April 9th, 2019 . Armory Art Center, West Palm Beach
An illustrated lecture followed by Q&A.
By Sofia Vollmer Maduro
Armory’s Media Room
Facilitator: Barry Schein
Tuesdays, 6:00 - 8:00 pm
$10 donation at the door
Bring 3-5 photographs and we will review if time allows.
Brief Bio Sofia Vollmer Maduro
Sofia is an internationally recognized art and photography expert and lecturer, who now serves as Director of Education at the Society of the Four Arts in Palm Beach. She has advised collections, juries art prizes, has organized seminars, curated exhibitions, and published books.
In 1993, Sofia founded the Alberto Vollmer Foundation research facility in Caracas, Venezuela, that houses and promotes the study of significant Latin-American archives of the 19th and 20th century economic and art history. She served as a trustee at the George Eastman Museum in Rochester, NY, the world’s foremost museum of photography and film (2012-2018), as well as on numerous boards and advisory committees of cultural organizations in Venezuela, USA and Europe.
She is on the curatorial committee of the PhotoLondon Art Fair (2013-present). At the Four Arts, Sofia has led field trips to Art Basel, and taught workshops on the appreciation of photographic art, as well as classes on organizing genealogical and photo archives.