David Lusk Gallery – Nashville is pleased to present the 18th installment of DiaLoGue, a series of art-related conversations led by a guest speaker and a curious audience.
David Onri Anderson is a Tennessee-born painter, musician and curator of French/Algerian ancestry . He graduated from Watkins College of Art with the Anny Gowa Purchase Award in 2016. He was reviewed in the September 2018 issue of Art in America Magazine for his solo exhibition Earthbound at Elephant Gallery in Nashville TN. He recently had a solo exhibition at Patrick Painter Gallery in Los Angeles, CA. His work has been exhibited by Patrick Painter Gallery (Los Angeles, CA), ZieherSmith Gallery (Manhattan, NY), David Lusk Gallery (Nashville, TN), Chicago Art Book Fair (Chicago, IL), Atlanta Contemporary (Atlanta, GA), Elephant Gallery (Nashville, TN), among others. He also co-curates an artist-run space called mild climate and is the founder & curator of Electric Shed in Nashville, TN.
Emily Weiner is a painter living and working in Nashville. Emily received her BA from Barnard College, Columbia University (2003) and her MFA in Fine Arts at the School of Visual Arts (2011). This year she became the interim curator at the Vanderbilt Fine Arts Gallery; Previously she was Associate Professor of Painting at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, NY and instructor of painting and Visual and Critical Studies at The School of Visual Arts in NYC. In New York, she was co-director of the artist-run space Soloway since 2013. Past exhibitions of her paintings include: Gerdarsafn Museum (Kopavogur, Iceland 2017); Crush Curatorial (Amagansett, NY); LeRoy Neiman Gallery, Columbia University (New York); CULT (San Francisco); Soloway (Brooklyn), Sargent’s Daughters (New York); and Grizzly Grizzly (Philadelphia). She has been a Visiting Artist at the American Academy in Rome (2015); artist-in-residence at The Banff Centre, Canada (2012); and resident at Camac Art Center in France (2011). This year her work will be featured in New American Paintings.