MFA Visiting Artist Lecture Series 2013: Jim Drain

Posted June 26, 2013, at 2:56 p.m.

Monday, July 1, 2013 6:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Location: Maine College of Art, 522 Congress St., Portland, Maine

For more information: Nancy Walker; 207-775-3052;

Jim Drain is a Miami-based artist who creates hyperactive, chaotic art, fashion and furniture, using an abundance of materials from chains to yarn to costumes. He graduated from Rhode Island School of Design and was involved in the highly influential Fort Thunder community in Rhode Island, and was also a former member of Forcefield, a performance art collective who collaborated on videos, comics, totems, experimental music, kinetic sculptures covered in textiles, and more. His work has been collected by the Museum of Modern Art.