Artists on Art: Jeni Spota

    Talks
    Friday September 19, 2014 @ 6:15 PM


    Free

    In conversation with Assistant Curator Beth Citron, speakers from New York and international contemporary art scenes interact with and informally discuss the rich artistic traditions of the Himalayas and surrounding regions in relation to their own practices and processes.

    About the Artist

    Jeni Spota lives and works in New York. She received her MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Solo Exhibitions include: Giotto's Dream, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL and Don't Tread on Me, The Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA.  Spota has recently participated in group exhibitions at Lucie Fontaine, Tokyo, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, Josh Lilley, London, Rhona Hoffman, Chicago, Luxembourg & Dayan, New York, Venus Over Manhattan, New York, Santa Barbara Art Museum, Santa Barbara, CA and Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, NY.  Her work will also be included in an upcoming group exhibition entitledIconoclasts: Art Out of the Mainstream at Saatchi Gallery, London.  She was awarded the Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant in 2012.

    Jeni Spota is represented by Brennan & Griffin in New York, NY.

    Image: Mistakes, Oil on canvas, 18 x 20 inches, 2008, Photo credit: Robert Wedemeyer

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