Rochester Art Center (RAC) is pleased to announce a series of artist talks entitled Popular Culture in Art Today. RAC is hosting five Minnesota artists with works in the current exhibition Andy Warhol: Minnesota Goes Pop. This series explores how popular culture is interpreted by contemporary artists and is made possible through a generous donation from the Allen Family Fund.

Join us on April 27 at 7:00PM for a discussion between artists Ziyang Wu and Dylan Redford with exhibition curator Sheila Dickinson.

Ziyang Wu received his MFA from the Rhode Island School of Design and BFA from the Florence Academy of Fine Art in Italy. From Xuzhou, Jiangsu, China, Wu is currently a visiting professor at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design.

Dylan Redford is an artist/documentarian living in Minneapolis. Dylan received his BFA in Studio Art from Middlebury College. Dylan co-founded the artist run and Minneapolis based gallery Yeah Maybe and is a Moving Image Research Associate at the Walker Art Center.

Dr. Sheila Dickinson is currently a guest curator at Rochester Art Center. She has taught modern and contemporary art history for fifteen years, writes regularly for Hyperallergic, Artforum and ArtNews. She has a PhD in Art History from University College Dublin.

Artwork ID:
Ziyang Wu, The Story fo the Pig, 2017