Artist Marc Dennis in Conversation with Charlotte Eyerman, Chief Curator of JPMorgan Chase Art -

Part of the CORE: bold notion program


CORE: club's art program Bold Notion features artist Marc Dennis in conversation with Director and Chief Curator of the JPMorgan Chase Art Collection, Charlotte Eyerman. Dennis will be narrating a power point regarding the MEMOREX exhibition curated by LatchKey Gallery on view at the CORE: club. Learn about the American artist's approach to inspiration, work and the power of subversive beauty.

About Marc Dennis:
Marc Dennis is an American artist known for his hyper-realistic paintings that celebrate the subversive potential of beauty and explore the charged subjects of identity, pleasure and power. Interested in transformative possibilities Dennis merges various movements throughout the western art historical canon with modern tropes in order to create clever, provocative and fresh paintings rich with hype, narrative and humor where art, history, nature, politics and pop culture intersect.

Born in Danvers, Massachusetts in 1971, Dennis was one of five sons and grew up in and around Boston, Puerto Rico and New Jersey. His father was born and raised in Havana, Cuba; and his mother was born and raised in Roxbury, MA. Marc received his B.F.A. from Tyler School of Art of Temple University in Philadelphia, PA and his M.F.A. from The University of Texas at Austin. He lives and works in Brooklyn.

His works have been included in numerous group and solo exhibitions in New York, London, Los Angeles, Chicago, Miami, Boston, Houston and Seattle among others. His works are in numerous private and public collections, including those of John and Amy Phelan, Glenn and Amanda Fuhrman, Bill and Maria Bell, Beth DeWoody and Firooz Zahedi, Larry Gagosian, David and Jennifer Stockman, Carl and Donna Hessel, Courtney and Karen Lord, Larry and Marilyn Fields, Nancy Rogers, Sean and Tammy McCarthy, The Neuberger Berman Collection, New York; The Blanton Museum of Art, University of Texas at Austin; The Springfield Museum of Art, Ohio, The MIN Art Museum, Guadalajara, Mexico: and the Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts at Stanford University, Palo Alto, California among others.

About Charlotte Eyerman:
Charlotte Eyerman serves as Director and Chief Curator of the JPMorgan Chase Art Collection in New York City. She brings over 20 years of experience and leadership in museums, the private and nonprofit sectors, and academia. A specialist in modern and contemporary art, with a significant exhibition and publication record, her expertise is in building collections, developing exhibitions, and forging relationships with artists, collectors, museums, and the trade nationally and internationally.

Prior to joining JPMorgan Chase in November 2017, Charlotte served in several prominent roles within the art world, including Director and CEO of the Monterey Museum of Art (2013-2016), Director of the French American Museum Exchange in North America (2010-2013) and Director at Gagosian Gallery, Beverly Hills (2009-2010). She has also held curatorial positions at the Saint Louis Art Museum as Curator and Department Head of Modern and Contemporary Art (2006-2009) and the J. Paul Getty Museum as Assistant Curator of Paintings (2002-2006).

Dr. Eyerman earned Doctoral and Master’s degrees in the History of Art from the University of California, Berkeley. She holds a B.A. in English from the College of the Holy Cross and completed the Executive Program for Nonprofit Leaders at the Stanford University Graduate School of Business. Charlotte has lived and worked in France, Germany, and Italy and has been honored as Chevalier in the Order of Arts and Letters by the French Ministry of Culture and Communication (2014).