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Keely Orgeman and Julia Rooney in Conversation: Sep. 18 @ 3pm

Please join us for an artist talk at Jennifer Terzian Gallery with Keely Orgeman, Seymour H. Knox, Jr., Associate Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Yale University Art Gallery and artist Julia Rooney, whose show Screen Shot is currently on view. Rooney and Orgeman will discuss the influence digital technology has had on the medium of painting, from the perspective of artist and curator respectively—particularly in the age of social media and through the Covid-19 pandemic

KEELY ORGEMAN is the Seymour H. Knox, Jr., Associate Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Yale University Art Gallery. Orgeman earned her doctorate at Boston University, where she curated the exhibition Atomic Afterimage: Cold War Imagery in Contemporary Art for the BU Art Gallery in 2008. During her tenure at Yale, Orgeman organized the critically acclaimed 2017 exhibition Lumia: Thomas Wilfred and the Art of Light at the Gallery, which traveled to the Smithsonian American Art Museum, in Washington, D.C. She recently completed a new installation of the galleries of modern European art and was part of the curatorial team for the exhibitions On the Basis of Art: 150 Years of Women at Yale (2021) and Midcentury Abstraction: A Closer Look (2022). She is currently working on an exhibition of historical portraits with the artist Mickalene Thomas, scheduled to open at the Gallery next fall.

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