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Visiting Artist: Saya Woolfalk

Saya Woolfalk (b. 1979, Gifu, Japan) received a BA from Brown University in Visual Art and Economics, and an MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She has exhibited at PS1/MoMA; Deitch Projects; Contemporary Art Museum, Houston; Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati; the Brooklyn Museum; Asian Art Museum, CA, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago; the Studio Museum in Harlem; the Frist Center for the Visual Arts; The Yerba Buena Center; The Newark Museum; Third Streaming; MCA San Diego; MoCA Taipei; and Performa 09. Woolfalk’s work has been written about in the New Yorker, Sculpture Magazine, Artforum, ARTNews, The New York Times, Huffington Post and on Art21’s blog; she has also worked with Facebook and WeTransfer. Her first solo museum show The Empathics was on view at the Montclair Art Museum in the Fall of 2012.  Her second solo museum exhibition ChimaTEK Life Products was on view at the Chrysler Museum of Art in the fall 2014. She recently completed a new video installation commission for the Seattle Art Museum, and is a recipient of a NYFA grant in Digital/Electronic Arts. She is represented by Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, NYC and teaches in the BFA and MFA programs at Parsons: The New School for Design.

Earlier Event: September 14
September "B" Session Begins
Later Event: September 18
Visiting Writer: Michael Lowenthal