Gloria Ortiz-Hernández (b. 1943, Cali, Colombia) Ortiz-Hernández received her BA cum laude in Art History and Studio Art from Marymount College in Tarrytown, New York (1966). She has been included in numerous group exhibitions, most recently at The Drawing Room, East Hampton, New York (2006); Kiang Gallery, Atlanta (2007); Josée Bienvenu Gallery, New York (2007); Victoria Munroe Fine Art, Boston (2007); and the Texas State University Gallery, San Marco (2009). In 2007, Ortiz-Hernández was part of a major exhibition on work in graphite, organized by the University of Richmond Museums, Virginia, and traveled to the Dean Lesher Regional Center for the Arts, Walnut Creek, California; Western Washington University, Bellingham; the University of Central Arkansas, Conway; the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville; the University of Rochester, New York; Yellowstone Art Museum, Billings, Montana; and the Palmer Museum of Art at Pennsylvania State University, College Park. Recent solo exhibitions have been held at Gallery N. von Bartha, London (2005) and Kiang Gallery, Atlanta (2004, 2009). Ortiz-Hernández lives and works in Bogotá, Colombia. More information about her work can be found at www.gloriaortiz-hernandez.com.
Tristan Perich (b. 1982, New York, NY) Perich received his BA from Columbia University, New York, in 2004. He completed an MPS in Interactive Telecommunications at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts in 2007. Perich has been an artist in residence at Issue Project Room, Brooklyn (2008); Copenhagen A.I.R. (2010); and the Addison Gallery, Andover, Massachusetts (2010). He received the Prix Ars Electronica Award of Distinction in 2009. Recent solo exhibitions have been held at bitforms gallery, New York (2009); Mikrogalleriet, Copenhagen, Denmark (2010); Museo Carandante, Spoleto, Italy (2010); Motelsalieri, Rome (2010); the Addison Gallery, Andover, Massachusetts (2010); and the Katonah Museum of Art, New York (2011). Perich’s work has been included in numerous group shows, most recently at LaBoral Centro de Arte, Gijon, Spain (2009); Gallery Four, Baltimore (2010); Camel Art Space, Brooklyn (2010); MCLA Gallery 51, North Adams, Massachusetts (2010); iMAL, Brussels (2010); and the Therese A. Maloney Art Gallery, Morristown, New Jersey (2011). Perich lives and works in New York City. More information about his work can be found at www.tristanperich.com.
Sylvia Plimack Mangold (b. 1938, New York, NY) Plimack Mangold studied at the Cooper Union, New York (1956-1959) and completed her BFA at Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut (1959-1961). She received a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in 1974, and she has since been awarded the Edwin P. Palmer Memorial Prize (2006) and the William A. Paton Prize (2009) from the National Academy Museum, New York. Plimack Mangold received the Cooper Union President’s Citation for Art in 2009. Recent solo exhibitions include a survey of works on paper held at the University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor (1992), which traveled throughout the United States; a paintings survey organized by the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York (1994), which also traveled extensively; and shows at such venues as Annemarie Verna Galerie, Zürich (2007); and Alexander and Bonin, New York (2007). Plimack Mangold lives and works in Washingtonville, New York.
Erwin Redl (b. 1963, Gföhl, Austria) Redl is well known for his large-scale LED installations and environments. In 1993, after finishing his studies at the Vienna Music Academy with a BA in Composition (1990) and a BA in Electronic Music (1991), Redl was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship for graduate studies in computer art at the School of Visual Arts, New York (MFA 1995). Redl participated in the 2002 Whitney Biennial, covering the Whitney Museum’s façade with three multi-color LED veils. In 2008, he created a sound and light installation for the Austrian Pavilion at the World Expo in Zaragoza, Spain. The Pacific Design Center’s new Red Building by Cesar Pelli will feature four permanent installations by the artist, to be completed in 2011. Recent solo exhibitions have been held at Conduit Gallery, Dallas (2006); the Museum of Contemporary Art, Denver (2006); Sara Roney Gallery, Paddington, Australia (2007); Ace Gallery, Beverly Hills, California (2007); the Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego (2008); the Huret and Spector Gallery at Emerson College, Boston (2008); Galereya Dzyga, Lviv, Ukraine (2009); the WSU Gallery at Wright University, Dayton, Ohio (2009); Bowling Green State University, Ohio (2010); and Galerie Göttlicher, Stein/Krems, Austria (2011). Redl lived in New York from 1993 to 2007. He now lives and works in rural Ohio. More information about his work can be found at www.paramedia.net.
Edda Renouf (b. 1943, Mexico) Renouf received her BFA from Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, New York (1965). She studied at the Art Students League, New York (1967-1968) and the Akademie der Bildenden Künste, Munich (1969-1970) before earning her MFA at Columbia University, New York (1971). Renouf was awarded a painting fellowship through Columbia University in Paris in 1972. She has received grants from the National Endowment for the Arts (1976); the Pollock-Krasner Foundation (1990); and the Centre National des Arts Plastiques, France (1996). A retrospective of Renouf’s work since 1972 was organized by the Staatliche Kunsthalle Karlsruhe, Germany in 1997. Recent solo exhibitions have been held at Galerie Arnaud Lefebvre, Paris (2006); New Arts Gallery, Litchfield, Connecticut (2006); Galerie Sollertis, Toulouse, France (2007); Galería Charpa, Valencia, Spain (2007); and Galerie 1900-2000, Paris (2010). Renouf’s work has been included in group exhibitions at such venues as the Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Esteban Vicente, Segovia, Spain (2009); the Centre Pompidou, Paris (2009-2011); the Albright-Knox Gallery, Buffalo, New York (2010); the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. (2010); and the British Museum, London (2010-2011). Renouf lives and works in Paris. More information about her work can be found at www.eddarenouf.com.