biography

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Cyrilla Mozenter is a New York artist working in drawing and sculpture. Her work is represented by Lesley Heller Gallery. Mozenter's primary materials are industrial wool felt and paper. Her work makes frequent reference to the writings of Gertrude Stein, with whom she feels to be in collaboration. She has mounted solo exhibitions of her work at Lesley Heller Gallery, Adam Baumgold Gallery, Dieu Donné Papermill, and The Drawing Center in NYC, as well as the Garrison Art Center, Garrison, NY, and the Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, CT. She has been in residence at Pianpicollo Selvatico, Dieu Donné Papermill, the Kohler Arts Center, and Instituto Municipal de Arte e Cultural-Rioarte. The artist and Drew Shiflett discuss their work with handmade paper in the Summer 2013 issue of Hand Papermaking. Jacqueline Ruyak's article about Mozenter's work with felt appeared in the Winter 2010 issue of Surface Design Journal. She has received two fellowships from NYFA and two project grants from The Fifth Floor Foundation. Her work is in numerous public collections including the Brooklyn Museum and the Yale University Art Gallery. She taught in the MFA program at Pratt Institute.

 

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