Visiting Artist: Michelle Forsyth

Join visiting artist Michelle Forsyth, this Wednesday January 15th at the Textile Studio, Room AA4.

“Michelle Forsyth holds an MFA from Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University (New Brunswick, NJ) and a BFA from the University of Victoria (Victoria, BC). Her work has been included in group and solo exhibitions across north America and abroad, most notably at Mulherin + Pollard, (New York, NY); Zaum Projects (Lisbon, Portugal); Pentimenti Gallery (Philadelphia, PA); Auxiliary Projects (Brooklyn, NY); The Hunterdon Museum of Art (Clinton, NJ); The Charleston Heights Arts Center (Las Vegas, NV); Deluge Contemporary Art (Victoria, BC); Mercer Union (Toronto, ON); The Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture (Spokane, WA); and The Kirkland Art Center (Seattle, WA). Forsyth has been the recipient of two project awards from the Canada Council for the Arts (2005, 2007); a Fellowship (2013) and two GAP grants from Artist Trust (2007, 2010); and was awarded the Larry Sommers Memorial Fellowship from Seattle Print Arts (2011). Her work is featured in books including: The Anthology of Art: in Theory and Dialogue, edited by Jochen Gerz (2002), and Carte Blanche, Vol. 2 – Painting, a survey of Canadian painting (2008). She has taught at Pratt Institute (New York, NY); Brooklyn College (Brooklyn, NY); Washington State University (Pullman, WA); and is currently an associate professor at OCAD University (Toronto, ON).”

You can find out more about her work at:

www.michelleforsyth.com

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