Bass Museum of Art Curator Lynch presents next Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist Lecture

Leilani Lynch
Leilani Lynch

Bass Museum of Art Curator Lynch presents next Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist Lecture

calendar icon21 Oct 2020    

Lincoln, Neb.—Leilani Lynch, curator at The Bass Museum of Art in Miami, Florida, will present the next Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist & Scholar lecture on Wednesday, Oct. 28 at 5:30 p.m. CDT via Zoom.

The lecture is free and open to the public and available via Zoom at

She has recently curated and co-organized exhibitions with Haegue Yang, Lara Favaretto, Mika Rottenberg, Karen Rifas and Aaron Curry,  Pascale Marthine Tayou, Laure Prouvost, and Paola Pivi. 

Her curatorial practice champions experimentation and critical engagement with contemporary issues. Working collaboratively with artists, she organizes exhibitions and programs that analyze the human experience and are inclusive of diverse and wide-ranging audiences.

Originally from San Francisco, Lynch relocated to Miami for an Art Table Summer Mentored Internship at The Bass, eventually joining the staff. Before rejoining in 2015, she produced site-specific experimental exhibitions with international artists at Locust Projects in Miami. 

Lynch has recently participated in panels and lectures for STPI—Creative Workshop in Singapore, ArtTable and ICOM, as well as served on juries for Oolite Arts in Florida, The Hopper Prize, and Apexart in New York. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree in the History of Art from University of California, Berkeley, with an emphasis in modern and contemporary art.

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln School of Art, Art History & Design’s Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist & Scholar Lecture Series brings notable artists, scholars and designers to Nebraska each semester to enhance the education of students.

Each lecture in the series will be presented via Zoom this semester and are open to the public. 

The remaining fall schedule includes:
• Nov. 11: Robert Pruitt, painting, 5:30 p.m.Pruitt works in a variety of materials, but his practice is chiefly centered on rendering portraits of the human body, specifically the black body. Info: Zoom link for lecture:

Underwritten by the Hixson-Lied Endowment with additional support from other sources, the series enriches the culture of the state by providing a way for Nebraskans to interact with luminaries in the fields of art, art history and design. 

For more information on the series, contact the School of Art, Art History & Design at (402) 472-5522.