Lot 46: Heidi Kumao

CEPA Gallery's 2014 Biennial Art Auction artist Heidi Kumao

Heidi Kumao
Adore III
Silver Gelatin Print
8 x 10 inches
Signed Recto
Edition 6/13
Cinema Machines Series

BIO: Heidi Kumao is an interdisciplinary artist who creates video, machine art, and installations to explore ordinary social interactions and their psychological undercurrents. These works range in media from wearable electronics and interactive television broadcast to video sculpture and robotic girl’s legs. She has exhibited her work in solo and group exhibitions in the USA, Brazil, Argentina, Spain and Canada including solo
shows at the Museu da Imagem e do Som (São Paulo), Museu de Arte Moderne (Buenos Aires) and Fundació Joan Miró in Barcelona. Recent group exhibitions include SIGGRAPH 2011 (Vancouver), Wing Luke Asian Art Museum (Seattle), and Usina do Gasômetro Cultural Center (Porto Alegre, Brazil). In recognition of her work as a new genres artist/sculptor, she has received numerous awards including a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Creative Capital Grant in Emerging Fields/Robotics,and fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York Foundation for the Arts, and Art Matters. Her work is in several museum collections including the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston and the ASU Art Museum. She is an associate professor at the School of Art & Design at the University of Michigan. www.heidikumao.net

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