Art Dept. | Fall 2023 Visiting Artist Colloquium: Kelly Kivland

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Conrad A. Elvehjem Building, L160
@ 5:00 pm - 6:15 pm

Kelly Kivland is chief curator and director of exhibitions at the Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, where she has led the exhibitions program since fall 2021. Prior to joining the Wex, she was curator at Dia Art Foundation. Over the past 20 years, Kivland has organized exhibitions, commissions, public projects, and performance programs. Recent curatorial work includes A.K. Burns’s Of space we are…(Wexner Center, 2023); jaamil olawale kosoko’s Portal for(e) the Ephemeral Passage (Wexner Center, 2022); Camille Norment’s Plexus (Dia Chelsea, 2022), Carl Craig’s Party/After-Party (Dia Beacon, 2020), and Basel Abbas and Ruanne Abou-Rahme’s May amnesia never kiss us on the mouth (Dia Artist Web Project, 2020/21). She has worked with artists in all stages of their careers, and has realized major solo exhibitions by Nancy Holt, Robert Irwin, Isabel Lewis, Steve Paxton, Yvonne Rainer, Joëlle Tuerlinckx, Maren Hassinger, and Joan Jonas. Recent editorial work includes Joan Jonas: next move in a mirror world (Dia Art Foundation, 2023) and Camille Norment: Plexus(Dia Art Foundation, 2022).
Fall 2023 Visiting Artist Colloquium
Wednesdays @ 5 – 6:15pm
Elvehjem L160
Online at Zoom:
The Art Department Colloquium is a series supported by the Anonymous Fund and the Brittingham Trust. Visiting Artist lectures are held every Wednesday during the academic year, and are free and open to the public.
Discover the latest developments in Fine art, Craft, and Design at our free public lectures by some of the nation’s most prominent artists, critics, and gallery and museum directors.