Leemour Pelli

    Attributes

    • Female
    • Installation

    About the artist

    Leemour Pelli is an artist living and working in New York City. She is a graduate of the School of Visual Arts (B.F.A., painting, 1994), Hunter College (Master of Arts degree in Art History, 1989), and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (B.A. in English Literature). She has also studied at the Bezalel Academy of Art in Jerusalem, the Ecole Nationale Superieure des Beaux-Arts, in Paris, and at Cornell University. In 2008, the artist had her first solo exhibition at the Daneyal Mahmood Gallery in New York. Her other recent solo exhibitions include two at the Annina Nosei Gallery in New York in 2004 and 2005, and in 2003 at the Art Gallery of the University of Central Florida in Orlando. The University published a catalogue, and produced a mini-documentary about the artist and her work. Pelli’s recent exhibitions also include the Kinz Tillou and Feigen Gallery, the Whitney Museum of American Art at Champion, Connecticut, PS1 Institute of Contemporary Art, Long Island City, Spaces Contemporary Art Center in

    Leemour Pelli is an artist living and working in New York City. She is a graduate of the School of Visual Arts (B.F.A., painting, 1994), Hunter College (Master of Arts degree in Art History, 1989), and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (B.A. in English Literature). She has also studied at the Bezalel Academy of Art in Jerusalem, the Ecole Nationale Superieure des Beaux-Arts, in Paris, and at Cornell University.  In 2008, the artist had her first solo exhibition at the Daneyal Mahmood Gallery in New York. Her other recent solo exhibitions include two at the Annina Nosei Gallery in New York in 2004 and 2005, and in 2003 at the Art Gallery of the University of Central Florida in Orlando. The University published a catalogue, and produced a mini-documentary about the artist and her work. Pelli’s recent exhibitions also include the Kinz Tillou and Feigen Gallery, and the Paul Rodgers Gallery in New York, the Whitney Museum of American Art at Champion, Connecticut, PS1 Institute of Contemporary Art, Long Island City, Spaces Contemporary Art Center in Ohio, and the Artcore Gallery in Toronto. Her work has been reviewed in ArtForum (2008), Art News, The New York Times, New York Arts Magazine, Tema Celeste, and The Globe and Mail, among other publications.

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