Paddy Johnson Lecture
Paddy Johnson is the founding editor of Art Fag City. In addition to her work on the blog, she has been published in New York Magazine, The Guardian, and the Economist. She also lectures widely about art and the Internet at venues including Yale University, Parsons, Rutgers, South by Southwest, and the Whitney Independent Study Program. In 2007 she received a scholarship to attend iCommons conference in Croatia as the art critic. In 2008, she served on the board of the Rockefeller Foundation New Media Fellowships and became the first blogger to earn a Creative Capital Arts Writers grant from the Creative Capital Foundation. Two years later, she was nominated for best art critic at The Rob Pruitt Art Awards and won The 2010 Village Voice award for Best Art Blog. The blog once more won the award in 2011. Johnson also writes a regular column on art for The L Magazine. This is a rescheduling of a visit originally scheduled for Oct. 30, 2012, which was cancelled due to travel complications arising from Hurricane Sandy.