A Conversation with Artist Liz Collins About “Energy Fields” (2020)

Video (59:51): on September 16, 2020, Artist Liz Collins and SNMA Executive Director Hunter O’Hanian held a conversation about her recent book “Energy Field” (2020) and exhibition project at the Tang Museum imagining what a (queer) museum social space can be. Liz Collins’s work explores the boundaries between painting, fiber arts, and installations.

Liz Collins — Energy Field
Publisher: ‎ The Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College (January 1, 2020)
Language: ‎ English
ISBN-10: ‎ 0998242217
ISBN-13: ‎ 978-0998242217

About Artist Designer Liz Collins

Liz Collins works fluidly between art and design, with emphasis and expertise in textile media. Liz’s solo exhibitions and installations have been presented in New York City at Museum of Arts and Design, LMAK, Heller, and BGSQD, and at NADA, Collective, and Spring Break art fairs. Outside of New York, Liz has done shows and projects at the Tang Museum (Saratoga Springs, NY), AMP (Provincetown, MA), Knoxville Museum of Art (TN), Gallery DLUL (Ljubljana), and Rossana Orlandi (Milan). Liz’s work has been included in group exhibitions in New York City at Leslie Lohman Museum, Museum of FIT, New Museum, MoMA, the Drawing Center, BRIC, Smackmellon, Asya Geisberg, Sargent’s Daughters, as well as at September Gallery (Hudson, NY), NoLAB ( Istanbul), Kristin Hjellegjerde (Berlin), Luis de Jesus Los Angeles & LAMAG (LA), and Addison Gallery (Andover, MA). Collins’ honors include a USA Fellowship, a MacColl Johnson Fellowship, Foundation for Contemporary Arts & ArtistRelief grants, Drawing Center Open Sessions and residencies at Siena Art Institute, MacDowell, Yaddo, Haystack, Museum of Arts and Design, and currently at the Two Trees Cultural Subsidy Studio Program in Brooklyn. Collins is a Queer Art Mentor, on the Advisory Board of Fire Island Art Residency, and a member of the Exhibitions Committee at Leslie Lohman Museum. The Tang Museum has just released Liz Collins Energy Field, her first major publication. Learn more at lizcollins.com.” – Stonewall National Museum & Archives.

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