Ilana Savdie (b. 1986) was raised in Barranquilla, Colombia and Miami, FL and is now based in New York.

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Yale University    MFA Painting / Printmaking, New Haven, CT    2018

Rhode Island School of Design    B.F.A, Providence, RI   2004 - 2008 

Grants & Residencies

NXTHVN   2020 Fellowship    New Haven, CT (ongoing)

Yale University Center for Collaborative Arts    HP Blended Reality Grant Recipient   New Haven, CT    2017-2018

Vermont Studio Center    Artist in Residence   Johnson, VT   2015

Solo Projects

2021   Title TBD   Deli Gallery   Brooklyn, NY  (upcoming)

2018   Loose Bodies   ltd Los Angeles @ VACATION   New York, NY

2015   GWP (Gift with Purchase)   Stream Gallery   Brooklyn, NY

Select Exhibitions

2020   Drawer   Envelope   curated by Essex Flowers   New York, NY

2020   Unity fundraiser

2019    Golestani Gallery    But my heart was awake    Dusseldorf, Germany

2019    ltd los angeles   ec.dy.sis II   Los Angeles, CA

2019    Museum aan de Stroom (MAS)   ec.dy.sis   Antwerp, Belgium

2019    CASSTLE   ec.dy.sis    Antwerp, Belgium 

2018    ltd los angeles    If I go there, I won’t stay there    Los Angeles, CA  

2018    Artsy Topical Cream Benefit Auction     

2018    Next to Nothing Gallery    Tails    New York, NY

2018    Fredrick Snitzer Gallery    Summer Hot    Miami, FL

2018    Nui Galway    Labyrinths    Galway, Ireland  

2018    The Border Project    Data Spell    Brooklyn, NY

2018    Diane Rosenstein Gallery    Way Out Now    Los Angeles, CA

2018    Yale Center for Collaborative Arts   Blended Reality Showcase    New Haven, CT

2018    Yale University Green Gallery     Wild Seed    New Haven, CT

2018    Castor Gallery    Stranger in a Strange Land    New York, NY

2017    B3 Bienale    The Sands    Frankfurt, Germany

2017   Cooper Union School of Art    Reconstruir    New York, NY

2017    Essex Flowers    The Sands    New York, NY

2017   VSOP Projects    Languaging the Body    Greenport, NY

2017   Backyard Biennial   Brooklyn, NY

2017   Yale University E.I.K Gallery   All Is Written   New Haven, CT

2016   Alt Esc    No Vacancy    Brooklyn, NY

2016   Rubber Factory    New Flesh    New York, NY 

2016   Good Work Gallery   Vital Enhancements   Brooklyn, NY

2016   Jack Barrett Gallery   I'd Rather Be Here Than Almighty   Brooklyn, NY

2016   Knockdown Center   Authority Figure   Brooklyn, NY

2015   Homeostasis Lab   The Wrong Digital Art Biennale

2015   NEWD Art Show   NEWD Booth   Brooklyn, NY 

2014   Art Basel | Mukwonago   Bahamas Biennale   Mukwonago, WI 

2013   100 NYC Artists   Pop Up Show   Barranquilla, Colombia 

Teaching, Guest speaking, Panels

2020    Komuna Global Arts Club    Interview, in conversation with curator Tiffany Ward

2019    Deli Gallery     What is present: A panel discussion as part of Of This World Rather (panel)    Brooklyn, NY

2019    Yale University    Visiting artist (guest speaker)    New Haven, CT

2019    Middlebury College    Visiting artist (guest speaker and visiting critic)    Middlebury, VT

2019    Fordham University    Visiting artist (guest speaker)    New York, NY

2019    LaCa Projects    Artists in Conversation: Convergence & Crash    (panel)   Charlotte, NC

2018    Yale University    Teaching Assistant, Introduction to Drawing    New Haven, CT

2014   Mana Contemporary    On Identifications    (panel)   Miami, FL

Press & Publications

2018    Blouin Art Info    If I go there, I won’t stay there at ltd los angeles   (review)

2018    Kracke, Bernd & Ries, Marc    On Desire: Positionen zeitbasierter und immersiver Künste / Positions of 

2017    Smithsonian Magazine    Reach Out and Touch This Virtual Reality Art Installation (review)

2017    Hyperallergic    A VR Exhibition Pays Tribute to a Long-Gone Vegas Casino (review)

2017    Art F City   The Backyard Biennial: A Biennial Done on Zero Dollars (review)

2016   2 Coats of Paint    Examining Queer at Yale (review)

2016   Creator's Project   A Look Inside the First Queer Show at Yale (review)

2016   New American Painting   Issue #129   (feature)

2016   El Heraldo   Savdie Expone Su Arte Conceptual En Miami    (review)

2016   Mossless, Mossless 4: Public/Private/Portrait

2016   W Magazine, Inside Authority Figure (review)

2016   New York Times, A Mysterious Performance Art Show Where the Audience Plays Along (review) 

2016   Fusion, This Dance Performance About Data, Surveillance, and Obedience F-ed Me Up (review) 

2016   Village Voice, 'Authority Figure' Experiments With Choreo-Politics at Knockdown Center (review)

2015   Metal Magazine, Ilana Savdie | Exploring Depth of Self (interview) 

2014   Print All Over Me, Artist Collaboration: Ilana Savdie (Interview) 

2014   Letra Urbana, Art and Technology: An Interview with Ilana Savdie (interview) 

2014   Bullett Media, An Interview with Ilana Savdie (interview) 

2014   Buzzfeed, A Powerful Film About Artists Defining Feminism (film) 

2014   The Coven Magazine, Ilana Savdie, Artist and Creative Director (interview) 

2013   Bullett Media, Bib + Tuck Re-invents The Wheel (interview) 

2013   Recaps Magazine, Paintings by Ilana Savdie (work feature) 

2013   The Coven Magazine Issue I, Cover art 

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