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May 20, 2015

Contact: Sam Mahood
(916) 653-6575

MEDIA ADVISORY

State Archives Speaker Series to Host California Artist Monica Lundy

 

The California State Archives Speaker Series continues Thursday, May 21. Artist Monica Lundy will highlight her work during a presentation entitled “Stories Untold: Finding Artistic Inspiration Through Historical Research.”

 

Lundy holds a MFA from Mills College in painting and a BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in sculpture. She has been awarded the Jay DeFeo Prize, San Francisco Arts Commission Grant and Montalvo Arts Center’s Irvine Fellowship. She has done site specific work on Alcatraz Island, Fort Point, and other locations around the San Francisco Bay Area. Her work has been featured in ARTNews, the Huffington Post, Visual Art Source, and the San Francisco Chronicle, and other publications. Lundy currently lives and works in Oakland, California. 

 

The speaker series is sponsored by the Friends of the State Archives

 

This is a free, but ticketed event.

 

Tickets:                 https://www.eventbrite.com/e/speaker-series-tickets-16317962465

 

The event is open to media, but an RSVP is strongly recommended.

 

WHAT:                      California State Archives Speaker Series

 

WHO:                         Monica Lundy, Artist – Oakland, CA           

 

WHEN:                      Thursday, May 21, 2015

                               5:00 p.m.

 

WHERE:                   California State Archives

                              1020 O Street, 4th Floor

                              Sacramento, CA 95814

 

CONTACTS:            Nancy Lenoil – State Archives, (916) 653-7715

                            Sam Mahood – Secretary of State, (916) 653-6575

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