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About the speaker
Julie Schenkelberg was born in Cleveland, Ohio and is a Brooklyn, NY based artist represented by Asya Geisberg Gallery in Manhattan. Schenkelberg received a BA in art history at the College of Wooster, OH, and an MFA at the School of Visual Arts, NY, with additional studies at SAIC at Oxbow, MI, Pont Aven School of Contemporary Art, France, and the Institute of European Studies, Vienna. Her large-scale installations have been displayed in solo exhibitions at The Sculpture Center, Cleveland, and most recently at the Mattress Factory Museum of Contemporary Art, Pittsburgh. Schenkelberg won the 2014 ArtPrize Installation Juried Award with the curatorial group SiTE:LAB for her installation “Symptomatic Constant”. She has received two National Endowment for the Arts Grants, a Harpo Foundation Grant, and was awarded a residency at The Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha.
Press includes Artforum, Bloomberg, Hyperallergic, The Brooklyn Rail, Art F City, The Huffington Post, Beautiful Decay and Ground Magazine, and she has been named one of “30 Artists to Watch” by NY Arts Magazine.
Schenkelberg collaborated with SiTE:LAB at the UNTITLED. Miami art fair in December of 2015 in addition to a year long residency at Site:Lab’s Rumsey Street Project, and will be participating in Art Prize 2016 through the organization. Her large scale installation can also be seen at the Beeler Gallery at the Columbus College of Art and Design summer/fall of 2016.
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