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Join artists chanan delivuk, Khánh H. Lê, and Gina Gwen Palacios to discuss their participation in Assembly 2019Arlington Arts Center’s inaugural regional biennial focused on contemporary artists living and working in the Mid-Atlantic. The three artists will discuss the ways they incorporate their own family histories into their work in a conversation moderated by Blair Murphy, AAC’s Curator of Exhibitions.

Dolcezza Coffee & Gelato will open at 8:45 am.



About the Speakers

chanan delivuk uses intermedia –a mix of photography, video, and audio – to create a diverse range of installations that are heavily researched and curated. Her previous exhibitions include solo shows at <terminal> gallery (Clarksville, TN), Current Gallery (Baltimore, MD), IA&A at Hillyer (Washington, DC), and Lighthole Gallery (Baltimore, MD) and group exhibitions at Mitchell Gallery (Annapolis, MD), EMP Collective (Baltimore, MD), and Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Blacksburg, VA). She holds an MFA in Intermedia and Digital Arts from University of Maryland, Baltimore County and an MFA in New Media from The George Washington University.


Gina Gwen Palacios was born in Taft, Texas. She earned an MFA from the Rhode Island School of Design, an MA from The University of Texas at Austin, and a BA from Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi. She currently holds an AICAD Post Graduate Teaching Fellowship at Maryland Institute College of Art and recently participated in Santa Fe Art Institute’s 2019 Residency focused on Truth & Reconciliation. Her work has been exhibited across the country including at Rosenberg Gallery, Maryland Institute College of Art (Baltimore, MD), Five Points Museum of Contemporary Art (Victoria, TX), Asya Geisberg Gallery (New York, NY), Villa Victoria Center for the Arts (Boston, MA), List Art Center, Brown University (Providence, RI), Morgan Lehman Gallery (New York, NY), and Austin Art Space (Austin, TX).


Khánh H. Lê was born in Mỹ Tho, Vietnam and, as a child, lived in a refugee camp in Thailand before immigrating with his family to the United States. He has had solo exhibitions at Mount St. Mary’s University Art Gallery (Emmitsburg, MD), D’Arte Gallery (New York, NY), IA&A at Hillyer (Washington, DC), and DC Arts Center (Washington, DC) and his work has been exhibited in group exhibitions at the Korean Cultural Center (Washington, DC), Site: Brooklyn (Brooklyn, NY), Waller Gallery and Gallery CA (Baltimore, MD), Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts (Wilmington, NJ), Terrault Gallery (Baltimore, MD), and Field Projects (New York, NY).


Blair Murphy is a curator and writer based in Washington, DC and the Curator of Exhibitions at Arlington Arts Center in Arlington, VA, where she recently launched Assembly a regional biennial exhibition highlighting emerging and established artists based in the Mid-Atlantic. Her past curatorial projects include exhibitions at The Kitchen (New York, NY), Field Projects (New York, NY), Flashpoint Gallery (Washington, DC), Washington Project for the Arts (Washington, DC), VisArts Rockville (Rockville, MD), and DC Arts Center (Washington, DC). She holds a BFA from Maryland Institute College of Art and an MA from Georgetown University and was a Helena Rubinstein Curatorial Fellow of the Whitney Independent Study Program from 2014 to 2015.


November 15, 2019
9:00 am–10:00 am
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Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Hirshhorn Museum, Independence Ave SW & 7th St SW
Washington, DC 20560 United States
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