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Babs Reingold

Venezuela-born American artist Babs Reingold creates alternate ambiguities with her wall art and installations, focusing on beauty, poverty and the environment. Her work continues to explore the nature of poverty and the environment, its barriers and its escape.

Ms Reingold has an extensive showing history in the Buffalo-New York City-New Jersey-Florida areas. Her most recent showing was in New York City at a private loft solo exhibit in Tribeca. The exhibit was from her "Luna Window" series of recent work. Also this year, she exhibited in the "The Nature of Things," at the The Drawing Rooms, Jersey City. Concurrently, she exhibited at the Feminist Art Project ten-year anniversary show at Rutgers, New Brunswick.

Ms Reingold also this year exhibited at St Petersburg Museum of Fine Arts in its "Measured Life" show, where, in conjunction, she spoke to museum Contemporary patron group. The Museum also displayed one of their recent Reingold purchases in the well received "Marks Made: Prints by American Women Artists" exhibition. The Newark Art Museum additionally counts Reingold in its collection, the work chosen after her showing in a New Jersey Arts Annual.

She additionally in June of this year received a Creative Pinellas County (FL) Artist's Grant of $5000 to further her work.

 


Forthcoming is Ms Reingold's sprawling installation, "The Last Tree," which will exhibit at Buffalo's Burchfield Penny Art Center in September. "The Last Tree" is an environmental installation, which debuted in 2013 at the ISE Cultural Foundation in Soho

Ms Reingold's solo shows include galleries in New York City, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Savannah, St. Petersburg and Buffalo. She has exhibited in numerous group shows in these cities as well as internationally. Show locales include Long Island, Connecticut, New Jersey, Florida, Pennsylvania and New York. Internationally, the show titled "Your Documents Please" traveled to four countries as well as the United States. Other museum shows include those in Jersey City, Buffalo and Tampa. She has works in countless private collections, including Savannah College of Art and Design.

Awards include those from Whitney's Barbara Haskell, patron awards from the Directors of the Albright-Knox Art Museum and an Atlantic Center for the Arts residency. Among curatorial activities, Reingold with Grace Roselli co-curated "Voyeur's Delight" at Franklin Furnace, which motivated religious picketing at the White House.

Ms Reingold received a MFA from SUNY-Buffalo and BFA degree from the Cleveland Institute of Art. She maintains studios in the greater New York area and St Petersburg FL.