Medium drawing | mixed media | other
Gelah Penn's work expands the language of drawing in sculptural space. Recent solo exhibitions include: Undercurrent (Brooklyn, NY); Baker Center for the Arts/Muhlenberg College (Allentown, PA); Amelie A. Wallace Gallery/SUNY Old Westbury (Old Westbury, NY); Foley Gallery, Bookstein Projects (New York, NY); and ICEHOUSE Project Space (Sharon, CT). Recent group exhibitions include the Center for Maine Contemporary Art (Rockland, ME); Felician University (Rutherford, NJ); Odetta, Equity Gallery, Kentler Int'l Drawing Space, and The Yard (New York, NY). Her work is in the collections of the Weatherspoon Art Museum (Greensboro, NC), Arkansas Arts Center, (Little Rock, AR), Columbus Museum (Columbus, GA), Brooklyn Museum Library (Brooklyn, NY) and Gund Library/Cleveland Institute of Art (Cleveland, OH). Reviews of her work have been published in Art in America, The New York Times, The Brooklyn Rail, d'Art International, Whitehot Magazine, artcritical, and featured in Sculpture Magazine, Art Maze Mag and Peripheral Vision Press. Penn has received a Tree of Life Individual Artist Grant and fellowships from the Sharpe-Walentas Studio Program, Yaddo and MacDowell.