apexart :: International Fellow :: Gisela Insuaste
Fellowship Program
Name: Gisela Insuaste
Destination: Bangkok, Thailand  
Dates of Fellowship: May 1-31, 2013  
Recommended by: Amanda Browder
NYC artist and co-founder of Bad at Sports
Gisela Insuaste is an artist, arts administrator and educator. In her paintings, sculptures and site-specific installations, she explores the intersection of architecture, topography, and memory. While mapping the subtle idiosyncrasies of urban landscapes, she questions individual and shared cultural space and identity. She has received several awards such as the Lower East Side Printshop Keyholder Residency; Bronx Museum AIM Program; EFA NYC Arts Worker Residency; Laundromat Project PD Fellowship; Smithsonian LMSP Fellowship; Aljira Emerge10 Fellowship; Artadia Award (Driehaus); and MacDowell Colony Fellowships. Exhibition venues include El Taller Boricua; Aicon Gallery; Queens Museum of Art; El Museo del Barrio; Praxis Gallery; MCA, Chicago; and Chicago Cultural Center. Her work was featured in The Upset: Young Contemporary Art by Die Gestalten Verlag, a resource of international artists working with visual subcultures. She received an MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and a BA in Anthropology & Studio Art from Dartmouth College. She works as the Art, Nature and Wellness Programs Manager at Wave Hill. giselainsuaste.com
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FELLOWSHIP TALK: in conversation with Amanda Browder from Bad at Sports and apexart Fellow Konstantin Adjer
June 27, 2013: download audio (79 MB .mp3)