Sponsorship, a Rothman Grant, a William Hillman Foundation Grant, and the Mercedes Matter/ Ambassador Middendorf Award (NY Studio School, 2018). She was also awarded multiple residencies in the U.S. at the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, the Harwood Museum in New Mexico, Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, MA, and the Watershed Center for Ceramics in Maine. Jenny Lynn received her MFA from Yale School of Art and currently teaches at New York Studio School and Pratt Institute.

http://www.jennylynnmcnutt.com/

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Visual & Performing Arts Center
43 Lake Avenue Extension
Danbury, CT 06811

Wednesday, April 1, 2020 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM (EDT)


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