Creative Response with Paige Hathaway
Thursday, June 4, 6pm
Hear scenic designer Paige Hathaway respond to Moira Dryer: Yours for the Asking. The short presentation will be followed by Q&A. FREE and open to the public. RSVP in advance at firstname.lastname@example.org for Zoom Room link and password. Sponsored by Reston Community Center.
Paige Hathaway is a freelance scenic designer based in the Washington, DC area. In 2018, she was honored to receive the Rising Star Award from USITT, an award that honors young professionals in the beginning of their career. Regionally, she has designed at The Muny, Arden Theatre Co, People’s Light, the John W. Engeman Theater, Asolo Rep, and Bristol Riverside Theatre. In the DC area, she has recently designed at Arena Stage, Signature Theatre, Round House Theatre, Olney Theatre Center, Theater J, Woolly Mammoth, the Kennedy Center, Folger Theater, Adventure Theatre, Imagination Stage, Everyman Theatre, and Studio Theatre. She received her MFA in Scenic Design from the University of Maryland and her BFA in Scenic Design from the University of Oklahoma. More info here.
Insights with Kristen Hileman
June 11, 6pm
Greater Reston Arts Center (GRACE) presents Insights, a program bringing curators and academics of major art institutions to Reston to discuss the work on view at GRACE. Sponsored by Reston Community Center. Free and open to the public. Hear curator Kristen Hileman speak about Moira Dryer: Yours for the Asking. FREE and open to the public. RSVP in advance at email@example.com for Zoom Room link and password. Sponsored by Reston Community Center.
Baltimore-based independent curator Kristen Hileman spent nearly two decades working as a curator at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in Washington DC and more recently as the Head of the Contemporary Department at the Baltimore Museum of Art. Her monographic exhibitions brought new attention to important female artists Anne Truitt and Maren Hassinger, and she has realized major commissions with Mary Reid Kelley and Patrick Kelley, Sarah Oppenheimer, Tomás Saraceno and others. Additionally, Hileman has organized exhibitions of the works of John Baldessari, Cai Guo-Qiang, Njideka Akunyili Crosby, Lizzie Fitch/Ryan Trecartin, Meleko Mokgosi, and John Waters, as well as surveys of contemporary photography and time-based media. She has taught at Johns Hopkins University, George Washington University, and the Corcoran College of Art and Design and is a frequent visiting critic and lecturer at colleges and universities. Upcoming projects include a retrospective exhibition of South African-born, Baltimore-based abstract painter Jo Smail at the Baltimore Museum of Art (March 2020) and the debut solo museum exhibition for figurative painter Theresa Chromati, which also includes a monumental public art component at the Delaware Contemporary Museum (June 2020).