Carmen Winant

Assistant Professor
History of Art & Visual Culture
Master of Fine Arts

Carmen Winant (b. 1983, San Francisco) received her BA from UCLA and Masters degrees in Critical Studies and Fine Arts from the California College of the Arts in San Francisco, CA in 2011; in 2010, she was a resident at the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture. In 2016, Winant has had solo exhibitions at Skibum MacArthur (LA) and Fortnight Institute (NY), respectively titled Pictures of Women Working and Who Says Pain is Erotic?. Also in 2016, she has also participated in group exhibitions at Kate Werble Gallery (NY), The Columbus Museum of Art, Angela Meleca Gallery (Columbus), The College of New Jersey Gallery (Ewing), MoCA Cleveland, Ohio State University Gallery, and Ortega y Gasset Projects (Brooklyn). In 2017, Winant will be participating in a project curated by Wendy Vogel at the Volta Art Fair in Miami. Winant is also a writer, specializing in the often contradictory promise of contemporary feminist politics -- also the subject at the center of her creative practice -- and regularly contributes to Aperture, Cabinet, TIME, and Frieze Magazine in addition to and The Believer. In 2015, she published an artist book titled My Life as a Man with Horses Think Press; she is at work on an experimental book about the nature of practice.