About the Artist:
Jenifer K Wofford is a San Francisco–based artist and educator whose work plays with hybridity, authenticity, and global culture, often with a humorous bent. She is also one-third of the Filipina American artist trio M.O.B.
Wofford’s work has been exhibited in the Bay Area at the UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, Oakland Museum of California, YBCA, San Jose Museum of Art, Southern Exposure, and Kearny Street Workshop. Further afield, her work has been shown at New Image Art (Los Angeles), Wing Luke Museum (Seattle), DePaul Museum (Chicago), Silverlens Galleries (Philippines), VWFA (Malaysia), and Osage Gallery (Hong Kong).
- To learn how Wofford’s Pattern Recognition can be used as a teaching tool about Asian American artists and Asian American immigrant communities.
- To learn how Pattern Recognition might support student reflection on their own identity and cultural heritage.
- To share teaching resources about Asian American women artists, past and present.
9:30–9:45 AM: Welcome and Introductions
9:45–10 AM: Overview of the Asian Art Museum’s “Feminist Facade”
10–11:15 AM: Presentation by Jenifer K Wofford and Q&A
11:15–11:25 AM: Break
11:25–11:55 AM: Presentations by Asian Art Museum Staff on Resources and Activities
11:55 AM–12 PM: Wrap-Up