ARTSpeak Lecturer: Abigail DeVille

Artist and FIT alumna Abigail DeVille, speaks on her work on Friday, October 24th from 1:30 – 2:30 pm, in the Katie Murphy Amphitheatre, in FIT’s Pomerantz Center, entrance on the corner of 27th Street and 7th Avenue.

This event is open to the FIT community and public!

ARTSpeak 2014-2015, presented by the departments of Fine Arts and History of Art, includes a series of events on the theme of Outside Traditions.

Abigail DeVille received her MFA from Yale University in 2011 and her BFA from FIT in 2007.  She has exhibited a growing constellation of site-specific installations in the United States and Europe.  Her most recent exhibitions include Material Histories at the Studio Museum in Harlem (2014); Outside the Lines at the Contemporary Art Museum Houston (2014); Invisible Men: Beyond the Veil, Galerie Michel Rein, Paris (2013); and the Future Generation Art Prize at the 55th Venice Biennale (2013).  Her work has been written about in New York Magazine, The New York Times, and  Ms. DeVille is a 2012 Joan Mitchell Foundation grant recipient and is a 2014-15 fellow at The Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University.

The event has been made possible in part through funding by the FIT Student-Faculty Corporation, the School of Art and Design, and the School of Liberal Arts.