Teo González (b. 1964, Zaragoza, Spain) González studied at the Centro de Estudios de la Imagen, Madrid (1986) and participated in a painting workshop at Arteleku in San Sebastián, Spain (1991) before completing his BA in Art at California State University, Bakersfield (1997). González received a fellowship from the Vermont Studio Center in 2001. Recent solo exhibitions have been held at Roy Boyd Gallery, Chicago (2006); Cervini/Haas Gallery, Scottsdale, Arizona (2006); Richard Levy Gallery, Albuquerque (2006); d.e.n. contemporary, Culver City, California (2007); Gallery Ihn, Seoul, Korea (2008); Irvine Contemporary Art, Washington, D.C. (2006, 2008); Spanierman Modern, New York (2008, 2010); Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco (2007, 2010); Galería Fernando Latorre, Madrid (2007, 2010); and Eight Modern, Santa Fe, New Mexico (2010). González lives and works in Brooklyn, New York. More information about his work can be found at www.teogonzalez.com.
Eva Hesse (b. 1936, Hamburg, Germany; d. 1970, New York, NY) Hesse studied at the Cooper Union, New York from 1954 to 1957. She received a Yale-Norfolk Fellowship in 1957 and continued her studies at Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, until 1959. In 2006, Eva Hesse Drawing was organized by The Drawing Center, New York, in cooperation with the Menil Collection in Houston, Texas. The exhibition traveled to the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, and the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota. A second major exhibition, Eva Hesse Studiowork, traveled from 2009 to 2011, at the Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland (2009); the Camden Arts Centre, London (2009); the Tàpies Foundation, Barcelona (2010); the Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto (2010); and the Berkeley Art Museum, California (2011). Additional solo shows have been held at the Jewish Museum, New York (2006); Hauser & Wirth, New York (2010); the UCLA Hammer Museum, Los Angeles (2010); and the University of New Mexico Art Museum, Albuquerque (2010). Hesse lived and worked in New York City.
Christine Hiebert (American, b. 1960, Basel, Switzerland) Hiebert received her BFA from the Philadelphia College of Art, Pennsylvania (1983) and her MFA from Brooklyn College, New York (1988). She is currently Adjunct Associate Professor of Drawing at the University of the Arts, Philadelphia. Hiebert has received fellowships from the MacDowell Colony, New Hampshire (1991, 2002, 2006) and has been resident at numerous artist colonies, including the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Amherst, Virginia (2009) and The Helene Wurlitzer Foundation, Taos, New Mexico (2010). Recent solo shows of Hiebert’s wall drawings and works on paper have been held at the Kemper Gallery, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas (2007); Gallery Joe, Philadelphia (2008); Margarete Roeder Gallery, New York (2008); ArtON, Bonn, Germany (2009); the Davis Museum at Wellesley College, Massachusetts (2009-2010); and Victoria Munroe Fine Arts, Boston (2006, 2010). In 2005, she created a monumental wall drawing for her exhibition RoundTrip: A Wall Drawing for the Rotunda at the Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich. Her work has also been included in exhibitions at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (2003); The Drawing Center, New York (2003); and The Museum of Modern Art, New York (2007). Hiebert lives and works in Brooklyn, New York. More information about her work can be found at www.christinehiebert.com.
Jene Highstein (b. 1942, Baltimore, MD) Highstein received his BA in Philosophy from the University of Maryland (1963) and continued with post-graduate studies at the University of Chicago until 1965. In 1966, Highstein studied drawing at the New York Studio School, before completing a post-graduate diploma at the Royal Academy Schools, London (1967-1970). Since 1973, Highstein has served as a visiting artist and professor at numerous educational institutions, most recently at The College of William & Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia (2008) and at the Vermont Studio Center in Johnson (2009). Highstein has received grants for his sculpture and printmaking from the National Endowment for the Arts (1976, 1978, 1984, 1994); the Creative Artist Public Service (1975, 1979); and the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation (1980). In 1992, he received the Augusts Saint-Gaudens Memorial Prize, and in 1998, he was resident at the International Artists Studio Program in Stockholm, Sweden. Highstein has held numerous solo exhibitions, most recently at Madison Square Park, New York (2005); Baumgartner Gallery, New York (2006); Andrews Gallery at The College of William & Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia (2008); Texas Gallery, Houston (2009); Björn Ressle Gallery, New York (2007, 2009); and the Ilju and Seonhwa Gallery, Seoul (2010). Highstein lives and works in New York City and Salem, New York.
Kristin Holder (b. 1973, Los Angeles) Holder received her BFA and BA from the University of Washington, Seattle (1996). She earned her MFA in Painting at American University, Washington, D.C. (1999). Holder has worked in the conservation departments at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. (2002-2004) and the Corcoran Museum of Art, Washington, D.C. (2007). In 2004, she was an assistant to Sol LeWitt during his work on Wall Drawing #65 at the National Gallery of Art. She has taught at American University (2005-2006) and was a lecturer at the University of Maryland, College Park (2006-2008). Holder was awarded second place in the Trawick Prize of Bethesda Contemporary Art, Maryland (2005) and has received grants and fellowships from the Pollock-Krasner Foundation (1999); the Millay Colony, New York (2000); the D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities (2001); and the British Academy in Rome (2002). In June 2008, she completed a one-month residency sponsored by the Edward F. Albee Foundation at the William Flanagan Memorial Creative Persons Center, Montauk, New York. Holder’s work has recently been included in exhibitions at the Katzen Museum, Washington, D.C. (2006); Warehouse, Washington, D.C. (2007); Don Soker Contemporary Art, San Francisco (2009); and the Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Esteban Vicente, Segovia, Spain (2009). Recent solo exhibitions have been held at The Gallery of Alex Lake, Dover, New Hampshire (2006); Warehouse, Washington, D.C. (2007); and Gallery Joe, Philadelphia (2009). Holder lives and works in Philadelphia.
Roni Horn (b. 1955, New York, NY) Horn received her BFA with honors from the Rhode Island School of Design in Providence (1975) and earned an MFA at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut (1978). A major retrospective was organized in 2009 and traveled between Tate Modern, London; Collection Lambert, Avignon, France; the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; and the Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston. Horn’s work has been shown in numerous solo exhibitions, most recently at Kunsthaus Bregenz, Austria (2010) and the Centre of Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw, Poland (2010). Other recent solo exhibitions include the Art Institute of Chicago, Illinois (2004); Inverleith House, Edinburgh, Scotland (2006); Museion Bolzano, Italy (2006); Reykjavik Art Museum, Iceland (2007); the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne (2007); Xavier Hufkens, Brussels (2007, 2008); Centro de Arte Contemporáneo, Malaga, Spain (2008); The Common Guild, Glasgow (2009); Hauser & Wirth, Zürich, London, and New York (2004, 2006, 2008, 2010); Rat Hole Gallery, Tokyo (2008, 2010); and the Kukje Gallery, Seoul (2007, 2010). In 2007, Horn realized the permanent installation Vatnasafn / Library of Water in Stykkishólmur, Iceland. Horn lives and works in New York City and Reykjavik, Iceland.