Join us live for a virtual lecture by curator Meg Onli followed by an audience Q&A.
FREE, non-ticketed, and open to the general public.
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.