Nicole Eisenman is an artist living and working in Brooklyn, New York. A solo exhibition of her work will open at the Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden in Fall 2018. Her work was included in the decennial “Skulptur Project Münster” in Münster, Germany (2017). Recent exhibitions include, “Dark Light,” Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, “Dark Light,” Secession, Vienna, Austria, “Al-ugh-ories,” New Museum, New York, and “Magnificent Delusion,” Anton Kern Gallery, New York and a traveling survey exhibition, “Dear Nemesis, Nicole Eisenman 1993–2013” at The Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego (2015), The Institute of Contemporary Art, (Philadelphia, 2014), and the Contemporary Art Museum of St. Louis (2014).
She is a MacArthur Foundation fellow and was nominated into the American Academy of Arts and Letters in 2018. In 2013 Eisenman was awarded the Carnegie Prize. Her work is featured in the permanent collections of the Museum of Modern Art, New York; Kunsthalle Zürich, Switzerland; Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles; Hammer Museum, Los Angeles; SF MOMA, San Francisco; Walker Art Center, Minneapolis; and the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, among others.
Eric Fischl is an internationally acclaimed American painter and sculptor. His artwork is represented in many distinguished museums throughout the world as well as prestigious private and corporate collections, including The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Whitney Museum of American Art, The Museum of Modem Art in New York City, The Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles, St. Louis Art Museum, Louisiana Museum of Art in Denmark, Musée Beaubourg in Paris, The Paine Weber Collection, and many others. Fischl has collaborated with other artists and authors, including E.L. Doctorow, Allen Ginsberg, Jamaica Kincaid, Jerry Saltz and Frederic Tuten. His extraordinary achievements throughout his career have made him one of the most influential figurative painters of the late 20th and early 21st centuries.
Eric Fischl is a Fellow at both the American Academy of Arts and Letters and the American Academy of Arts and Science, and a Senior Critic and Board Member at the New York Academy of Art. He lives and works in Sag Harbor, NY with his wife, the painter April Gornik.
Jennifer leads XL Catlin’s Fine Art and Specie business and Broker Client Management for Global Lines. She oversees fine art, jewelers block and general specie insurance. She’s been dedicated to the highly specialized niche market of fine art underwriting for fifteen years. She also leads broker and client business development efforts for Global Lines insurance products. Prior to joining XL Catlin in 2008, she led the US Fine Art underwriting practice at QBE and held various roles in claims, settling losses and performing loss control assessments for insurance and loss adjusting firms.
Before entering the insurance industry, Jennifer held positions with the Tandem Press in Madison, Wisconsin and the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC.
Jennifer holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in art history and economics from Georgetown University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Interior Architecture from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. She is actively engaged in various arts organizations, teaches fine art underwriting courses and regularly participates in industry educational conferences. She has served as the co-chair for the Arts and Records Committee of the Inland Marine Underwriters’ Association since 2010.
Amy Sherald (American b. Columbus, GA 1973, lives Baltimore) received her MFA in Painting from the Maryland Institute College of Art (2004), BA in Painting from Clark-Atlanta University (1997), and was a Spelman College International Artist-in-Residence in Portobelo, Panama (1997). She is a recipient of the Joan Mitchell Foundation Painting and Sculpture Grant (2014), a Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant (2013), and was most recently awarded a grant in painting from Anonymous Was a Woman (2017). In 2016, Sherald was the first woman to win the Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition grand prize, for which her work will be added to the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery Collection. In the fall of 2017, Amy was commissioned to paint the official portrait of Michele Obama for the NPG; the portrait was unveiled in February of 2018.
Sherald’s work has been included in notable group exhibitions at the Studio Museum in Harlem, New York (2017), the California African American Museum, Los Angeles (2017), the Speed Museum of Art, Louisville, KY (2017), and Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, NC (2016); and moniquemeloche, Chicago (2015). A solo exhibition of new and recent works first opened at the Contemporary Art Museum, St Louis, MO in May 2018 and will travel to Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, AK and Spelman College Museum of Fine Art, Atlanta, GA. Sherald’s artist residencies include Tong Xion Art Center, Beijing, China (2008), Odd Nerdrum Private Study, Larvik, Norway (2005), Creative Art Alliance, Baltimore (2016), and most recently, the Joan Mitchell Residency, New Orleans (2017). Sherald’s work is in notable public collections, including the National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, D.C.; the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture, Washington, D.C.; Nasher Museum of Art, Durham, N.C.; Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, MO; Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, GA; the United States Embassy Dakar, Senegal;and the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery, Washington, D.C. Sherald is represented by Hauser & Wirth.