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.