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BIO

Laini Nemett explores the collective ways we understand the idea of home across cultures and generations in her large scale oil paintings, cardboard models, drawings, and collages of aging buildings and new constructions. Nemett has received grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Joan Mitchell Foundation, Queens Council on the Arts, and the Fulbright Foundation. Residencies include the Yaddo Corporation, the Joan Mitchell Center in New Orleans, UCross Foundation, Jentel Artist Residency, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, and the Alfred & Trafford Klots International Residency in Léhon, France. Recent solo and group exhibition venues include Kenise Barnes Fine Art, NY; Adelphi University, NY; Mandeville Gallery at Union College, NY; Guilin Art Museum, China; SACI Gallery, Italy; YoungArts with JP Morgan Chase Collection for Miami Basel Art Week, FL; Ethan Cohen, NY; Gold Coast Arts Center, NY; Collar Works, NY; Geoffrey Young Gallery, MA; and VisArts, MD. She holds an MFA from the Hoffberger School of Painting at Maryland Institute College of Art, and BAs in Visual Arts and History of Art & Architecture from Brown University. Nemett lives and works between Brooklyn and Schenectady, NY, where she is Assistant Professor of Drawing & Painting at Union College.

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