MICHELLE LEFTHERIS
 

Michelle Leftheris is a multimedia artist and a faculty member in the MFA Photo, Video and Related Media department at the School of Visual Arts, New York. Her work has been the subject of two publications: The Woman's Own Book of Houseplants, 2014 and Incidental Collage, 2015. The artist lives and works in Brooklyn, New York.

INTERVIEW

THE L MAGAZINE
SEPTEMBER 14, 2012
Back to School Advice for MFAs from Michelle Leftheris
By: Corinna Kirsch

Getting a graduate degree in art is hard. Students enter a new world of crits, teaching assistantships, and student loans, so need advice. As such, we turned to Michelle Leftheris (artist and faculty in the MFA Photo, Video and Related Media department at the School of Visual Arts) for her opinion on how students can make the most out of their time in school.
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CURRICULUM VITAE
 

BIOGRAPHY

Lives and works in Brooklyn

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2015          GIFs to Have Sex By, Transfer Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
                  Positioning Systems, Microscope Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
                  Gradience, Castle Fitzjohns Gallery, New York, NY
                  Rational Formal, NurtureArt, Brooklyn, NY  
                  Nature Loves Courage, Traveling Exhibition, US
2014         The Ten, Cindy Rucker Gallery, New York, NY
                 The Last Brucennial, New York, NY
2013          Object Abuse, Spinach London, UK
                  Let's Get Spooky, Wassaic, NY
                  WonderCabinet, Flux Factory, Queens, NY
201            Ligne Roset, New York, NY
                  The Influentials, Visual Arts Gallery, New York, NY
                  Social Media, Pace Gallery, New York, NY
2010          The Wassaic Project, Wassaic, NY
                  I Heart Art, Brookln, NY    
2009         Remember Me When I'm Dead, Brooklyn, NY
                  The Wassaic Project, Wassaic, NY
                 The Vitreous: Of Eyes and Optics, Esther Klein Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2008         Fond Illusion, Taylor Gallery, Meridan, NH
                  Evil b Gone, Fleetwing Gallery, Lambertville, NJ
2007         All Over The Place Film Festival #3, Brooklyn, NY
2006         Several Sunsets, The Centre for Contemporary Art, Glasgow, Scotland
                  Plugged In, Sol Koffler Gallery, Providence, RI
                  Turn Me On, Peerless Lofts, Providence, RI
                  RISD 2006 Graduate Thesis Show, RISD Museum, Providence, RI
                  plug 'n' play, Sol Koffler Gallery, Providence, RI

CURATORIAL EXPERIENCE

2012           Exceedingly Feminine, Vaudeville Park, Brooklyn, NY
2011           Social Media, Pace Gallery, New York, NY
                  The Weekenders, Brik Gallery, Catskill, NY
2010          Any Form of Paradise, Wild Project, New York, NY

PUBLICATIONS

Steadfast Magazine Issue No. 1: The Identity Issue, Spring 2015
Incidental Collages, self-published, 2015
Woman's Own Book of Houseplants, self-published, 2014
Corinna Kirsch: "Back to School Advice for MFAs from Michelle Leftheris", The L Magazine, September 14, 2012
David Andrew Frey and Tema Stauffer: "Feature Issues 24", Culturehall, August 12-25, 2011
Jordan Tate: "Feature Issues 32", Culturehall, December 2-15, 2011

 

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