Irini Miga (b. 1981, in Larissa, Greece) lives and works in New York. She has studied at the Athens School of Fine Arts, London’s Central Saint Martins College, and received her MFA from Columbia University, New York on a Fulbright grant. Miga has been awarded residencies in several organizations including Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, The Fountainhead Residency, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council’s Workspace Program; The Drawing Center’s Open Sessions program, and The Watermill Center. Her work has been exhibited internationally. Recent shows include: Tomorrow’s Dream, at Neuer Essener Kunstverein, in Essen, Germany; Selections by Larry Ossei-Mensah at Elizabeth Dee Gallery, in New York; Scraggly Beard Grandpa, at Capsule Shanghai, in Shanghai; Good Weather Presents: The Best is the Least We Can Do, at Atlanta Contemporary, in Atlanta; Marginalia, at The Drawing Center in New York; and The Equilibrists, organized by the New Museum in New York, the DESTE Foundation in Athens and shown in the Benaki Museum in Athens, amongst others. Her work has been recently mentioned at Artforum, FlashArt, Time Out New York, Ocula, Blouin ArtInfo, and Huffington Post.

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