Artist Conversation: Elizabeth Colomba and Autumn Womack


Artist Conversation: Elizabeth Colomba and Autumn Womack

Thursday, April 21, 2022 @ 5:30 pm

The artist Elizabeth Colomba and Autumn Womack, assistant professor of English and African American Studies at Princeton University, discuss the significance of Colomba’s portrayal of the eighteenth-century poet Phillis Wheatley (on view in the exhibition Repainting the Story at Art@Bainbridge) in the context of Wheatley’s life, fame, and legacy. Introduced by Laura Giles, Heather and Paul G. Haaga Jr., Class of 1970, Curator of Prints and Drawings. 

Watch the recorded artist conversation here.

Free registration via Zoom here. (when prompted, click to sign in as “attendee”)

This event will include live closed captions in both English and Spanish. English captions are available directly in the Zoom toolbar by clicking the "CC" icon. To access Spanish-language captioning, open Streamtext, where you can select “Spanish” to see the live captioning.

Para acceder a los subtítulos en varios idiomas, ingrese al seminario web de Zoom durante un evento en vivo, luego abra un navegador web separado para visitar esta página donde puede seleccionar "español" o el idioma de su elección.

Art@Bainbridge is made possible through the generous support of the Kathleen C. Sherrerd Program Fund for American Art; the Virginia and Bagley Wright, Class of 1946, Program Fund for Modern and Contemporary Art; Barbara and Gerald Essig; and Joshua R. Slocum, Class of 1998, and Sara Slocum. Additional support is provided by Stacey Roth Goergen, Class of 1990, and Robert B. Goergen.

LATE THURSDAYS! This event is part of the Museum’s Late Thursdays programming, made possible in part by Heather and Paul G. Haaga Jr., Class of 1970. Additional support for this program has been provided by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, a partner agency of the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Curtis W. McGraw Foundation.  

Elizabeth Colomba (born 1976, Épinay-sur-Seine, France; active New York, NY), Phillis, 2010. Oil on canvas. Courtesy of the artist. Artwork © Elizabeth Colomba / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York