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Artist Spotlight Tour with May Ling Kopecky

Saturday, October 7 | 1:00 PM

Artist Spotlight Tour with May Ling Kopecky

Artist Spotlight Tour: May Ling Kopecky

Saturday, October 7 at 1:00 PM | Free

Minnesota based artist May Ling Kopecky kicks off a series of Artist Spotlight Tours in the current exhibition Chronicles of the Chronic. Join us in the gallery as Kopecky discusses her artwork that includes a mix of highly detailed, hyper-realistic drawings and paintings influenced by her experiences with pediatric-onset Multiple Sclerosis (MS) alongside interviews she conducted with students who suffer from MS.

Tours last approximately 45 minutes. This event is free and all are welcome. No registration required.

About the artist:

May Ling Kopecky received a Master of Fine Arts degree from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design (MCAD) and a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Minnesota. Her work has been published in New American Paintings, and has received multiple awards in exhibitions across the US. Kopecky was a grant recipient of the Metropolitan Regional Arts Council’s Next

Step Fund in 2019. This past year, Kopecky was awarded Second Place for the Kennedy Center VSA Emerging Young Artist Competition, a Jean Kennedy Smith Arts and Disability Program of the Kennedy Center in Washington DC. She was also featured in Momentum magazine (National MS Society), Fox 9 news, and the Star Tribune. Kopecky has been an art instructor for both adults and children, and currently works in the Learning Center and Accessibility Services department at MCAD.

About the exhibition:

Chronicles of the Chronic is a group exhibition that celebrates the creativity and resilience of the chronically ill community by featuring regional, national and international artists whose artistic practice reflects holistically upon the experience of living with a chronic health condition. Curator: Zoe Cinel

Learn more about the exhibition: Click Here

This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.

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