Virginia Lee Montgomery

VIRGINIA LEE MONTGOMERY is a hybrid artist from Texas and New York. She works with circles. Virginia Lee Montgomery received her MFA in Sculpture from Yale University, 2016, and her BFA from The University of Texas at Austin, 2008. She employs video, performance, sound, and sculpture. She conjures metaphysics. Virginia Lee Montgomery's work is about memory, materiality, metacognition, and making holes into the uncanny to open a portal for truth. Current engagements include CRASH TEST, Curator Nicolas Bourriaud, La Panacée, Montpellier, France (2018) and AN UNBOUND KNOT IN THE WIND, Curator Alison Karasyk, CSS Bard, Hessel Museum of Art, NY (2018). Past engagements include MATERIAL DEVIANCE at SculptureCenter, NY (2017), Screening at Harvard Film Archive, MA (2017), SOS ONSHORE OFFSHORE at MEYOHAS, NY (2016), ONSITE OFFSITE PARASITE, Yale University, CT (2016), THINGS YOU CAN'T UNTHINK, Walter Phillips Gallery, Canada (2016), and PARTICLE ACCELERATOR MEMORIAL PROJECT, Wright Nuclear Laboratory, CT (2015). She has been awarded residencies at Wright Nuclear Structure Laboratory, Coast Time, The Shandaken Project at Storm King and The Vermont Studio Center; she was the recipient of Yale University’s Susan H. Wedon Award and the Toby Devan Lewis Fellowship 2016 Nominee in Sculpture. Virginia Lee Montgomery is a current 2018 Socrates Sculpture Park Fellow.

Forthcoming exhibition: November 2019

Selected press:

Artspace, 7 Artists to Watch, March 2019

Art in America, First Look: Virginia Lee Montgomery, October 2018

Conversation: Virginia Lee Montgomery in conversation with Nicole Kaack

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Works:

Video:

CUT COPY SPHINX, 2018  4k digital video, 03:30   https://vimeo.com/292698265

CUT COPY SPHINX, 2018

4k digital video, 03:30

https://vimeo.com/292698265

WATER WITCHING, 2018  HD video, 07:06   vimeo.com/virginialeemontgomery/waterwitching

WATER WITCHING, 2018

HD video, 07:06

vimeo.com/virginialeemontgomery/waterwitching

PONY HOTEL, 2018  4k Film, 05:17   https://vimeo.com/265935218

PONY HOTEL, 2018

4k Film, 05:17

https://vimeo.com/265935218

BEYOND MEANS, 2017  HD video, 02:17   vimeo.com/virginialeemontgomery/beyondmeans

BEYOND MEANS, 2017

HD video, 02:17

vimeo.com/virginialeemontgomery/beyondmeans

PSYCHIC SCREAM, 2017  HD video, 1:22   https://vimeo.com/209327076

PSYCHIC SCREAM, 2017

HD video, 1:22

https://vimeo.com/209327076

ONSITE OFFSITE PARASITE, 2016  2-channel HD video, 08:14   https://vimeo.com/162151516

ONSITE OFFSITE PARASITE, 2016

2-channel HD video, 08:14

https://vimeo.com/162151516

INNOVATION PORTHOLE, 2015  HD video, 01;27   https://vimeo.com/111760735

INNOVATION PORTHOLE, 2015

HD video, 01;27

https://vimeo.com/111760735

ACTION MAPS THE BARDO, 2015  HD video, 02:27   https://vimeo.com/133173893

ACTION MAPS THE BARDO, 2015

HD video, 02:27

https://vimeo.com/133173893

 

Exhibitions