One Night Stand: Pauline Simon

Wednesday, April 27, 2022
6:30–7 p.m. central
Zoom Video Conference

One Night Stand: Pauline Simon

Join Intuit for One Night Stand, a free series of art talks that focus on individual works of art from the museum’s collections and exhibitions. This month, art historian, curator and Visionary Awardee Lisa Stone will engage attendees in a conversation about artist Pauline Simon and her piece The Ocean.

Five people wearing blue-green swimsuits lounge at the beach, a boat is in the ocean in the background
Pauline Simon (American, 1894–1976). The Ocean, n.d. Oil on canvas, 28 x 40 in. Collection of Intuit: The Center for Intuitive and Outsider Art, gift of Phyllis Kind, 2006.17.2

Closed captions will be available at the virtual program. Please contact Lindsey Wurz at with questions related to accessibility accommodations.

One Night Stand is free to join! To show your support to Intuit, please consider the pay-what-you-can option when you complete your reservation. Your contributions help ensure the sustainability of our public programs and support guest lecturers and teaching artists.

Two hours before the event, Intuit will email the Zoom link to those who RSVP on Eventbrite. Please check your junk folder; unfortunately, these emails are sent there sometimes.

One Night Stand is funded in part by the Alphawood Foundation, the Department of Cultural Affairs, Gaylord and Dorothy Donnelley Foundation, Illinois Arts Council Agency, Illinois Humanities, National Endowment for the Arts, Prince Charitable Trust, Terra Foundation for American Art, and individual donations from Intuit members and supporters.

Meet Lisa Stone

Lisa Stone smiling, with her arms crossed
Photo courtesy Lisa Stone

Lisa Stone is a member of the Vivian Society and the 2021 recipient of the Visionary Award. She recently retired as a senior lecturer in the Department of Art History, Theory, and Criticism at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, where she earned a Master of Science in Historic Preservation. Her research, teaching, writing and curating concern the preservation and interpretation of artist-built environments and the realms of non-mainstream art. Stone was curator of the Roger Brown Study Collection (1997–2020) and currently consults for the John Michael Kohler Art Center’s Art Preserve in Sheboygan, Wisc. She was co-curator with Kenneth C. Burkhart of Chicago Calling: Art Against the Flow, that traveled from Chicago to Paris; Kaufbeuren, Germany; Lausanne, Switzerland; and Amsterdam.