Cynthia Eardley




Her figurative sculptures have been shown in solo and group exhibitions in galleries and museums nationwide, including the Monique Knowlton Gallery, Museum of South Texas, Huntsville Museum, New Museum of Contemporary Art, Sideshow Gallery, Ceres Gallery and Rhonda Schaller Gallery. Her work has been discussed in numerous publications including The New York Times, Sculpture, The Village Voice, The Nation, Sculpture Review and ARTnews, where   her figurative sculpture was featured in “The New Realism.” She is the former co-founder and co-director of the architecture/public arts group SITE, Inc. Her trompe-l’oeil design for Best Products (Richmond, VA) titled the “Peeling Project” was the first in a series by SITE that was reviewed and exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art (New York) and worldwide. The 2005 monograph SITE: Identity in Density features several examples of her early architectural work. She currently teaches sculpture and anatomy at the New York Academy of Art (New York) and has taught at Pratt Institute (New York), the University of the Arts (Philadelphia) and the Newark Museum School (Newark). Eardley has participated in numerous   lectures and arts conferences nationwide. Her writings on art have been published in Bomb Magazine, Women’s Caucus on Art National Update and The Brooklyn Rail.

"The figure is nothing unless you can twist it around like a strange miracle."

Willem De Kooning

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