Iris Lavy is a multidisciplinary artist, with education in music and art. She is currently focused on painting and collage, and also explores using recycled materials, creating environmental statements with sculptures and installations made from post consumer materials, incorporating recycled with photography, paint and collage.
Iris won awards and exhibited her art in solo and group shows in New York City, in galleries, such as Gallery Gaia in DUMBO, Brooklyn, (Disposition, solo show, 2015), alternative spaces – Irondale Theater Gallery in Fort Green, Brooklyn (Journey, solo show, 2016), art fairs – Fountain Art Fair (with Hullabaloo collective, 2014), and museums – MoMA PS1 (Art Amnesty, group show, 2015)
She currently lives and works in Brooklyn, New York.
Selected solo and group shows, awards:
2018: Upcoming open studio show in October, in Brooklyn, New York.
2018: “Back to the Garden” a pop-up group show at the former Gaia Gallery space in Brooklyn, NY. May-June
2017: Open Studio Solo exhibition with Flatbush Artist Studio Tour (FAST) opened October 22nd
2016: “Journey” Solo show at Irondale Theater Gallery in Fort Green, Brooklyn, NY. August 3rd – October 3rd
2015: “Disposition” Solo show at Gallery Gaia in Brooklyn, NY, July 1st-30th
2015: Tin Cup group show at Gaia gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2015: Art from Detritus, group show at Viridian Gallery, Chelsea, NYC
2015: MoMA PS1 “Art Amnesty” group show, Queens, NYC
2014: NYC Art Fair, group show
2013: Fountain Art Fair, New York, NY, With the Hullaballoo collective
2012: Greenpoint Gallery, Brooklyn, NY. Group show
2010: Rabbit Hole Gallery, Brooklyn, NY. Group show
2009: “Submerged (Bill Evans)” chosen as station logo for a year, on JAZZ89 KUVO Denver Public Radio
2007: Cafe on Court, Solo show, Brooklyn, NY.
1995: Red Dot Awared at Phyllis Harriman Mason Gallery. Group show at the Art Students League, NY, NY
1994-1995 The Art Students League, NYC.
1989-1992 Rimon School of Jazz and Contemporary Music, Ramat Hasharon, Israel