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ARTIST LECTURE: Craig Drennen

March 4 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Artist Craig Drennen will present a public lecture on his art on Monday, March 4, 2024, at 4:00 p.m. in the Yellowhammer Room of Gorgas Library on UA campus. The public is invited to attend.

Craig Drennen is a painter based in Atlanta and a 2018 Guggenheim Fellow. His recent solo exhibitions include Old Athenian & at Stove Works in Chattanooga, Tennessee, and First Acts at Atlanta Contemporary Art Center in Atlanta. He has been an artist in residence at Yaddo, MacDowell, the Triangle Arts Foundation, DNA Provincetown and Skowhegan. His work has been reviewed in Art in America, Artforum, and the New York Times. Drennen served as dean at the Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture in Skowhegan, Maine, for four years. He teaches at Georgia State University and manages THE END Project Space. Since 2008 he has organized his studio practice around Shakespeare’s Timon of Athens.

Craig Drennen’s lecture is part of the Visiting Artist and Scholar Lecture Series, sponsored by the UA Department of Art and Art History. To see our past and future visiting artists and scholars, go here: https://art.ua.edu/resources/visiting-artists/.  

To find out more about The University of Alabama’s programs in studio art and art history, visit our Degree Programs page.