Portia Munson is a visual artist who works in a variety of media including installation, painting, photography & sculpture.
Solo shows include exhibitions at PPOW Gallery, Yoshii Gallery and White Columns in NYC among others. Her work has been exhibited throughout the US, Canada & Europe in such venues as the Museum of Contemporary Art in Helsinki, Finland; the Kunstahallen Brandts Klaedefabrik,Odensec, Denmark; and in NYC at the New Museum, Ace Gallery, Exit Art, DC Moore Gallery and Affirmation Arts.
Munson has taught at the Yale School of Art, Vassar Collage and SUNY Purchase. She holds a BFA from Cooper Union and a MFA from Rutgers UV, Munson has received fellowships from Yaddo, MacDowell, Skowhegan, Fine Arts Work Center Provincetown, Art Omi, and others. Her work has been reviewed and written about in many publication including The New York Times, Art in America, Newsweek, Harper’s, USA Today, The New Yorker, Flash Art and Artforum. Portia Munson lives in the Catskill Mountains of New York with her husband Jared Handelsman and their two children.