Virginia Wagner is an artist and writer living in Brooklyn, New York. She makes paintings set in zones of conflict between human progress and the natural world. Raised in a family of biologists, she has a unique perspective from which to observe the psychological and physical effects of our quickly changing planet. She received her BA from Oberlin College in Studio Art and Creative Writing and her MFA from Maryland Institute College of Art’s Hoffberger School of Painting. She has been granted residencies at VCCA, the Edward Albee Foundation, Jentel Foundation, Ucross, Vermont Studio Center, and Yale Norfolk, and received the 2016 Lotos Prize in Painting. Her portrait series has been featured on BBC Radio’s The Cultural Frontline and in a short documentary entitled ‘The Gender Line,’ which premiered at the Williamsburg Independent Film Festival. Wagner is Co-Founder of the blog Painters on Paintings and teaches fine art at Pratt Institute and Montclair State University.
Tuesday, November 20 at 10:30 am to 12:00 pm
Fred Lazarus IV Center, l115
131 W North Ave, Baltimore, MD, USA