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Laura Parnes

Ms. Parnes received her BFA in 1990 from the Tyler School of Art, Temple University. She has screened and exhibited her work widely in the US and internationally, including Deste Foundation for Contemporary Art, Athens, Greece., LOOP Festival, Barcelona, Spain; Light Industry, Brooklyn, NY; Kusthalle Winterhur, Switzerland; Overgaden- Institute for Contemporary Art, Copenhagen, Denmark; iMOCA, Indianapolis, IN; Cinematexas, Austin, TX; Contemporary Art Center, Vilnius, Lithuania; Museo Nacional Centro De Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid; Whitney Museum of American Art (1997 Whitney Biennial), NY; Dunedin Public Art Gallery, New Zealand; PSI Contemporary Art Center MoMA, NY; Miami Museum of Contemporary Art, FL; and Brooklyn Museum, NY. Her solo exhibitions include; LA><Art, (upcoming), LA, CA; Alma Enterprises, London; Locust Projects, Miami; Upstream Gallery, Amsterdam; Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, LA; Participant Inc, NY and Deitch Projects, NY. She has had solo screenings at CATE 10 Year Anniversary, Presented by the School of Art Institute of Chicago and Video Data Bank, Gene Siskel Film Center, Chicago Ill; Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley Art Museum, CA; Vtape, Toronto and in a two-person screening at the Museum of Modern Art, NY. She was presented by Participant Inc. in a two-person exhibition at No Soul for Sale at X Initiative, NYC, NY. Ms. Parnes has lectured and been a visiting artist at numerous institutions including: Harvard University, Columbia University, UCLA, Solomon R. Guggenheim, PSI Contemporary Art Center MoMA and the Whitney Museum of American Art. Parnes has held teaching positions at New York University, The New School, Bennington College and visiting faculty at MICA (Maryland Institute College of Art) in the graduate department of Photographic and Electronic Media. She was appointed a critic in painting/printmaking at Yale in 2011.

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