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Inka Essenhigh - Artists - Miles McEnery Gallery

Inka Essenhigh Studio, 2020, New York, NY

INKA ESSENHIGH (b. 1969, Bellefonte, PA) received her Master of Fine Arts from School of Visual Arts, New York, NY and her Bachelor of Fine Arts from Columbus College of Art & Design, Columbus, OH.

Recent solo exhibitions include Victoria Miro Gallery, Venice, Italy; Miles McEnery Gallery, New York, NY; “Other Worlds: Inka Essenhigh,” Susquehanna Art Museum, Harrisburg, PA; “Uchronia,” Kavi Gupta Gallery, Chicago, IL; Kavi Gupta Gallery, Chicago, IL; “Parallel Lines,” Kavi Gupta Gallery, Chicago, IL; “Inka Essenhigh: Manhattanhenge,” The Drawing Center, New York, NY; “A Fine Line,” Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art, Virginia Beach, VA + Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, Kalamazoo, MI; Miles McEnery Gallery, New York, NY; “Between Worlds,” Frist Center, Nashville, TN; “Stars and Flowers,” Baldwin Gallery, Aspen, CO; “Comet Dust & Crystal Shards,” Jacob Lewis Gallery, New York, NY; Columbus College of Art & Design, Joseph V. Canzani Center, Columbus, OH; Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo, Japan; Pace Prints, New York, NY; and 303 Gallery, New York, NY.

Recent group exhibitions include “Why I Make Art” (curated by Brian Alfred), Miles McEnery Gallery, New York, NY; “The Supernatural in Art,” Nassau County Museum of Art, Roslyn Harbor, NY; “Psychedelic Landscapes,” Eric Firestone Gallery, New York, NY; “If you forget my name, You will go astray,” Anat Ebgi, Los Angeles, CA; “The View from Here,” Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockland, ME; “COMPETERE: An Exhibition of Artist Couples,” The Bo Bartlett Center, Columbus State University, Columbus, GA; “Empire of Water,” The Church, Sag Harbor, NY; “Disruption: Works from the Vicki and Kent Logan Collection,” Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO; “New Time: Art and Feminisms in the 21st Century,” UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley, CA; “Wild at Heart,” Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY; “Landscape & Memory,” Pamela Salisbury Gallery, Hudson, NY; “Really.” (curated by Inka Essenhigh & Ryan McGinness), Miles McEnery Gallery, New York, NY; “Do You Think it Needs a Cloud?” Miles McEnery Gallery, New York, NY; and “Life During Wartime: Art in the Age of Coronavirus,” University of South Florida Art Museum, Tampa, FL.

Her work is in the collections of the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY; Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO; Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami, Miami, FL; Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA; Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA; Tate Gallery, London, United Kingdom, and the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY.

She is the recipient of the Arts and Letters Award in Art, American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, NY; and the CCAD Alumni Award for Excellence, Columbus, OH.

Essenhigh lives and works in New York, NY.