Helen Mirra (b. 1970, Rochester, New York, US) based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, US. Studied MFA Studio Art, University of Illinois, Chicago, US (1996); BA Studio Art and Contemporary Art History, Bennington College, Vermont, US (1991). An open-ended and ecologically-minded brevity has been a continuous aspect of Mirra’s idiosyncratic practice. Residencies include University of California at Berkeley; the DAAD Artists-in-Berlin program; MacDowell Colony (2015/ 2013); IASPIS (International Artists Studio Program in Sweden), Stockholm, DK (2011); and Stiftung Laurenz Haus Basel, CH (2008-9). Awards include the Civitella Ranieri Foundation Fellowship (2016). Select exhibitions include fieno fieno fieno, with Allyson Strafella, Raffaella Cortese, Milan, IT (2016); Helen Mirra, Allyson Strafella, Galerie Nordenhake, Berlin DE (2016); Helen Mirra & Anne Callahan Meyer Riegger Galerie, Karlsruhe, DE (2015); Waulked, Peter Freeman, New York, US (2014); Hourly Directional, Radcliffe Centre for Advanced Study, Cambridge MA (2014); and Field Notation, Peter Freeman, New York (2011). Select group exhibitions include Listen Hear, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston, US (2017); I Went to the Woods, Lewis Gluckman Gallery, University College Cork, IR (2016); Ballistic Poetry, La Verriere-Hermes Foundation, Brussels BE (2016); Ordering Nature, Boesky East, New York (2015); and Mountains with a broken edge, Havana Biennale, Cuba (2015).
Last updated: 23.02.2017