Fish/Bird E34B, 2013, 211 glazed ceramic tiles, 20 x 70 x 60 in.

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BIO

Leah Wolff (b. 1984) is a visual artist based in NYC. She received her MFA from Columbia University in 2011, and her BFA from Rhode Island School of Design in 2006. Leah participated in several artist residencies including the Cooper Union’s Summer Art Intensive Program Artist Residency (New York, NY), The Artist Studios Program, The Museum of Art and Design (New York, NY), The Wassaic Project Artist Residency Program (Wassaic, NY), Ocean Breeze (Bat Yam, Israel), Byrdcliffe Artists Guild (Woodstock, NY) and the Vermont Studio Center (Johnson, Vermont). In 2012, Leah Wolff co-founded Meta Meta Meta LLC, a collaborative arts organization located in Brooklyn, New York, which produces and facilitates creative activity in the field of visual arts. 

Leah Wolff's work has been featured in New York venues including the International Print Center of New York, The Jewish Museum, Smack Mellon, Lu Magnus gallery, Denny gallery, Peninsula Art Space, Miriam & Ira D. Wallach Art Gallery, Planthouse Gallery, The LeRoy Neiman Gallery and the Fisher Landau Center for Arts. Wolff’s work was also exhibited in Mirus Gallery (San Francisco, CA), Sub Octo Gallery (Philadelphia, PA), AS220 Gallery (Providence, RI), Linda Ross Contemporary (Birmingham, MI), and internationally at 48 Stunden Neukölln (Berlin, Germany), Minshar Gallery and KG45 Gallery (Tel-Aviv, Israel). Recent solo exhibitions of Leah Wolff’s work were held at the The Dirt Palace (Providence, RI) and Scaramouche Gallery (New York, NY).

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EDUCATION

2011 - MFA: Visual Arts, Columbia University, School of the Arts, New York, NY
2006 - BFA: Printmaking, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI


SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2012 - It’s Been Hours, Scaramouche, New York, NY
2010 - Table of Elements, The Dirt Palace, Providence, RI

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016 
Victory Garden, Planthouse, New York, NY
Rules, Tools and Fools, Spudnik Press Cooperative, Chicago, IL
VERBLIST, E.Tay Gallery, New York, NY
Of the People, Smack Mellon, Brooklyn, NY
Lucky Draw, SculptureCenter, Queens, NY
Contemporary Ceramics, The LeRoy Neiman Gallery, New York ,NY

2015 
Benefit Auction, Underdonk, Brooklyn, NY
Published by the Artist, International Print Center New York, New York, NY
In Response: Repetition and Difference, Jewish Museum, New York, NY
Lucky Draw, SculptureCenter, Queens, NY

2014 
Small Goods, Projekt722, Brooklyn, NY
Share This! Appropriation After Cynicism, Denny Gallery, New York, NY
Science/Fiction, Acre Projects, Chicago, IL
Artist Studios: Selected Works, Museum of Arts & Design, New York, NY
Dutch Courage, 48 Stunden Neukölln, Berlin, Germany
Weird Science, Kunsthalle Galapagos, Brooklyn, NY
Correspondance, Publication Studios Hudson, Catskill, NY
IMAGE SEARCH, Court Square Gallery, Queens, NY

2013 
Thanks, Lu Magnus, New York, NY Kitty City, Flux Factory, Queens, NY
Fruit and Vegetable Stand, project by Paul Branca, Long Island City, NY
Shifters: Leah Wolff and Ariel Yelen, Peninsula Art Space, Brooklyn, NY
Constellations, NARS Foundation, Brooklyn, NY
Geometry of Chance, Mirus Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2012 
Block Party, SculptureCenter, Queens ,NY
The Artis Shuk, NADA Art Fair, New York, NY
Home Goods, CTSQ Gallery, Queens, NY
ˈäbjəkt, 111 FrontSpace Galleries, Brooklyn, NY
Contemporary Ceramics, LeRoy Neiman Gallery, New York, NY

2011 
Rock Collection, The Bell Jar, San Francisco, CA
Bread and Roses, Minshar Gallery, Tel-Aviv, Israel
Tigers In Red Weather, LeRoy Neiman Gallery, New York, NY
MFA Thesis Exhibition, Fisher Landau Center for Arts, Long Island City, NY

2010 
Sleep Paralysis, KG45 Gallery, Tel-Aviv, Israel
Ember Keepers, The Arch Collective Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Analytic Spree, 11 Stagg, Brooklyn, NY
First Year MFA Exhibition, Miriam & Ira D. Walach Art Gallery, New York, NY

2009 
Global Warning, Linda Ross Contemporary, Birmingham, MI
Price Check, Delavan Art Gallery, Syracuse, NY
Room Tones, The Cecilia Convent, Brooklyn, NY

2008 
Beyondo, Sub Octo Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
Lottery, AS220 Gallery, Providence, RI
LoCurativo presents Un Vagon Hermoso, The Canal Chapter, New York, NY

CURATORIAL PROJECTS (CO-CURATED WITH GUY BEN-ARI)

2016 - The Glare, NARS Foundation, Brooklyn, NY CO-CURATED WITH GUY BEN-ARI
2016 - No Regrets, LeRoy Neiman Gallery, New York, NY
2016 - The Split between the Eye and the Gaze, Kunstraum Gallery, Brooklyn NY
2014
 - Waiting Room, This Red Door, Kunsthalle Galapagos, Brooklyn, NY
2010 - Durer's Rhinoceros, LeRoy Neiman Gallery, New York, NY
2010 - B-Sides, 6-8 Months Project Space, New York, NY

RESIDENCIES

2016 - Artist in Residence, Cooper Union School of Art, New York, NY
2014-15 - Artist Studios Program, The Museum of Art and Design, New York, NY
2011 - The Wassaic Project, Wassaic, NY
2011 - Ocean Breeze, Bat Yam, Israel
2011 - Byrdcliffe Artists Guild, Woodstock, NY
2008 - Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, Vermont

BIBLIOGRAPHY

2016 - Rules Tools and Fools, Exhibition catalog, Spudnik Press, Chicago, IL
2016 - Interview with Artist Leah Wolff, James Diaz, heroinchic.weebly.com, September 6
2016 - Summer Intensive Program 2016 Anthology, Cooper Union, new York, NY
2015 - Theresa Hioki, Another Strong Year for In Response, The Jewish Museum Blog, May 29
2014 - Leah Wolff: Studio Visit, NextGen New York: The MoMA Teens Guide to What’s Happening Now, New York, NY
2014 - Man on Fire, published by Meta Meta Meta LLC, New York, NY
2012 - Divergent Futures, Exhibition catalog, Little Paper Planes
2012 - Alchemy, Exhibition catalog, Harvester Gallery, Hudson, NY
2012 - Aporetics, Exhibition catalog, Postcrypt Gallery, New York, NY
2012 - Abacus, Exhibition catalog, Postcrypt Gallery, New York, NY
2011 - Yekutieli, Adi.  “Time Loops. Human Sundial.” Ocean Breeze Artist Colony Exhibition Catalogue: Bat Yam, Israel (2011): 138
2011 - New American Paintings, No. 93 MFA Annual, Open Studios Press
2010 - ARTonAIR Interviews with Peter Brock, "Guy Ben-Ari & Leah Wolff, Guleah", www.ArtOnAir.org
2010 - Durer's Rhinoceros, Exhibition catalog, The LeRoy Nieman Gallery, New York, NY