Art alumna Audrey Barcio receives Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant

Apr. 17, 2019

We are proud of our MFA Art  alum Audrey Barcio (Art '16) who recently received a Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant! 

The New York–based Pollock-Krasner Foundation announced the winners of grants to artists as seen on this Art News article.

The foundation’s average grants to artists range from $25,000 to $30,000, with funds conferred to support new work, exhibition preparation and production, fellowships, residency programs, and other expenses. The latest grantees hail from 17 countries.

Audrey Barcio is an American artist who explores notions about work, labor, action, thought, and heritage, and their relationships to the human condition. Barcio received her BAE from Herron School of Art and Design and her MFA from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. She attended the Pont-Aven School of Contemporary Art in Brittany, France, and completed a Vermont Studio Center residency in 2017. Her work has been published in New American Paintings and has been featured in multiple group exhibitions around the U.S., including Art in America at the Art Miami Satellite Fair, ART IN CONTEXT: Selections from the Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art Collection, Las Vegas, NV, and GLAMFA at UC Long Beach. Recent solo exhibitions include Syracuse University, New York, the Las Vegas Government Center, Las Vegas, NV, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and Tube Factory Art Space, Indianapolis, IN. Barcio's work is included in several public and private collections, including that of the Barrick Museum of Art. She lives and works in Chicago.