Irini Miga (b. 1981) is a visual artist who was born in Greece. Miga’s work begins at the point where sculpture touches painterly nuances as an unfolding sketchbook of our everyday reality in physical space. Her recent exhibitions include Immediate Female, Judith Charles Gallery, New York, NY (2015); Made In New York (curated by Robert Dimin), Blueshift Project, Miami, FL (2015); and What You Want to See (a pop-up show with a curatorial performance by Laura Miller), Bronx Studios, Bronx, NY (2015). Her residencies include the Salzburg International Summer Academy of Fine Arts, (2015); The Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, (2014); and The Watermill Center, (2012). She was a Rema Hort Mann Foundation Grant Nominee, New York (2014) and was shortlisted for the DESTE Prize, Greece (2011). Miga received a B.F.A. from the Athens School of Fine Arts, Greece, and an M.F.A. in Visual Arts from Columbia University, New York.
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Photo Credit: Courtesy of the Artist. When the by the Balcony Likes the by the Kitchen, metal, wood, bricks, duck tape, ceramic, felt, acrylic paint, drywall 82 x 38 x 27 (2014).
Photo Credit: Courtesy of the Artist. pleasenonoplease, ceramic, (l) 21 x 19.5 x 3 IN (r) 20 x 16 x 4 IN In total: 23 x 50 x 4 IN. (2015).
Photo Credit: Courtesy of the Artist. Weights on Line Make Bananas Stay Fine, metal, wire, clay, paper, duck tape 20 x 33 x 15 IN. (2014).
Photo Credit: Courtesy of the Artist. Before the Warmth of a Fire, wood, acrylic paint, wire, duck tape, ceramic 42 x 34 x 4 IN. (2014).