ARTSpeak: Abigail DeVille
Outside Traditions
Contributor Names
DeVille, Abigail, 1981-
Jacquette, Julia
Fashion Institute of Technology (New York, N.Y.). School of Art and Design
Fashion Institute of Technology (New York, N.Y.). Fine Arts Department
Fashion Institute of Technology (New York, N.Y.). History of Art Department
Fashion Institute of Technology (New York, N.Y.). Student-Faculty Corporation
Fashion Institute of Technology (New York, N.Y.). School of Liberal Arts
Artist and FIT alumna Abigail DeVille, speaks on her work at ARTSpeak 2014-2015, presented by the departments of Fine Arts and History of Art, includes a series of events on the theme of Outside Traditions.
Abigail DeVille received her MFA from Yale University in 2011 and her BFA from FIT in 2007. She has exhibited a growing constellation of site-specific installations in the United States and Europe. Her most recent exhibitions include Material Histories at the Studio Museum in Harlem (2014); Outside the Lines at the Contemporary Art Museum Houston (2014); Invisible Men: Beyond the Veil, Galerie Michel Rein, Paris (2013); and the Future Generation Art Prize at the 55th Venice Biennale (2013). Her work has been written about in New York Magazine, The New York Times, and Artforum.com. Ms. DeVille is a 2012 Joan Mitchell Foundation grant recipient and is a 2014-15 fellow at The Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University.
The event has been made possible in part through funding by the FIT Student-Faculty Corporation, the School of Art and Design, and the School of Liberal Arts.
Introduction by Julia Jacquette.
Moving Image
DeVille, Abigail, 1981-
Art, Modern
African American art
African American artists
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Fashion Institute of Technology. (2014, October 24). ARTSpeak: Abigail DeVille [Video]. Archive on Demand. https://archiveondemand.fitnyc.edu/item/23734
Fashion Institute of Technology. "ARTSpeak: Abigail DeVille." Archive on Demand, 24 Oct. 2014, https://archiveondemand.fitnyc.edu/item/23734
Fashion Institute of Technology, "ARTSpeak: Abigail DeVille," Archive on Demand, October 24, 2014, video, https://archiveondemand.fitnyc.edu/item/23734