Conversation with Clarence Morgan

Nov 16, 2021

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Join us Tuesday, November 16th, 2021 at 6:30pm

Conversation begins at 7pm

Join us for a conversation with artist Clarence Morgan where Morgan will discuss his current exhibition Linear Fictions as well as his more recent works.

Masks required

This is a limited capacity event, please RSVP to info@burnetart.com by Sunday, November 14th to attend.

Clarence Morgan is a visual artist based in painting and drawing, with additional experience in printmaking. Drawing has been the central inquiry of Morgan’s practice for over four decades. Using a variety of tools and mixed media, Morgan has developed a unique drawing process of layered mark making that employs chance operations and improvisation in both minimal and complex compositions. Morgan is a native of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania where he also received his formal education and art training. He is based in Chicago, IL and Minneapolis, MN where he is a Professor of Art at the University of Minnesota.

During his career, Morgan has been an artist-in-residence at the McColl Center for Visual Art (Charlotte, North Carolina) and the Harwood Museum of Art (Taos, New Mexico). His list of solo exhibitions includes Rosenberg+Kaufman Fine Art (New York), Kidder Smith Gallery (Boston), Macrostie Art Center (Grand Rapids, MN), Thomas Barry Fine Arts (Minneapolis), David Lusk Gallery (Memphis), Penland School of Craft (Penland, NC), Downtown Gallery, University of Tennessee (Knoxville), and the Morris Gallery at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (Philadelphia), among many others. Group exhibitions in which his paintings, drawings and/or prints were featured include The American Academy Institute of Arts & Letters (New York), David Richard Contemporary (Santa Fe), Walker Art Center (Minneapolis), Minneapolis Institute of Art (Minneapolis), Cleveland Museum of Art (Cleveland) and Rochester Art Center (Minnesota).

Morgan has been invited to produce prints at Tamarind Institute in Albuquerque, New Mexico, Highpoint Center for Printmaking in Minneapolis, Brandywine Workshop in Philadelphia, and the Patton Printmaking Studio/Workshop at the Anderson Ranch Art Center (Snowmass Village, Colorado). His work is in the permanent collections of the Cleveland Museum of Art, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis Institute of Art, and the Frederick R. Weisman Art Museum, Michigan State University Music College Billman Pavilion, among numerous other museums, galleries, and institutions.