Artist Katia Santibañez joins critic Lilly Wei for a conversation. We conclude with a poetry reading by Phong H. Bui.
In this talk
American artist born in France Katia Santibañez studied painting at Ecole Nationale Superieure des Beaux Arts. She has been in residencies at Yaddo, NY; Casa Wabi, Mexico; The Albers Foundation, CT; Sitka, OR; and Civitella Ranieri, Italy. Her work has been collected internationally and is in both private and public collections including The Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY; The Bibliotheque Nationale de Paris, France; Mount Holyoke College Art Museum, Massachusetts; The Morgan Library and Museum; The Museum of Modern Art; and The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY. The artist lives and works in Otis, Massachusetts and New York, NY. Her current solo exhibition at DC Moore Gallery, Lumens Anima, is up through October 9, 2021.
New York-based independent curator, writer, journalist and critic Lilly Wei writes on global contemporary art and emerging art and artists, reporting frequently on international exhibitions and biennials. She has written for dozens of publications here and abroad and is a longtime contributor to Art in America and a contributing editor at ARTnews. She is the author of numerous artists’ catalogues and monographs and has curated exhibitions in the United States, Europe, and Asia. Wei sits on the board of several non-profit art institutions and organizations including AICA/USA (the International Association of Art Critics), Bowery Arts & Sciences, and Art Omi International. She is a fellow and Treasurer of the Board of Directors of the CUE Foundation.