Connie Butler joined the Hammer Museum, Los Angeles as chief curator in 2013. She was chief curator of drawings at MoMA from 2006–2013, where she organized major exhibitions including On Line: Drawing Through the Twentieth Century and Greater New York at MoMA PS1. She served as curator at MOCA from 1996–2006 where she organized the internationally acclaimed exhibition WACK! Art and the Feminist Revolution.
Exploring the theme of Crossing the Line: Contemporary Extensions of Drawing as a Medium, the 2019 Joan & Martin Goldfarb Summer Institute in Visual Arts comprises a graduate intensive and three public lectures.
The Summer Institute is named in recognition of Joan and Martin Goldfarb, longstanding supporters of York University’s School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design, whose generous gift has made this annual residency program possible.
Connie Butler is presented by AGO in collaboration with Crossing the Line: Contemporary Extensions of Drawing as a Medium, the 2019 Joan & Martin Goldfarb Summer Institute of the Department of Visual Art & Art History, York University