Harry Gamboa Jr.
Art Studio Visiting Artist Lecture Series
Author and educator Harry Gamboa Jr. was the founder/director of the international performance troupe Virtual Vérité, and a co-founder of Asco in Los Angeles. His work has recently been exhibited nationally at the Museum Ludwig, Cologne; Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery, Washington D.C.; Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; and Nottingham Contemporary, England.
Among Gamboa’s numerous honors are a Rockefeller Foundation Award, the Durfee Foundation Artist Award, and the Flintridge Foundation Visual Artist Award.
He is the author of Xoloitzcuintli Doppelgänger and other stories (2018) and numerous widely published essays. He is also the co-director of the photo/media program at the California Institute of the Arts.
The UC Davis Art Studio Visiting Artist Lecture Series presented three lectures during spring quarter 2020 in an online format due to the COVID-19 pandemic, including this lecture by Harry Gamboa Jr.. These lectures can be viewed here.