Project Description

2014 Biennial Artists

Ellen Lesperance

Ellen Lesperance is an artist working in Portland, OR. She received her MFA in 1999 from Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University. Her work has been exhibited in venues including The Brooklyn Museum; The Seattle Art Museum; The Drawing Center, New York City; Monya Rowe, New York City; Ambach & Rice, Los Angeles; Josh Lilley, London; PS122, New York, NY; Artists Space, New York, NY; Adams & Ollman, Portland; and Samson Projects, Boston. Her work has appeared in publications such as The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, Tema Celeste, USArt, (An)Other, GARAGE Magazine, Art Monthly, Cura Magazine, and Phaidon’s Vitamin D2: New Perspectives in Drawing. In 2010 she received The Betty Bowen Award and was a MacDowell Colony Artist-in-Residence. In 2012 she had a solo booth at the FRIEZE Art Fair in New York and was awarded a Hallie Ford Fellowship. In 2014, she will attend artist residencies at Djerassi and the Sankriti Foundation, Delhi. Lesperance is represented by Ambach & Rice Gallery, Los Angeles.

Venue: Upfor Gallery
Website: ellenlesperance.com

2014 Biennial Artists