Foundations Lab and Operations Manager
Eleanor King is an artist and educator based in Long Island City, Queens. She has presented solo exhibitions at A.I.R. Gallery, Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Southern Alberta Art Gallery, and Diaz Contemporary; and two-person shows at 326 Gallery, Confederation Centre Art Gallery, and Eastern Edge among others. Her site-specific projects have been shown in venues across Canada and the US including the Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, Toronto’s Nuit Blanche, The Peekskill Project, the Spring/Break Art Show, Franklin Street Works, Nanaimo Art Gallery, Division Gallery, and the Hudson Valley MoCA. She has attended residencies at The MacDowell Colony, Yaddo, SOMA Mexico, and The Banff Centre; she was the Canadian Artist-in-Residence at Glenfiddich Scotland and recipient of the A.I.R. Gallery Fellowship. Her work has been featured in publications including Canadian Art, Art in America and C Magazine, and a monographic catalogue of her work was recently co-published by Kamloops Art Gallery and the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia. Eleanor is a Fulbright fellow, has been shortlisted for the Sobey Art Award, has received grants from the Canada Council for the Arts and Arts Nova Scotia, and her work is held in public, private, and corporate collections.
Eleanor is currently Foundations Operations Manager and Coordinator of the Foundations Lab at Pratt Institute, and previously held staff/faculty positions at the School of Art+Design, Purchase College and NSCAD University.
MFA – School of Art+Design, State University of New York at Purchase College
BFA – Nova Scotia College of Art and Design University (NSCAD)