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Lena Hawkins

 lenahawkins.studio@gmail.com 


EDUCATION

2010 BFA, Interdisciplinary Design Program: Parsons School of Design, New York, NY

2006 Foundation Degree, Central St Martins, London, UK


SOLO EXHIBITIONS & MURALS

2019 Gateway: Paintings for Blacklight,  Newtown radio, Brooklyn, NY 

2018 Raquel’s Dreamhouse, 79 Greene St, New York, NY

2016 NUNCA TERMINA: Watercolors by Lena Hawkins, Sunview, Brooklyn, NY 

2016 LongTime, Flux Factory, Queens, NY 

2016 Spirit Molecule, Silent Barn, Brooklyn, NY 

2015 Mystery of the Psychic, Silent Barn, Brooklyn, NY

2015 Bardo State: Watercolors by Lena Hawkins, Form/Space Atelier Exhibition Seattle, WA 

2013 The Meat Salesman, Silent Barn, Brooklyn, NY 


GROUP EXHIBITIONS & PERFORMANCES

2019 Between the Shrubs, Goodlife Garden, Brooklyn, NY

2018 What We’re Wear, Institute for American Art, Portland, ME

2018 Work Like New, Roguebuilt, Brooklyn, NY

2017 Behind the Shrubs, People’s Garden, Brooklyn, NY

2016 BATZ, Flux Factory, Queens, NY : Group exhibition curated by Will Owen

2015 VOTIVE, Triskelion Arts, Brooklyn, NY: Collaborative performance work with Michael DiPietro, shown on a double bill with Kirsten Schnittker.

2015 Arts Prospect Festival, Yarky Space, St. Petersburg, Russia : Annual performance art festival produced by CEC Arts Link.

2015 Strobe Network, Flux Factory, Queens, NY

2015 Zodiac Dinner Club IV, Bed Stuy Community Garden, Brooklyn, NY 

2015 Hidden Energies, 114 Forrest, Brooklyn, NY

2014 Zodiac Dinner Club III, Spectrum, New York, NY 

2014 Zodiac Dinner Club II, Little Berlin, Philadelphia, PA 

2014 Zodiac Dinner Club I, The Sunview Luncheonette, Brooklyn, NY

2014 ACT: Activism in Contemporary Art Collectives, Corporations, and Cooperatives, Theater for the New City

2013 Poster Child, Bushwick Print Lab, Brooklyn, NY

2013 Glitter Disco, Silent Barn, Brooklyn, NY

2013 Failure Drag, AUNTS at Arts@Renaissance, Brooklyn, NY 

2013 Shake In / Shake Out at Flux Factory, Long Island City, NY 

2011 Makeover Series, Bushwick Trailer Park, Brooklyn, NY

2010 ...And The Good Life, Arnold and Sheila Aronson Gallery, New York, NY 


RESIDENCIES

2016 Utopia School, Copenhagen, DM

2015 CEC Artslink, St. Petersburg, RU

2015 AUNTS Camp at Mt. Tremper Arts, Phoenicia, NY

2014 Ace Hotel A.I.R. Program, New York, NY

2014 chashama, New York, NY

2012-201 Flux Factory, Long Island City, NY


RELATED EXPERIENCE

2019 Muralist, All Night Skate, Brooklyn, NY

2019 Exhibition Installer, Chromo Sapiens by Shoplifter aka Hrafnhildur Arnardottir 

Icelandic Pavilion, La Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy 

2019 Art Handler, The Shed, New York, NY

2018 Muralist, Nicole Cohen Interior Design, New York, NY

2018 Lead Scenic Painter, Van Wyck & Van Wyck, New York, NY

2017   Production Designer, Feature Film Summer in the Shade

2013-2017  Scenic Painter, Freelance, New York, NY

2009-2012  Silkscreen Studio Technician, Gowanus Print Lab and Brand X Editions, Long Island City, NY

©LenaHawkins 2019