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Visiting Artist: Brian Tolle

Brian Tolle has exhibited his work in galleries, museums, and public spaces around the world. His projects include, Skid Rows for the Queens Museum (2005); The wind doth move silently invisibly for Cleveland Public Art (2004); WitchCatcher at City Hall, New York City (2003); the Irish Hunger Memorial in Battery Park City, New York (2002); Waylay for the Whitney Biennial and the Public Art Fund in Central Park (2002); Man’s Achievement on a Shrinking Globe in an Expanding Universe for Crossing the Line, Queens Museum of Art, New York (2001); and Eureka for Over the Edges Gent, Belgium (2000). Mr. Tolle received his MFA from Yale University, BFA from Parsons School of Design, and his BA from SUNY at Albany. He is currently on the graduate faculty at Parsons School of Design.

Tolle is the recipient of the The Art Commission of the City of New York Award for Excellence in Design in 2008; in 2003 the Irish American Historical Society, Irish American Heritage Committee – Irishman of the Year, and the Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Award. Brian Tolle is represented by CRG Gallery, NYC.

Earlier Event: August 17
Visiting Writer: Toi Derricotte
Later Event: August 19
Visiting Artist: Glenn Goldberg