Parsons

  • Profile:

    Freya Powell is a multi-disciplinary artist making time-based projects that address languages relationship to individual and collective memory. She received an MFA from Hunter College, New York, NY and a BA from Bard College, Annandale-On-Hudson, NY. Her work has been exhibited in solo shows at Art in General, Brooklyn, NY (2017), Herron School of Art and Design, Indianapolis, IN (2017), Arts Santa Monica, Barcelona, Spain (2014) and Emerson Dorsch, Miami, FL (2013). She has participated in group shows at institutions including EFA Project Space, New York, NY (2016), Queens Museum, Corona, NY (2016), Socrates Sculpture Park, Long Island City, NY (2015), the International Center of Photography Library, New York, NY (2014), #1 Cartagena: the First International Biennale of Art, Cartagena de India, Colombia (2014), and the Bronx Museum, Bronx, NY (2013).

    Degrees Held:

    MFA, Combined Media, CUNY: Hunter College

    BA, Studio Arts, Bard College

    Research Interests:

    memory, myth, history, idea development, individual/collective memory, archives

    Awards And Honors:

    2017    New Commission. Art in General. Brooklyn, NY.
    2017    Professional Development Award, The Cooper Union
    2016    Professional Development Award, The Cooper Union
    2016    Professional Development Award, The New School
    2015    Socrates Sculpture Park Emerging Artist Fellowship
    2012    C-12 Emerging Artist Award, Shortlist
    2011    William Graf Travel Grant
    2011    Artist Grant. Contemporary Arts Center- Woodside. Troy, NY.
    2009    Artist Grant. Vermont Studio Center. Johnson, VT.
     

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