Bowdoin Artist-Alumnus Presents in Harvard’s Black History Series

Shaun El C. Leonardo ’01

Shaun El C. Leonardo ’01

Shaun El C. Leonardo, who graduated from Bowdoin in 2001 and earned his MFA from the San Francisco Art Institute in 2005, will present in Harvard’s Black History/Art History Lecture & Performance Series Feb. 28.

Leonardo has received awards and residencies from the Franklin Furnace Fund for Performance Art, the New York Foundation for the Arts, and the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture. Drawing on superhero and sports imagery, his works examine issues of stereotype, masculinity and societal expectations.

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