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Lenhardt Emerging Artist Lecture Series: Arcmanoro Niles
Lenhardt Emerging Artist Lecture Series: Arcmanoro Niles
Tickets are $10 for the Public / $5 for Members / FREE for Circle and FOCA Members

Join us for the second Lenhardt Emerging Artist Lecture Series featuring Brooklyn-based painter Arcmanoro Niles, a contemporary figurative painter known for his highly saturated portraits of family members, friends, or the artist himself placed within a domestic setting.

Guests can also see a work by Niles entitled Does A Broken Home Become a Broken Family (2019), which was recently acquired by the Museum as part of the Dawn and David Lenhardt Contemporary Art Initiative, on view in the 60th Anniversary exhibition.

About the artist: Arcmanoro Niles (b. 1989, Washington, D.C.) earned a BFA from Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, an MFA from New York Academy of Art, and attended the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture. He has participated in exhibitions at the University of Delaware, Newark, DE; the David C. Driskell Center, College Park, MD; Long Gallery, New York, NY; Guild Hall, East Hampton, NY; and Shanghai University, Shangahi, China; among others. His work is included in the collection of the Studio Museum in Harlem, the David C. Driskell Center at the University of Maryland and in the Petrucci Family Foundation Collection of African American Art. A recipient of the Joan Mitchell Foundation Painters & Sculptors Grant, Niles lives and works in Brooklyn, NY.

Tickets to this event include access to the specially-ticketed exhibition Legends of Speed, which has timed, ticketed entry during voluntary donation times. Please indicate desired exhibition entry time when checking in at the admissions desk.