Curated Artist Registry

The White Columns Curated Artist Registry is an online catalog of digital images documenting the work of artists who are not affiliated with a commercial gallery in New York City. Each submission is reviewed by our curatorial staff; in order to be considered for the registry, one must submit work digitally via this website.

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Leah Beeferman is a New York City-based artist working with digital drawing, video and sound. Her work creates relationships between the physical, natural world and the immateriality of digital and experiential space. â€‹She studied at Brown University (BA) and Virginia Commonwealth University (MFA), and has participated in residencies including LMCC Workspace (NYC), The Arctic Circle (Svalbard), SIM (Reykjavik), Experimental Sound Studio (Chicago), Sirius (Ireland), Kökarkultur (Finland), and Diapason (NYC). She recently had a solo show, Strong Force, at Rawson Projects, NY. This winter, she will travel to Finland on a Fulbright Scholar Award. She co-runs Parallelograms, an ongoing online artist project.


b. 1982

MFA Virginia Commonwealth University Richmond, Virginia (2010)
BA Brown University Providence, Rhode Island (2004)

Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program, Finland (forthcoming, 2016-17)
Island Press Emerging Artist Fellowship, St. Louis, MO (2016)
Sirius Arts Center Residency, Cobh, Ireland (2016)
SÍM Residency, Reykjavik, Iceland (2014)
Visiting Artist in Residence, AS220, Providence RI (2014)
Digital Painting Atelier Residency, Ontario College of Art & Design, Toronto, Canada (2014)
Kökarkultur Artist Residence, Kökar, Finland (2013)
The Arctic Circle, International Territory of Svalbard (2012)
Diapason Sound Art Gallery, Brooklyn NY (2012)
Experimental Sound Studio, Chicago IL (2012)
Lower Manhattan Cultural Council Workspace Residency, New York NY (2010-11)
Visiting scholar/artist at New York University’s Advanced Media Studio, New York NY (2010-11)

TBD — Sorbus Galleria, Helsinki, Finland (solo exhibition)

Bass & Reiner, San Francisco, CA (two-person exhibition)
Empty Space — The Guesthouse, Cork, Ireland (performance)
Liquid Pictures —  Klaus Von Nichtssagend, New York NY
Event Horizon  — Knockdown Center, Brooklyn NY
g00g13 34r+h  — The Vault at Spaces, Cleveland OH

Strong Force —  Rawson Projects, New York NY (solo exhibition)
Empty Space — Fridman Gallery, New York NY (performance)
Singing Material — Tyson, Cologne, Germany
Empty Space — Klaus von Nichtssagend, New York NY (performance)
Timberrrr — HORSEANDPONY, Berlin, Germany

Empty Space — Essex Flowers, New York NY (performance)
Sense Objects — with Stephen Vitiello curated by Regine Basha, Fridman Gallery, New York, NY
Leah Beeferman: Field Positions / Rick Silva: Render Garden  — Ditch Projects, Springfield, OR
Magnetic North — 1285 Avenue of the Americas Art Gallery, New York NY

6<<<>>>6 — curated by Rachel Steinberg, Interstate Projects, Brooklyn NY
C-H-A-M-B-E-R-S — curated by Sara Ludy, The Wrong New Digital Art Biennale
The Order of Things — curated by Jamillah James, NURTUREart, Brooklyn NY
The Flat Files: Year One — TSA, Brooklyn NY
Hypotheticals II — Free Range Gallery, Perth, Australia
Beyond the Barrier — Camera Club of NY, New York NY
In Search Of…  — TSA, Brooklyn NY
Septentrion: Exploring the Arctic Circle — Union Art Gallery, Milwaukee WI
The Imperative of Teaching: Studio Pedagogy — Bergen Community College, Paramus NJ

1201.2280v1 — Vox Populi Gallery, Philadelphia PA (solo exhibition)
Non-measurable Objects — Hunt Gallery, Mary Baldwin College, Staunton VA (solo exhibition)
What Do You Believe In? — curated by Amy Smith-Stewart, NY Photo Festival 2012, Brooklyn NY
Prune in the Sky — Toves Galleri / Niels Bohr Institute, Copenhagen, Denmark
Transforming Function  — Conrad New York, New York NY
In Search Of…  — Clough Hansen Gallery, Rhodes College, Memphis TN
In Search Of…  — Art and Design Gallery, University of Kansas, Lawrence KS

LOST — curated by Amy Smith-Stewart, Invisible-Exports, New York NY
The Spirit of the Signal — Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, New York NY
Leah Beeferman/Pierre Le Hors — PACS Gallery, Brooklyn NY
Lift off: Earthlings and the Great Beyond — Paul Robeson Galleries, Rutgers University, Newark NJ
Exit Strategy — White Box, New York NY
Matinee — St. Cecilia’s Convent, Brooklyn NY
An Exchange with Sol LeWitt — Cabinet project space/MassMOCA, Brooklyn NY/North Adams MA
The Wrong Miracle — Galeria NoMINIMO, Guayaquil, Ecuador

Error, Fate, Chance — WORK Gallery, Brooklyn NY
Timed Travel — Thomas Jefferson High School Planetarium, Richmond VA (performance)
Journeys Into the Unknown — Anderson Gallery, Richmond VA (solo exhibition)

OPTIONS 2009 Biennial — Conner Contemporary Art, Washington DC
Decidedly Ambivalent — Newton Art Center, Newton MA
…for lovers — Denise Bibro Fine Art, New York NY
There Goes the Neighborhood — Museum of Contemporary Art, Cleveland OH
SP Weather Station, part of Queens International 4 — Queens Museum of Art, Queens NY

2014 Emergency Grant, Foundation for Contemporary Art

TANK Magazine —  Featured artist/image (2015)
ELECTRONIC OBJECTS —  online commission, (2015)
Empty Space —  online commission, (2015)
Sense Objects — split 7” record with Stephen Vitiello, catalog for exhition at Fridman Gallery (2014)
Parallelograms — co-creator/co-curator of Parallelograms, an ongoing online artist project (2010-present)

“Review: The Wrong Biennale” by Ben Eastham  — review, (2015)
“Leah Beeferman” by Lucas Blalock —  interview, (2015)
“Leah Beeferman” by Emily Gaynor — interview, (2015)
“Leah Beeferman: The States Project: New York” by Mark Dorf — interview, (2015)
“Sense Objects” by Owen Duffy — exhibition review, ArtPulse (Fall 2014)
“Here Are Things, And Here Is Their Order” by Paul D’Agostino — exhibition review, The L Magazine (2013)
“Out of this World” by Ann Landi — article, ARTNews (June 2012)
“Eclectic visuals and sound at Vox” by Chip Schwartz — exhibition review, Knight Blog (2012)
“LOST on the Lower East Side  — exhibition review, Hyperallergic (2011)
“The Lookout: A Weekly Guide to Shows You Won’t Want to Miss”  — exhibition review, Art in America (2011)

New York University, New York NY (2016)
University of Limerick, Limerick, Ireland (2016)
School of Visual Arts, New York NY (2015)
Brigham Young University, Provo UT (2015)
Curry College, Milton MA (2015)
Ontario College of Art and Design, Toronto ON, Canada (2014)
Carnegie Mellon, Pittsburgh PA (2011)

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