Lot 28: Anne Muntges

I Am Somebody
Graphite drawing
5 x 7 inches
Signed verso pencil
Courtesy of the artist
Fair Market Value

BIO: Anne Muntges is an artist who makes highly detailed drawings, prints, and installation art. Born
in Denver and based in Brooklyn, her work was recently on view at the Children’s Museum of the Arts in Manhattan, NY. Her work has been exhibited at NYFA, International Print Center and Lilac Museum Steamship; in Chicago at the Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art; in Bu alo at the Burch eld Penney Art Center, and the University at Buffalo Gallery. She received a BFA from the Kansas City Art Institute and an MFA from UB. Muntges completed fellowships at Anchor Graphics, Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Ox-Bow, BRIC, Guttenberg Arts and received a NYFA Fellowship in Printmaking/Drawing in 2014. In 2018, Muntges will begin the Roswell Artist in Residence Program in NM.

STATEMENT: My work focuses on the theme of the home and finding a place for myself within it. The imagery I use questions ideas about interior and exterior space and my interactions within it. I often recreate the environments I inhabit through obsessive mark making in drawing and installation processes. Physically, this manifests through two-dimensional and three-dimensional environments. In my two- dimensional settings, I use panel or paper to drawn on or manipulate with ink, paint, graphite, dirt, spray paint or screen printing processes. My three-dimensional environments allow for me to create installations by building out home interiors and priming each surface to create a new blank palette for my drawn hatch marks. My interiors then become interactive and function as a living drawing.

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