Friday, January 9, 2009

Nava Lubelski

Clumsy, 29" x 42" x 42", thread on stained tablecloth, 2007

This weekend multi media artist Nava Lubelski is celebrating two art openings in New York City. Her solo show, Recombination opens at
LMAK Projects on Saturday Jan. 11, and she is part of a group show called Narrative Thread at Lyons Wier Ortt which opens tonight. In March, her piece Clumsy (pictured above) will be shown at ISE Cultural Foundation in a show called Global Fabrics - Common Threads

A Story About Frogs (detail), 2008, thread on stained muslin, 20" x 26"

Lubelski was born and raised in New York City and moved to Asheville three years ago. Her resume is peppered with impressive accomplishments, including a residency at the CUE Art Foundation and a grant from the Pollock-Krasner Foundation. She has exhibited work internationally and in such places as The Museum of Art and Design in NYC, and the Queens Museum of Art in Queens, NY. She is currently exhibiting one of her paper sculptures at The Weatherspoon Art Museum in Greensboro.

1997 Tax File (detail), 1/4" x 20" x 19", shredded paper and glue, 2007

Lubelski is author of the book, The Starving Artist's Way (which was recently reprinted in Korean!)
To learn more about her work, visit her website at
or watch the Art Seen Asheville episode featuring Lubelski