Carmen Winant

CORE Liberal Arts: Art & Design History

Carmen Winant (b. 1983, San Francisco) lives and works in Columbus, OH. She 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 2010, she was a resident at the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture. Winant will have forthcoming 2016 solo exhibitions at Young World Gallery in Detroit and Beeler Gallery in Columbus, OH; both shows will consider how to be a female artist without foremothers. Her recent projects include an artist book with Horses Think Press titled My Life as a Man (with written contributions from Moyra Davey, Matthew Brannon, Michael Ned Holte, Kenneth Goldsmith, Jonathan Griffin, John Yau, Courtney Fiske, Ross Simonini, Sarah McMenimen and Geoffrey Hilsabeck) and a series of experimental lectures in a series titled DISCIPLINE performed, in 2015, at Skowhegan (Maine), COR&P (Columbus), MoCA Los Angeles, Regina Rex (NY), Printed Matter (NY), 356 Mission (Los Angeles), Ohio State University and the University of Cincinnati.  Winant is a regular contributor to Frieze, The Believer, and Aperture Magazines, X-TRA Journal, Artforum and Art Papers. She has recently contributed catalog essays for Avery Singer (Kunstalle Zurich), Ofer Wolberger (Light Work, Syracuse), Charles Atlas (Beeler Gallery, Columbus) and Michael Hilsman (Galerie Sebastien Bertrand, Geneva). She is currently at work on an experimental book about practice.