Ann Shostrom received her BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and her MFA from Syracuse University. She is an Associate Professor at Penn State University, who lives and works in PA and New York, where she is co-founder and director of First Street Green Art Park in the East Village. She is represented by Elizabeth Harris Gallery and exhibits internationally. Her work has been reviewed in Art in America, Art News, and other publications. Her public art projects include a mural in Crete, sculpture from decommissioned weapons in Albania, and Mir2, a collaborative space station that won Dance Theater Workshop’s Bessie award for Performance, Installation, and New Media. Awards include a Mid Atlantic Foundation for the Arts Fellowship, a New York State Foundation for the Arts Grant, and a Partnership for Parks Grants. Ann and Brian sat down at her show at Elizabeth Harris Gallery, and had a talk about travels, painting and sculpture, making lemons into lemonade and much more.
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