NEW GENRES FACULTY & STAFF
Jennifer Bolande - Area Head
Jennifer Bolande has exhibited widely both nationally and internationally with solo exhibitions at Alexander and Bonin Gallery in New York; Fotohof Gallery, Salzburg, Austria; PS1, New York; Metro Pictures Gallery, New York; Kunstraum, Munich; Kunsthalle Palazzo, Basel; Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles; Gallerie Nordanstad-Skarstedt, Stockholm; Urbi & Orbi Gallery, Paris; Galerie 121, Antwerp; Galerie Sophia Ungers, Cologne; and Nature Morte Gallery, New York.
Recent group exhibitions include Influence, Anxiety and Gratitude, MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge, MA; Living Inside the Grid, New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York; The Photogenic, Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia; A Celebration of Contemporary Art, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; Private Investigations, Presentation House Gallery, Vancouver, BC; Big Nothing, Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, Germany; Insites, Whitney Museum of American Art; Trippy World, Baron/Boisanté Gallery, New York; The Anagrammatical Body, Kunsthaus Muerz, Muerzzuschlag, Austria; Deep Storage, Haus der Kunst, Munich; Nationalgalerie, Berlin; Kunstmuseum, Düsseldorf; PS1, New York; Just Past, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles; The Consortium, Dijon, France; The Readymade Boomerang, Eighth Biennale of Sydney, Australia; Status of Sculpture, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London; L’Espace Lyonnais d’Art Contemporain, Lyon; Lowen-Palais, Berlin; and Viewpoints Towards the 90s: Bolande, Kelley, Miller, Seibu Contemporary Art Gallery, Japan.
Bolande has been awarded fellowships from the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation, the New York Foundation for the Arts, the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, the Tesuque Foundation, and the Canadian Council on the Arts.
BFA, Nova Scotia College of Art and Design.
Topology House and Globe Sighting
Andrea Fraser - Professor
Andrea Fraser’s work has been identified with performance, video, context art, and institutional critique. Major projects include installations for the Berkeley Art Museum (1992); the Kunstverein Munich (1993); the Venice Biennale (Austrian Pavilion, 1993); the Whitney Biennial (1993); the Generali Foundation, Vienna (1995); the Kunsthalle Bern (1998); the Sprengel Museum Hannover (1998); and the Bienal de São Paulo (1998).
She has created performances for the New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York (1986); the Philadelphia Museum of Art (1989); the Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford (1991); inSITE, San Diego/Tijuana (1997); and the MICA Foundation, New York (2001). She has also performed solo work at the Whitechapel, London; the Dia Art Foundation, New York; the Museum of Modern Art, Vienna; and the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, among other venues.
A survey of her video work was presented by the Belkin Art Gallery, University of British Columbia, in 2002. In 2003, the Kunstverein in Hamburg organized the retrospective Andrea Fraser: Works 1984-2003.
Her essays and performance scripts have appeared in Art in America, Afterimage, October, Texte zur Kunst, Social Text, Critical Quarterly, Documents, Artforum, and Grey Room. Museum Highlights: The Writings of Andrea Fraser, was released by MIT Press in 2005.
Fraser was a founding member of the feminist performance group, The V-Girls (1986-1996); the project-based artist initiative Parasite (1997-1998); and the cooperative art gallery Orchard (2005-2008). She was also co-organizer of Services, a “working-group exhibition” that toured to seven venues in Europe and the United States between 1994 and 2001.
Fraser has received grants from Art Matters, Inc., the Franklin Furnace Fund for Performance Art, the New York Foundation for the Arts, and the National Endowment for the Arts.
Museum Highlights: A Gallery Talk
Barbara Kruger - Professor
Kruger, internationally known for her distinctive image and text pieces, has been active in a range of fields, including video and audio installation, photography, sculpture, architecture, and graphic design as well as in critical writing, curatorship, and various forms of public advocacy. In 2005, Kruger was included in The Experience of Art at the Venice Biennale and was the recipient of the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement.
Since 1974, Kruger has had 48 solo exhibitions in galleries including Mary Boone Gallery, New York; Gagosian, Los Angeles; Galerie Spruth Magers, Munich; and Galerie Yvon Lambert, Paris; as well as such high-profile art institutions as Artists' Space, Franklin Furnace; and PS1 in New York; the Institute of Contemporary Art, London; the Kunsthalle, Basel, Switzerland; the Los Angeles County Museum of Art; the Wadsworth Athenaeum, Hartford; the University Art Museum, Berkeley; the National Art Gallery of New Zealand; the Centre National d'Art Contemporain, Grenoble; and in 1999, a large-scale retrospective originating at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, and continuing to the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York.
Group exhibition venues include the Whitney Museum, the Guggenheim Museum, and the Museum of Modern Art, all in New York; the Art Institute of Chicago; the Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston; the Banff Art Center; the New Museum, New York; the Museum für Moderne Kunst, Vienna; the Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art; the Kunsthalle, Dusseldorf; the Corcoran Gallery, Washington, DC; the Israel Museum, Jerusalem; the Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris; the Moderna Museet, Stockholm; the Serpentine Gallery, London; the Musée Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris; the Fogg Art Museum, Harvard; and the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra.
Most recently, Kruger created installations for the Broad Contemporary Art Museum at LACMA, the Moderna Museet, Stockholm, and the Price Center at the University of California, San Diego.
Deanna Erdmann - Lab Supervisor
Deanna Erdmann's work engages perception and transformation, addressing the politics of place, class and the body. Erdmann is a 2013 recipient of the CCF Emerging Artist Fellowship and a 2012 ARC grant from the Center for Cultural Innovation. Recent projects include the collaboration "Touch of the Other" with Takao Kawaguchi and Jonathan Hall at ONE Archives and REDCAT and multiple collaborative endeavors with writer and performer Nikki Darling. She recently received a METRO commission and is designing artwork for the new Leimert Park Station. Her work has been exhibited at REDCAT, OCMA, Patrick Painter, Images Festival, One Archives (USC), Public Fiction, Luis de Jesus Gallery, Angels Gate Cultural Center, and Samuel Freeman Gallery amongst many others.