Jenny Yurshansky - Blacklisted: A Planted Allegory (Epilogue)

Vernissage/Opening: May 8, 2015, 17.00–20.00
Exhibition period: May 8 – May 17, 2015
Hours: Tuesday-Friday 12.00-18.00 Weekends 12.00-17.00
Address: Galleri Mejan, Exercisplan 3, Skeppsholmen, Stockholm 

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"Jenny Yurshansky, Mejan Resident 2014-1015, is an American artist who was born in Rome. She received her MFA in Visual Art from UC Irvine and was a participant in the postgraduate Critical Studies course at the Malmö Art Academy. She is the co-founder and co-director of Persbo Studio, an artist residency, sculpture park, and creative space in Sweden. In 2014 she was an Artist-in-Residence at Pitzer College Art Galleries, developing a site-specific project for a solo show in 2015. In 2012 she was an invited Artist-in-Residence connected to the exhibition Odor Water Limo in northern Norway. In 2010 Yurshansky was the first international artist awarded the Maria Bonnier Stipend from Bonniers Konsthall in Stockholm, the prize was awarded along with an exhibition. In 2010 she was invited for a residency and solo exhibition at Galleri Rostrum in Malmö and workspace in Los Angeles. Yurshansky has also participated in group shows at the Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Laguna Beach Art Museum, MAK Center, and LAXART, the Torrance Art Museum, the Armory Center for the Arts, the 7th Istanbul Biennial, the Hammer Museum, Rooseum Center for Contemporary Art in Malmö, and the Toyota Museum.  She is the recipient of numerous artist and curatorial grants."

press_image_smallGlass flowers being placed in hearses for a trip to New York, 1976. Courtesy Harvard Gazette.