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2014 - Lisa Anne Auerbach

[Lisa Anne Auerbach]Lisa Anne Auerbach is an interdisciplinary artist living and working in Los Angeles, Calif. Focusing primarily on knitting, photography, and publications, her work has been exhibited internationally since 1996. Select solo exhibitions include Chicken Strikken at Malmö Konsthall, Malmö, Sweden; Election Sweater Project at the Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, Colo.; Torn Porn at Gavlak Gallery, Palm Beach, Fla.; and Take This Knitting Machine and Shove It at Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham, U.K. Select group exhibitions include Nine Lives at the Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, Calif.; Cottage Industry at the Baltimore Contemporary Museum, Baltimore, Md.; and The Way That We Rhyme at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, Calif.

Auerbach is the recipient of the 2009 Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Award, a 2007 California Community Foundation Fellowship for Visual Artists, and a 2013 City of Los Angeles (C.O.L.A.) Individual Artist Fellowship. She received her Bachelor of Fine Arts from Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester N.Y., and her Master of Fine Arts from Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, Calif. Her work is represented by Gavlak Gallery in Palm Beach, Fla., and she is an assistant professor of art at Pomona College in Claremont, Calif.