Women & Their Work has announced the artists selected for its 2023-2024 solo exhibition series.
Eight artists were selected from a field of nearly 450 entries sent in from across the state. Artists Alejandra Almuelle, Elizabeth Chapin, Dan Jian, Ling-lin Ku, Yuni Lee, Monica Martinez, VLM (Virgina L. Montgomery), and Grace Nicole will create a new body of work for her exhibition
- Alejandra Almuelle. alejandraalmuelle.com | Austin
Alejandra Almuelle’s immersive installations juxtapose large, suspended, ceramic sculptural figures with wall installations of clay pieces to suggest a parallel between the earth and the body.
- Elizabeth Chapin, elizabethchapin.com | Austin
Elizabeth Chapin is interested in how myths—from Eve to Venus—inform women’s responses to themselves and each other.
- Dan Jian, danjian.info | Fort Worth
Dan Jian finds transforms the traditional Chinese ink landscape scroll format infusing it with charcoal dust and burned ashes on translucent paper
- Ling-lin Ku, linglinku.com | Houston
Ling-lin Ku’s multimedia sculptural installations explore the intersection of animal and human, nature and technology,
- Yuni Lee, yunjunglee.com | Dallas
Yuni Lee creates dimensional paintings richly imbued with nostalgia, blending references to her birthplace of Seoul, South Korea and American culture.
- Monica Martinez, monica-martinez.com | El Paso
In photographs, videos, and installations, Monica Martinez examines the dualities of her hometown — Juarez, Mexico—from the vantage point of El Paso where she now lives.
- VLM (Virginia L. Montgomery), virginialeemontgomery.com | Austin
At the heart of VLM‘s practice is a continuous conversation between ecology, mysticism and the intersectional politics of panpsychic feminism.
- Grace Nicole, gracenicole.format.com | Dallas
Grace Nicole’s Southern Creole heritage informs her photographs that center on Black female identity.