Visiting Artist: Jamie McMurry

 

Thursday, February 13, 12:00–1:00 p.m.
Columbus Building, 280 S. Columbus Dr., room 012

Jamie McMurry has been an active organizer, educator, and artist in the fields of performance, installation, video, and conceptual art for more than 20 years. He has presented more than 100 original live art works in more than 30 different countries. He has curated and produced the work of more than 200 different artists working in time-based fields through exhibits and festivals that have taken place in Boston, Los Angeles, Seattle, Portland, New York, Santiago, Chile, and Glasgow, Scotland. He has conducted workshops all over the world and held visiting artist faculty positions at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston and at the Art Center College of Design Pasadena.

His most recent live performance works took place at the university of Hildesheim Germany, the Miami International Performance Art Festival, Near Death performance art experience at Boston Center for the Arts, and the National Gallery of Art in Sopot, Poland.

Current in process works include object witness where McMurry collects objects that were present at crime scenes where a murder, suicide, or accidental death took place and series of public actions called the Intelligent Design Series commissioned by Franklin Furnace.