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Tennessee Triennial Artist Panel

January 28, 2023 1:00pm - 2:30pm

Join us in welcoming numerous participating artists in the Tennessee Triennial for an artist panel discussion. Led by Consulting Curator Dr. Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons, we will learn about the concepts behind this state-wide art initiative. Artists who are featured in the Knoxville Museum of Art and Tri-Star Arts exhibitions will discuss their work and how it responds to the exhibition theme of RE-PAIR.

Free and open to the public! Eventbrite reservations are requested—no promo code required.


María Magdalena Campos-Pons is the Cornelius Vanderbilt Endowed Chair Professor of Fine Arts. Campos-Pons interdisciplinary practice has been the subject of solo exhibitions at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Indianapolis Museum of Art, and the National Gallery of Canada, among other institutions. She has presented over thirty solo performances commissioned by institutions like the Guggenheim and the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery. She also participated in the 49th Venice Biennial, the 55th Venice Biennial, Documenta14, Johannesburg Biennale, Liverpool Biennial, 3rd Biennial of Bahia, Prospect 4 and Havana Biennials. Her works are held in over 50 museums around the world, including the Art Institute of Chicago; the Victoria and Albert Museum, London; the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston and the Perez Art Museum, Miami. A survey of her practice was held at IMA in 2007. Campos-Pons is the founder EADJ Vanderbilt and of Intermittent Rivers / Rios Intermitentes project in Matanzas, Cuba. Campos-Pons is the recipient of numerous awards.

This project is supported, in whole or in part, by the federal award number SLFRP5534 awarded to the State of Tennessee by the U.S. Department of the Treasury.