Alyson Shotz

Born 1964
Hometown Glendale, AZ
Lives and Works Brooklyn, NY
Education
MFA, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 1991
BFA, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI, 1987

Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY
Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley, MA
The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC
Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, CA
Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, CA
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT

Derek Eller Gallery, New York, NY
Carolina Nitsch, New York, NY

Guided by an interest in the natural world, Alyson Shotz constructs art across a variety of media ranging from sculpture to prints to animation. The artist creates works that simultaneously mirror and refract elements of our universe, merging the realms of art and artifice. For example, her large-scale outdoor sculpture Mirror Fence (2003) features a classic American sight—a picket fence—fashioned out of the unconventional material of polished steel, which segments and reflects its surroundings even as the work blends into its natural setting.

Shotz been exhibited in numerous public and private institutions including the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the Hirshhorn Museum, and the Guggenheim Museum.

Proceeds from Shotz's Artspace print will benefit the Guggenheim Museum.

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