February 18, 7:00 - 8:00 PM
Visual Arts Presentation Lab, SME 149

The Experimental Drawing Studio presents a lecture by artist Kevin Appel. Appel, Professor of Art at UC Irvine, works between the practices of painting and architecture, following a trajectory describing the slow and messy dissolution of the integrity of the house, home, and pictorial space. His solo exhibitions include Ameringer McEnery Yohe, New York (2104), Christopher Grimes Gallery, Santa Monica (2013), Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects (2012); Angles Gallery, Santa Monica (2006, 2002, 1999, 1998); Museo Rufino Tamayo, Mexico City (2003); Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York (2001); and the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (1999). Among the group exhibitions Appel has participated in are Painting in Place, Los Angeles Nomadic Division (2013); Painting at the Edge of the World, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis (2001); 010101: Art in Technological Times, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, California (2001), Against Design, Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, La Jolla; Farve Volumen/Color Volume, Kunsthallen Brandts Klædefabrik, DK-Odense, Denmark (1999); and Abstract Painting Once Removed, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, Texas (1998).