Conversation with Raque Ford
October 5 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
In-person and on Zoom
Artist talk and conversation with Raque Ford, presented in conjunction with the exhibition Raque Ford: Where do I start?, on view September 8 – November 12, 2023. Ford will be joined by guest curator Lauren Rosenblum and Justin Sanz, master printer, EFA Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop.
Registration not required for in-person attendance.
Raque Ford (Brooklyn, NY) received a BFA from Pratt Institute, New York and an MFA from Rutgers Mason Gross School of the Arts, New Brunswick, NJ. Recent solo exhibitions include 321 Gallery, Brooklyn; Good Weather, Chicago, IL; Greene Naftali and Shoot the Lobster, both New York, NY; and CAPITAL, San Francisco, CA. Significant group shows include Albright Knox Gallery, Buffalo, NY; MoMA PS1, Long Island City, NY; and SculptureCenter, Queens, NY; as well as Morán Morán, Mexico City, Mexico; Division Gallery, Montreal, Canada; and Roberta Pelan, Toronto, Canada. Ford’s work is in the collections of the High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA and The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY. Ford is represented by Greene Naftali Gallery.
About the EFA Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop
The Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop, a program of the Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts (EFA RBPMW), is the oldest and longest-running community print shop in the United States. A cooperative printmaking workspace that provides professional-quality printmaking facilities to artists and printmakers of every skill level, EFA RBPMW is committed to inspiring and fostering its diverse artistic community. It is with this spirit of openness and inclusion that the vision of Robert Blackburn—the influential teacher, celebrated collaborator, and pioneering artist—is sustained in a welcoming, creative environment that continues to serve as the backbone of the workshop today.