January 16, 2020

Hybrid media artist Paul Catanese presents lecture next week

Paul Catanese, a professor of art and director of the Graduate Study for Art and Art History at Columbia College in Chicago, will present a lecture on Jan. 23.

The lecture is at 7 p.m. in Morris Library’s John C. Guyon Auditorium. The presentation is free and open to the public.

Catanese’s diverse range of works include:

  • Installation. 
  • Performance.
  • Video.
  • Sound.
  • Projection.
  • Site-specific events.
  • Print media.

His works have been exhibited internationally, including the Whitney Museum of American Art, the New Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago Cultural Center, SFMOMA Artists Gallery and the China Academy of Art.

In addition to his work on exhibit at international film screenings, Catanese has received commissions from Rhizome and Turbulence. He also earned a 2014 Efroymson Contemporary Arts Fellowship.

Prior to coming to Columbia College in Chicago in 2008, Catanese’s faculty appointments include assistant professor of new media at San Francisco State University and adjunct lecturer at the School of Art Institute in Chicago.

He earned a bachelor’s degree in theater from State University of New York at Geneseo and an MFA in Art and Technology Studies from the School of Art Institute of Chicago.