2019-11-07 Ellen Harvey
From Daniel Dugan
Ellen Harvey is a British-born artist living and working in Brooklyn. She is a 2016 recipient of a John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship in the Visual Arts and a graduate of the Whitney Independent Study Program. She has completed numerous public commissions for New York Percent for Art, New York Arts in Transit, the Chicago Transit Authority, the Philadelphia International Airport, the Federal Art in Architecture program, the San Francisco Airport, the WTS-Boston and the Flemish National Architect. Her Belgian project, Repeat, won the Wivina Demeester Prize for Commissioned Public Art in 2016. She has recently completed Atlantis, a new permanent installation commissioned for the Miami Beach Convention Center. Harvey’s work has been the subject of several books including New York Beautification Project, published by G. R. Miller & Co. in 2005, Mirror, published by the Pennsylvania Academy in 2006, Ellen Harvey: The Unloved, published by Hannibal in 2014 and Ellen Harvey: Museum of Failure, published by G. R. Miller & Co. in 2015. Museums such as Barnes Foundation in Philadelphia, the Groeninge Museum in Bruges, Belgium and the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. have hosted solo exhibitions of Harvey’s artwork. She is represented by Danese / Corey Gallery in New York, Locks Gallery in Philadelphia, Meessen de Clerq Gallery in Brussels, Belgium and Galerie Gebruder Lehman in Germany.