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Ten Truths Self Evident, 2018

About the artist

Lisa Anne Auerbach engages ideas about self-publishing and other modes of communication. Her sweaters, publications, and photographs have been shown in museums, galleries, cooperative bicycle repair shops, kunsthals, and on vacant desert lots internationally, including solo exhibitions at Malmö Konsthall, Malmö, Sweden (2012); American Philosophical Society Museum and Philagrafika2010: Out of Print, Philadelphia (2010); Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham, United Kingdom (2009); University of Michigan Art Museum, Ann Arbor, Michigan (2009); Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, Colorado (2008); Printed Matter, New York (2009); and CPK Kunsthal, Copenhagen (2006). Her work was also included in Whitney Biennial 2014 at the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; Parasophia International Festival, Kyoto, Japan (2015) and Nine Lives: Visionary Artists from L.A. at the Hammer Museum, Los Angeles (2009). She has also self-published numerous magazines including American Megazine, Saddlesore, and American Homebody, among others. Her knitting patterns are currently up at the Beverly Center.

Auerbach’s public art commissions have included a tile wall at Malmöfest in Malmö, Sweden; a path at Beloit College; billboards in Cincinnati, Ohio; and 1000 feet of wallpaper at the Beverly Center Mall in Beverly Hills, CA.

She received a BFA from Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, New York and a MFA from Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, California.  She is the recipient of a 2007 California Community Foundation Fellowship for Visual Artists, a 2009 Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Award, a 2012 and 2016 MacDowell Colony Fellowship and a 2012 City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs Individual Artist COLA Grant.

She is also the co-proprietor of the backyard space, The Meow, which shows small businesses run by artists.

Auerbach is an Associate Professor of Art at Pomona College in Claremont, CA. (from 2017)

Ten relief prints from shina plywood on bleached muslin strung with cotton cord

9" x 12" each, strung on 16' cord, overall dimensions variable

Master Printer Tom Reed

Methods Relief

Other works by Lisa Anne Auerbach