Artist lectures in McDonough Museum

Jennifer Vanderpool, a Mahoning Valley native now a Los Angeles-based new genre artist, presents a free, public lecture 5:10 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 24 in the McDonough Museum of Art on the campus of Youngstown State University.

The lecture is presented by the YSU Department of Art. 

In May 2018, her exhibition Garment Girl opened at Heritage Space in Hà Nộ, Vietnam. Her 2017 exhibitions included Super Natural, which first opened in 2014 at the National Centre for Contemporary Art in Moscow, Russia, and in 2017 was exhibited at Nepravilnyi Prikus, Simferopol. She also exhibited Flores Para El Trueque, initially with Mercadito & Mentidero, Bogotá, Colombia, in 2013, and in 2017 with No Lugar – Arte Contemporáneo and La Huerta y La Maquina, Quito, Ecuador. Her video work was included in the 2017 Festival M.A.R.S. | Music & Art ReSound in Los Angeles, and she also exhibited a video installation as part of Twenty/20 Film Series at Edward Cella Art+Architecture in Los Angeles. 

Vanderpool has spoken in Amsterdam, Copenhagen, Barcelona and Bogotá. She has been awarded exhibition funding from the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts, as well as artist awards from the Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs, Danish Arts Council and Swedish Arts Council. 

Parking for the lecture is available in the Wick Avenue deck for a nominal fee. For more information, call 330-941-2307.