Colleen Billing, Arts Center Residency 2019


Colleen Billing is a Brooklyn-based artist born in Baltimore. Taking form as objects, video and installation, Billing’s work explores themes of hybridity, female collectivity and the effects of late capitalism on the body and its ecology.
Previous solo exhibitions include The Enemy Knows The System, Motel, Brooklyn, NY, 2018, and Sister Genus, Bad Water, Knoxville, TN, 2018; group exhibitions and performances include Leap Century, Abrons Arts Center, New York, NY, 2017, and XXL Curiosity, Essex Flowers, New York, NY, 2016.
Billing has participated in residencies at the Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture, Madison, ME, 2018 and Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT, 2018. She is the recipient of the the Nadine Goldsmith Fellowship, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT, 2018, as well as an Artist Grant from the Foundation for Contemporary Arts, New York, NY, 2018. Billing holds a BFA from Virginia Commonwealth University and an MFA from Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University.

ISO/IEC1800000002/ECMA-340000000, ceramic oyster shells, resin near-field communication microchips, Nervous System, Mason Gross Galleries, New Brunswick, NJ, 2018