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Catherine Opie Added to Warhol Foundation Board

The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts announced today the election of artist Catherine Opie to the Warhol Foundation board of directors. The president of the Warhol Foundation, Joel Wachs, said, “Cathy Opie' s distinguished work as an artist, educator and arts leader will greatly assist the Foundation in imaginatively carrying out Andy Warhol’ s wish to nurture and support the visual arts.”

Opie, who recently had a major exhibition at the Wexner Center for the Arts, has exhibited extensively throughout the world, including in a midcareer survey at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York. She is currently a professor of photography at UCLA and a member of the board of directors at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles.