Sep 15, 2011
surreal portraits embody the vulnerability, strength, love, and sexuality that are inherent within human beings. Her work is about capturing the complexity of emotion, and is greatly inspired by editorial fashion photography as well as nature. She draws from her multicultural heritage to blend Ukiyo-e aesthetics with vibrant, pop-culture inspired female characters to create work that is both captivating in its beauty and thought provoking. Mandy was born in Banff, Alberta, in 1984. She attended the Alberta College of Art and Design, where she majored in Sculpture and received her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in 2007. Her work has been exhibited in galleries in Vancouver, Calgary, and the USA. It is featured in various private collections in North America and Hong Kong. She has been interviewed for numerous local and international publications and has also completed many private commissions.
Sep 13, 2011
<-- (b. 1980, Kilkenny. Lives and works in New York.) Mosse graduated with a Postgraduate Diploma in Fine Art from Goldsmiths, University of London in 2005 and his MFA in Photography from Yale School of Art in 2008. He has exhibited at venues including Akademie der Künste (Berlin), Barbican Art Gallery (London), Dublin Contemporary, Fotofest Houston, the Kemper and Nelson-Atkins Museums (Kansas City), Kunsthaus Munich, MCA Chicago, Palais de Tokyo (Paris), and Tate Modern (London). Interviews and reviews have appeared in the pages of Aperture Magazine, Art in America, Art Review, Frieze, Modern Painters and Source. Mosse was awarded a Leonore Annenberg Fellowship (2008-10) and a Guggenheim Fellowship in 2011.