Join us live for a virtual lecture by curator Meg Onli followed by an audience Q&A.
Meg Onli (BFA 2008) is the Andrea B. Laporte Associate Curator at the Institute of Contemporary Art at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. She has curated the exhibitions Speech/Acts (2017) and Colored People Time (2019). Onli is the recipient of a 2012 Creative Capital Andy | Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant; a 2014 Graham Foundation grant; a 2019 Transformation Award from the Leeway Foundation; and is currently a Warhol Foundation curatorial fellow. In the Summer of 2020, she founded the initiative Art for Philadelphia, which raised more than $100,000 for community-led abolitionist organizations. Currently, Onli is working on the solo exhibition Jessica Vaughn: Our Primary Focus is to be Successful (2021); co-curating with Erin Christovale a retrospective of Ulysses Jenkins's work, Ulysses Jenkins: Without Your Interpretation (2021); and is a visiting professor at Williams College.
Presented in partnership with SAIC Alumni Relations.
This program is partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency.
View the Meg Onli SAIC Flaxman Library Resource Guide for additional information about the curator.