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3 Works: Kahlil Robert Irving
In this live online event, Chief Curator and Deputy Director Sequoia Miller will be joined by artist Kahlil Robert Irving. Kahlil has received critical acclaim for his gritty ceramics and internet collages that examine contemporary life.

Jun 24, 2021 01:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Kahlil Robert Irving
Artist
Kahlil Robert Irving (b. 1992, San Diego, CA) is an artist currently living and working in St. Louis. He attended the Sam Fox School of Design and Visual Art, Washington University in St. Louis (MFA Fellow, 2017); and the Kansas City Art Institute (BFA, Art History and Ceramics/Sculpture, 2015). His work is in the collections of the Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas; RISD Museum, Rhode Island; Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh; and Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. Irving was selected to participate in the 2020 Great Rivers Biennial hosted by the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis. Recently, he was awarded the Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Grant and the Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant. In 2018, Irving’s first institutional solo exhibition took place at Wesleyan University’s Center for the Arts, Connecticut. Currently, he is presenting a large-scale commission in the lobby at the Contemporary Art Center, Cincinnati, Ohio.
Sequoia Miller
Chief Curator and Deputy Director, Gardiner Museum
Sequoia Miller is a historian, curator, and studio potter. He is the Chief Curator at the Gardiner Museum. Miller holds a BA in Russian and Art History from Brandeis University; an MA from the Bard Graduate Center for Decorative Arts, Design History, and Material Culture; and a PhD in the History of Art from Yale University. His curatorial projects include The Ceramic Presence in Modern Art at the Yale University Art Gallery and Ai Weiwei: Unbroken at the Gardiner. Before re-entering academia, Miller was a full-time studio potter for over ten years based in the Pacific Northwest.