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Arts Outreach

Virtual Studio Visit: Jean-Marc Superville Sovak

Thursday, December 15th, 5pm

Jean-Marc Superville Sovak is a multidisciplinary artist and teaching professional whose work is deeply rooted in the community around him. His current project, “a-Historical Landscapes” involves altering 19th-century landscape engravings to include images borrowed from contemporaneous Anti-Slavery publications. His public works include retracing speculative steps on the Underground Railroad at Wilderstein Historic Site and a memorial to Afro-Dutch pioneers in Rockland County. A graduate of Bard College (MFA Film/Video), Jean-Marc’s art has been exhibited at the Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Socrates Sculpture Park, Manifesta 8 European Biennial, and ISCP in New York. Jean-Marc’s practice includes guest curating “We Wear the Mask: Race and Representation at the Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art. Jean-Marc is a Museum Educator and Guide at the Dia Art Foundation, and has been a Visiting Artist/Lecturer at SUNY New Paltz, Ramapo College, Pratt Institute and Bard College, among numerous schools and universities.

Registration is required to attend this virtual event. You will be emailed the event link and password to login before the event. Access to the virtual studio visits is free for members of Orange County Arts Council. A donation of $10 is suggested of non-members.

This program is made possible in part through the support of New York State Council on the Arts, Orange County Government, Shapiro’s furniture, and from donations from people like you. Please consider making a donation today.

Arts Outreach Virtual Studio Visits are presented by Orange County Arts Council in partnership with the Newburgh Free Library.

To learn more about programs offered by Orange County Arts Council or to learn how you can become a member, please visit www.OCArtsCouncil.org

For more information, e-mail: info@ocartscouncil.org

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