Gracelee Lawrence’s (Sanford, NC, b. 1989) work deals with relationships between food, the body, and technology. She has been fortunate to attend twenty residency programs in the US and abroad, and opened her first solo show in New York at Thierry Goldberg in May 2019. In 2017 she returned from 15 months as a Visiting Artist in the Multidisciplinary Department of Art at Chiang Mai University and assistant to artist Araya Rasdjarmrearnsook on a Luce Scholars Fellowship. She is a member of the collective MATERIAL GIRLS, a 2019 Jerome Fellow at Franconia Sculpture Park, a 2016-17 Luce Scholars Fellow, a recipient of the 2015 UMLAUF Prize,2013 Eyes Got It Prize, and the 2011-12 Ella Fountain Pratt Emerging Artist Grant. She is currently a visiting assistant professor of art at SUNY Albany.
gracelee lawrenceThe Other Escapes, the Ones You Can Open in Yourself, 2020
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gracelee lawrencePlaying the Field (A Close Examination of Digital Cellulite), 2017
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