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Visiting Artist: Brian Tolle

Brian Tolle (b. 1964, New York) received his MFA from Yale University, BFA from Parsons School of Design, and his BA from SUNY at Albany. He has exhibited his work in galleries, museums, and public spaces internationally. 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). Tolle is the recipient of the The Art Commission of the City of New York Award for Excellence in Design in 2008; the Irish American Historical Society, Irish American Heritage Committee – Irishman of the Year in 2003, and the Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Award. Brian Tolle is represented by CRG Gallery in New York and is currently on the graduate faculty at Parsons School of Design.

Earlier Event: July 25
Visiting Writer: Ocean Vuong
Later Event: July 27
Visiting Artist: John Lees