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Artist Catherine Chalmers “Collaborating With Insects”
Catherine Chalmers Lecture – “Collaborating with Insects” 
Friday, March 22nd 
English Lecture Hall room 001
Catherine Chalmers holds a B.S. in Engineering from Stanford University and an M.F.A. in Painting from the Royal College of Art in London. She has exhibited her artwork around the world, including MoMA P.S.1; MASSMoCA; Kunsthalle Vienna; Today Art Museum, Beijing; among others. Her work has appeared in a variety of publications, including the New York Times, Washington Post, ArtNews and Artforum. She has been featured on PBS, CNN, NPR, and the BBC. Two books have been published on her work: FOOD CHAIN (Aperture 2000) and AMERICAN COCKROACH (Aperture 2004). Her video “Safari” received a Jury Award (Best Experimental Short) at SXSW Film Festival in 2008. In 2010 Chalmers received at Guggenheim Fellowship and in 2015 she was awarded a Rauschenberg Residency. In 2018 she created a course called Art & Environmental Engagement and taught it spring quarter at Stanford University. Her video “Leafcutters” won Best Environmental Short at the 2018 Natourale Film Festival in Wiesbaden, Germany. She lives in New York City.
The lecture will be followed by a reception for the exhibition "Assembling Animal Language" which includes artworks by Chalmers and four other artists.Lecture and reception are free and open to the public.
Support to present public lectures by artists Catherine Chalmers and Maria Lux in conjunction with the exhibition and conference is provided in part from a grant from the City of Lubbock, as recommended by Civic Lubbock, Inc. Additional support comes from the Ryla T. & John F. Lott Endowment for Excellence in the Visual Arts in the School of Art.

Exhibitions and speaker programs at Landmark Arts and the Texas Tech University School of Art are also made possible in part with a generous grant from the Helen Jones Foundation. Additional support comes from cultural activities fees administered through the J.T. & Margaret Talkington College of Visual & Performing Arts.

Landmark Arts
Exhibition & Speaker Programs  
Texas Tech University School of Art


Scotty Hensler


School of Art

Event Information
Time: 6:15 PM - 7:15 PM
Event Date: 3/22/2019

English Lecture Hall room 001