Everyday Revelations: Researching, Collecting, and Living with Indian Art

Gallery talk with Professor Kathryn Myers, University of Connecticut

Monday, September 18, 12:00 to 1:00 p.m.

Kathryn Myers is a painter whose gouache and oil paintings and recent works in video have been significantly inspired and informed by her engagement and research on the art and culture of India.  In addition to her creative work, she has developed a series of video interviews with contemporary Indian artists and has curated several exhibitions on Indian art. She has exhibited her work widely in the United States and India.  

Grants have included Fulbright Fellowships to India in 2002 and 2011, individual artist grants in painting and new media from the Connecticut Commission on Arts and Culture in 1991 and 2012, and Marie Walsh Sharpe space program grants in 1991 and 1992. Myers received her BA from St. Xavier College in Chicago, an MFA in painting from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and has been teaching painting and drawing at the University of Connecticut since 1984. Visit http://www.kathrynmyers.org for more information.