Winter/Miller Lecture: Juliana Huxtable

A woman poses sitting on a couch facing the camera
Artist Juliana Huxtable, photograph by Florian Thoss.

Join us in person for the fifth annual Winter/Miller Lecture on Wednesday, April 13, at 6 pm, featuring acclaimed multidisciplinary artist Juliana Huxtable.

Huxtable’s appearance at the Tang Teaching Museum is by invitation from River Cohen ’22, a Studio Art and Gender Studies double major. They hold the prestigious 2021-22 Eleanor Linder Winter ’43 Internship, a one-year pre-professional program in museum work for Skidmore students. In this role, Cohen is charged with the research, planning, and coordination of the annual Winter/Miller Lecture.

The Winter/Miller Lecture is made possible through a generous gift by the family of Eleanor Linder Winter ’43. The inaugural Winter/Miller lecture was delivered in 2018 by artist Nicole Eisenman. Chris Ware delivered the second annual lecture in 2019. Wangechi Mutu gave the third annual lecture in 2020. Nick Cave gave the fourth annual lecture in 2021.

This event is free and open to the public.

About Juliana Huxtable

Juliana Huxtable (b. 1987, Bryan-College Station, Texas) is an artist who works across genres of visual art, performance, music, and writing. Whether DJing a nightclub set, creating text-based prints, or making self-portraits, such as her 2015 works Untitled in the Rage (Nibiru Cataclysm) and Untitled (Psychosocial Stuntin’), she defiantly challenges normative ideas of gender, race, sexuality, and beauty. Her work is informed by her experiences as a Black, transgender, intersex, queer person raised in a Baptist home in Texas.

Huxtable has performed in and her work has been shown at Reena Spaulings Fine Art, New York; Project Native Informant, London; the New Museum, New York; the Museum of Modern Art, New York; the Guggenheim, New York; the Musée D’Art Moderne, Paris; and in Never Done: 100 Years of Women in Politics and Beyond at the Tang Teaching Museum. She is a member of the art collective House of Ladosha and a founder of Shock Value, a nightlife collective run by women artists. She is the recipient of a 2019 United States Artists Fellowship and a 2017 Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation grant. Huxtable, a graduate of Bard College, lives and works in New York City.

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