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Torkwase Dyson and Greg Lindquist: A Conversation on Painting and Environmental Justice

The Evening Lecture Series is free and open to the public. All Spring 2022 Lectures will be streamed online via Zoom and YouTube Live. With inquiries, please contact Sam Levy at slevy@nyss.org.

Torkwase Dyson, WATER TABLE 06, 2017, Acrylic on canvas, 38 x 38 inches
Torkwase Dyson, WATER TABLE 06, 2017, Acrylic on canvas, 38 x 38 inches
Greg Lindquist, Robert W Scherer Power Plant, Juliette, Georgia, 2017, Oil, acrylic, and coal ash on linen, 30” x 48”
Greg Lindquist, Robert W Scherer Power Plant, Juliette, Georgia,
2017, Oil, acrylic, and coal ash on linen,
30” x 48”

Torkwase Dyson is a New York-based artist whose practice draws on her interest in abstraction, social architecture, and environmental justice. Her work has been recently exhibited at The Drawing Center, the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Studio Museum in Harlem, and the National Museum of African Art. She is represented by Davidson Contemporary and Rhona Hoffman Gallery and is a 2018 Graham Foundation Fellow.

Greg Lindquist is a New York-based artist whose work employs landscape, abstraction, research, and analysis to address struggles for environmental justice. His work has been exhibited at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, the Weatherspoon Art Museum, and North Carolina Museum of Art, and many galleries. He was awarded the Sharpe-Walentas Space Program, the Pollock-Krasner Foundation grant, and Art Omi residency and was a studio participant in the Whitney American Museum of Art Independent Study Program.

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