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Elana Herzog

Herzog at work in her studio at Wave Hill. Image by Joshua Bright.

Winter Workspace 2019
Glyndor Gallery | January 2–February 17

During the 2019 Winter Workspace Program, artist Elana Herzog will pursue her interest in the global migration of culture as seen through the lens of textile. An MFA graduate of Alfred University, Herzog has exhibited widely throughout the US and abroad, and has received awards and grants from the Joan Mitchell Foundation, Anonymous Was a Woman and the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship. She has lectured at numerous institutions, including the Rhode Island School of Design, The Art Institute of Chicago, Williams College and Yale University.

While at Wave Hill this winter, Herzog plans to develop new work exploring the use of natural motifs in household textiles, investigating how these symbols and abstracted forms are affected by the passing of time, global migration and changes in technology. Working with weaving, printing and embroidery, she will develop textile décor onsite, responding to the domestic architecture, landscape and individual plants of Wave Hill.

Untitled (Fault Lines), 2017, detail of textile and floor.

Pictured: The artist's studio during her residency. Image by Joshua Bright.

Learn more about the artist here.

The Arts at Wave Hill are supported by the Lily Auchincloss Foundation, Inc.; Michael J. Shannon; Milton and Sally Avery Arts Foundation; the National Endowment for the Arts; New York City Department of Cultural Affairs; New York Community Trust Edward and Sally Van Lier Fund; New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature; The Pollock-Krasner Foundation; The Shelley & Donald Rubin Foundation; and by the Cathy and Stephen Weinroth Commissioning Fund for the Arts.