TURF | Taryn McMahon


Taryn McMahon

27 May 2016 - 20 June 2016

Opening Reception Friday 27 May 2016, 5 - 8 pm

Taryn McMahon’s work imagines a future ecology in which the natural and artificial become intertwined and conflated in the face of unprecedented change. Images of patterned botanicals are used to investigate sites and histories, highlighting the complicated construction of an idea of “nature”. She has received numerous awards for her work including the Southern Graphics Council International Graduate Fellowship and fully funded residencies at Anderson Ranch, Snowmass Village, CO; Anchor Graphics, Chicago, IL; Women’s Studio Workshop, Rosendale, NY; and 55 Limited, Berlin, Germany. She has had recent solo exhibitions at The Print Center, Philadelphia, PA; Lexington Art League, Lexington, KY; and William Busta Gallery, Cleveland, OH. Group exhibitions include the Museum of Contemporary Art, Jacksonville, FL; Dishman Art Museum, Beaumont, TX; McDonough Museum of Art, Youngstown, OH; and Islensk Grafik, Reykjavik, Iceland, among many others. Her prints are in the collections of Art in Embassies Program, Collection of the US Embassy, Reykjavik, Iceland; Anchor Graphics, Chicago, IL; University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA; and Women’s Studio Workshop, Rosendale, NY. She received her MFA from the University of Iowa and is an Assistant Professor at Kent State University.

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