Friday, April 4, 2008

Leo Villareal - Artist's Talk - The Urban Center 475 Madison Avenue - Friday, April 4 7:00 p.m. -

Artist Leo Villareal’s hypnotic LED sculptures and installations glow, pulse, and flash in response to complex computer programs, creating a rich sensory effect on the rooms and public spaces in which they are installed.

Recent site-specific projects include the Brooklyn Academy of Music; Perry Capital, New York City; Chasing Rainbows/New Haven, Yale University; El Paso Federal Courthouse; and Supercluster, P.S.1. He has had solo shows at Gering & Lopez Gallery (and previously at Sandra Gering Gallery) in New York, Conner Contemporary in Washington, and Marc Selwyn Fine Art in Los Angeles. Widely published, Leo Villareal’s work is in the collections of The Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo; the Brooklyn Museum of Art; Blanton Museum, Austin; and the Naoshima Contemporary Art Museum, Kagawa, Japan, among others. He received his B.A. from Yale University and his M.P.S. from New York University’s Interactive Telecommunications Program (ITP).

Admission is free for League members. $10 for non-members. League members may make reservations by emailing AIA and New York State continuing education credits are available.