DeVos Art Museum
Join us for an artist talk with Bill Thelen. Thelen will shed light on his installation, assemblage, and drawing-centered practice.
Bill Thelen, born in Milwaukee, WI, holds a BFA from the University of Wisconsin and an MFA from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Since 1998, he has shown work in solo exhibitions across the US at venues including the Allcott Gallery at UNC, Allston Skirt Gallery in Boston, The Rubenstein at Duke University, Green Gallery West in Milwaukee, Vox Populi in Philadelphia, and the Branch Gallery and Spectre Arts in Durham, among others. His work has been included in Frieze, the New York Times, Art in America, Time Out London, Sculpture, and other publications. Thelen has held residencies at UNC-Chapel Hill (2005), Obracodobra in Oaxaca, Mexico (2016), and The Rubenstein at Duke University (2018). He has also worked as a curator for institutions including CAM Raleigh and the Flanders Gallery, and served as director of Lump in Raleigh. Thelen lives in Raleigh, NC.
Learn more about Bill here.
This program was made possible by a Michigan Art and Culture Council grant.