James Siena Lecture

James Siena (B.F.A. ′79) will give a lecture at the Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art when he is on campus to receive the 2009–10 Eissner Artist of the Year Award from the Cornell Council for the Arts. His lecture will be followed by a reception.

Siena’s work is on display at the museum through April 18. The exhibition, “James Siena: From the Studio," features paintings and drawings by Siena and his contemporaries as well as sculptural pieces and examples from his extensive collections of antique typewriters and calculating machines..

His work is in many private and public collections including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Whitney Museum of American Art, and Museum of Modern Art in New York.