Gallery Talk: José Lerma
Sat, Jul 13, 2013, 3–4 pm
Artist Jose Lerma discusses his practice and his BMO Harris Bank Chicago Works exhibition with Marjorie Susman Curatorial Fellow and exhibition curator, Kristin Korolowicz.
José Lerma received his MFA in Painting at the University of Wisconsin–Madison and has held residencies at the CORE Residency Program; Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas; and the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, Maine. He has exhibited his work widely both nationally and internationally at Contemporary Art Museum Raleigh, North Carolina; Centro Atlántico de Arte Moderno, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain; Milwaukee Art Museum; Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit; Museum of Fine Arts Houston; and Deste Foundation for Contemporary Art, Athens, Greece, among others. Lerma lives and works in Chicago and is a Assistant Professor in the Department of Drawing and Painting at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. His work will be presented in an upcoming exhibition at the Saatchi Gallery in London.