Barbara Polster


Barbara Polster

Barbara Polster (b. 1987, Cleveland, OH) is an artist whose project is to trace methods of language, literature, and cognition through to a poetics of theoretical space.

Recent solo exhibitions include: High Noon_1 (Summit), GLASSBOX gallery, Seattle, WA (2016); Cape Disappointment, Forum Artspace, Cleveland, OH (2016); a [super]symmetry (2014) and superposition (2013), William Busta Gallery, Cleveland, OH. In addition, she has participated in numerous group exhibitions, including exhibitions with Field Projects Gallery (NYC) at Satellite Miami, Punch Gallery (Seattle), AIR Gallery (Brooklyn), and the Cleveland Museum of Art.

She was awarded the Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland Neznadny + Schwartz Visiting Curator Selection by João Ribas, Deputy Director & Senior Curator, Serralves. In 2016, she was the recipient of a King County 4Culture Tech Specific Grant for an upcoming installation work. Currently, she is INTERLINK Visiting Artist & Curator Program Coordinator, Writing Fellow, and contributor to F News Magazine at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. MFA 2018, School of the Art Institute of Chicago; BFA 2010, Cleveland Institute of Art.

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