Faculty Presentation: Nabil Gonzalez, Patricia Spears Jones, and Garrard Conley

Tuesday, July 23, 2024
5-7 PM

Join us for a summer faculty artist talk and reading with artist Nabil Gonzalez, and writers Patricia Spears Jones, and Garrard Conley

If you can’t join us in person, you can view the livestream here.

About Our Speakers

Nabil Gonzalez


Nabil Gonzalez uses various printmaking techniques as a form of representing erasure and loss of identity through matrix repetition, referencing social and political issues affecting the border between the United States and Mexico. She is a Professor at The University of Texas El Paso where she teaches Printmaking, Drawing and Graphic Design. She received her MFA in Printmaking from the Rhode Island School of Design.



Patricia Spears Jones is an African American poet/playwright/anthologist/activist and author of The Beloved Community (Copper Canyon) and A Lucent Fire: New and Selected Poems (White Pine) and nine other poetry collections. She is the Poet Laureate for New York State and recipient of the 2017 Jackson Poetry Prize, NEA and NYFA grants, and the Foundation of Contemporary Arts award. She is organizer of American Poets Congress and Emeritus Fellow of Black Earth Institute.

Garrard Conley


Garrard Conley is the New York Times bestselling author of the memoir Boy Erased (Riverhead/Penguin 2016) and the novel All the World Beside (Riverhead/Penguin 2024). He is the creator and co-producer of the podcast UnErased: The History of Conversion Therapy in America (Stitcher/Limina 2018). His work has been published by The New York Times, Oxford American, TIME and Virginia Quarterly Review, among others. Conley is a graduate of Brooklyn College’s MFA program, where he was a Truman Capote Fellow specializing in fiction. He is an Assistant Professor of Creative Writing at Kennesaw State University.

All readings and artist talks are held in the Stanley Kunitz Common Room, unless otherwise noted. Our annual summer exhibition, Edge Condition, is on view June 6 through August 22, 2024 in our Hudson D. Walker Gallery. Both venues are located at 24 Pearl Street in Provincetown.

Gallery Hours: Tuesday – Saturday, 12 PM-5 PM
The gallery is also open by appointment and during all public events

Parking is restricted to students and faculty staying on site

The Stanley Kunitz Common Room and the Hudson D. Walker Gallery are accessible facilities in compliance with ADA guidelines.

If  you require assistance to access these venues, please call the Fine Arts Work Center at 508-487-9960 ext.101 in advance of your visit.

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Provincetown, MA 02657

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