Kira Lynn Harris is a New York based artist whose minimalist work often posits an intersection of the formal concerns of space, light and the phenomenological with issues of individual subjectivity. Harris works in installation, drawing, photography and video and has had solo exhibitions at Bruno Marina Gallery, Brooklyn, NY; the Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts, Wilmington, DE; and a site specific project on extended view at P.S. 1 / the Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY. She was an artist-in-residence at the Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY; the Center for Photography, Woodstock, NY; Omi International Art Center, Columbia County, NY; and the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, New York, NY. Harris has won several awards including a 2003 artist-in-residence video production grant from Harvestworks, New York, NY; California Arts Council Artist in Residence grants, Sacramento, CA; and the1998 Lorser Feitelson Emerging Artist award. Harris has been exhibiting her art widely in the past several years; her work has been shown in galleries and museums in California, New York, Miami, Texas, Washington, D.C. and Italy. Her work has been reviewed in The New York Times, Flash Art, Time Out New York, zingmagazine, the Los Angeles Times, Artweek and LA Weekly. She is a graduate of the California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA and completed the Whitney Independent Study Program at the Whitney Museum, New York, NY in 1999. This exhibition at CUE marks Harris’ first solo show in Manhattan.
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