In the house artist lectures feature each participating artists in the Summer School of Painting exhibition. All programming is free and open to the public. Evening begin at 7:30 with talks starting promptly at 8:00PM.
Gina Beavers, born in Athens, Greece, creates paintings and installations inspired by photos culled from the internet and social media, rendered in high acrylic relief. Her series have included paintings that are based on body painting, social media snapshots of food, makeup tutorials, memes, and bodybuilder selfies. Her work has been presented in solo exhibitions around the word and is included in the permanent collections of the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; the Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami; and the Tel Aviv Museum of Art. She has had two recent solo museum exhibitions: in 2019 at MoMA PS1 and in 2021 at the Neuer Essener Kunstverein, Essen, Germany. Beavers holds a BA in Studio Art and Anthropology from the University of Virginia, an MFA in Painting and Drawing from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and an MS in Education from Brooklyn College. She lives and works in Orange, New Jersey.