Concordia University Department of Studio Arts Presents: AARON MCINTOSH
MONDAY February 4th
VA-323 12:30 – 1:30pm
Aaron McIntosh is a cross-disciplinary artist whose work mines the intersections of material culture, family tradition, sexual desire and identity politics in a range of works including quilts, sculpture, collage, photography and writing. His exhibition record includes numerous solo and group exhibitions, most recently The Embedded Message: Quilting in Contemporary Art at Richmond’s Visual Arts Center. He is the recipient of two Windgate Fellowships in 2006 and 2015, a 2017 CultureWorks Grant for his Invasive Queer Kudzu project, and a 2018 Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Fellowship. He has held residencies at Haystack Mountain School of Crafts and the Virginia Center for Creative Arts. His critical writing has been published in the Brooklyn Rail, Hyperallergic, the Surface Design Journal, and the Journal of Modern Craft. He currently lives and works in Richmond, VA, where he is Assistant Professor and Fiber Area Head at Virginia Commonwealth University.