“Oddly compelling.” – The Lakeville Journal, Compass (2016)
Devra Freelander (b. 1990) is a Brooklyn-based artist born in New York. Devra Freelander creates sculptures that explore the aesthetic and perspectival effects of digital platforms on geologic subjects, and is especially interested in how technology mediates our experience of geologic sublimity.
Her solo and two-person exhibitions include Zoya Tommy Contemporary, Houston, TX (2016); and Substrata, 1stdibs Gallery, New York Design Center, New York, NY (2015). Her group exhibitions include Relative Ground, Machines with Magnets, Pawtucket, RI (2016); OBO: RISD M.F.A Sculpture 2016, Microscope Gallery, Brooklyn, NY (2016); and A Sponge and A Sigh, Museum of Human Achievement, Austin, TX (2016). Freelander’s residencies and awards include Emerging Artist Award, St. Botolph Club Foundation, Boston, MA (2016); Graduate Studies Grant, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI (2015); and Fjuk Arts Centre, Husavik, Iceland (2015). Freelander holds a B.A in Studio Art from Oberlin College and an M.F.A in Sculpture from Rhode Island School of Design.
Featured Image Photo Credit: Courtesy of the Artist