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Form Fit: Kelly Kaczynski

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Monday, January 30, 2012
Gallery 400 Lecture Room
400 South Peoria Street

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Kelly Kaczynski is a sculptor and installation artist. Her work, while existing in a temporal-spatial platform, is deeply materials based. She has exhibited with the Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago; the University at Buffalo Art Gallery; Rowland Contemporary, Chicago; Triple Candie, New York; Gallery 400, Chicago; Islip Art Museum, New York; DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, Lincoln, MA; and the Boston Center for the Arts. Public installations include projects with the Main Line Art Center, Haverford; the Interfaith Center of New York; the Institute for Contemporary Art, Boston; and the Boston National Historic Parks. Kaczynski has taught at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; the University of Pennsylvania; the University of Illinois at Chicago; and the University of Chicago. She is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Art Theory and Practice at Northwestern University. She received a BA from The Evergreen State College and an MFA from Bard College.

Form Fit is a new lecture series organized by UIC MFA Graduates in which local artists, curators, and other contemporary art practitioners present on their work. This series is free and open to the public.
Image: Kelly Kaczynski, Olympus Manger, Scene II, 2008, wood, dry wall, rope, and glue (installation detail).