Visual Art Lecture Series: Diane Landry
The Visual Art Lecture Series presents talks by leading Canadian and international artists, curators and academics. Diane Landry is faculty for the Body as Site Residency.
Diane Landry (Quebec City, Canada) is a multidisciplinary artist working across sculpture, installation, performance, and sound. She is widely recognized for her kinetic installations investigating light and sound, and her performative activation of sculpture, gallery and public space. She has exhibited and performed extensively in Canada, USA, Latin America, Europe, China and Australia. Her work has been the subject of solo exhibitions at institutions such as the Musée d’art de Joliette, Quebec; the Art Gallery of Hamilton; the Contemporary Arts Center, Ohio; Cameron Art Museum, Wilmington; and the Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa, among others. In 2014, Landry’s work was included in the internationally touring exhibition, Oh Canada, organized by the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art. The recipient of multiple awards, grants and distinctions, Landry was awarded the prestigious John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship in 2015. Landry holds a Bachelor of Arts in Visual Arts from Laval University, and a Masters of Fine Arts from Stanford University.