Visiting Artist Lecture: Edie Fake

artwork and artist photo of Edie Fake Above left: Oasis I, 2022, gouache on wood panel, 12 x 16 inches. Above right:  Edie Fake, photograph courtesy of artist.

"An Impossible Place”

Thursday, February 9, 4:00 p.m.

Lectures will be in Lawrence Hall, Room 115, 1190 Franklin Boulevard, Eugene, OR 97403 and will also be live-streamed and archived on the UO College of Design YouTube

Edie Fake is a painter and visual artist whose work examines issues of trans identity and “queer space” through the lens of architecture and ornamentation. Fake’s work has been exhibited nationally and internationally, including solo shows at the Everson Museum of Art in Syracuse, NY and Marlborough Contemporary, NYC, and in group exhibitions at the Museum of Arts and Design, NYC and the Institute for Contemporary Art at VCU in Richmond, VA. His collection of comics, Gaylord Phoenix, won the 2011 Ignatz Award for Outstanding Graphic Novel. Fake’s latest projects include mural installations for The Drawing Center, NYC and BAMPFA in Berkeley, CA. He is currently represented by Western Exhibitions in Chicago and Broadway Gallery in New York

This lecture is made possible by the Davis Family Endowed Fund in Art.