Saya Woolfalk

Saya Woolfalk (Japan, 1979) is a New York artist who uses science fiction and fantasy to re-imagine the world in multiple dimensions (sculpture, installation, painting, performance and video). She has exhibited at MoMA PS1; Deitch Projects; Contemporary Art Museum, Houston; Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati; the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago; the Studio Museum in Harlem; the Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville; Momenta Art; and Performa 09; and has been written about in Sculpture Magazine, Art forum, Huffington Post and on Art21’s blog. With funding from the NEA, her solo exhibition, The Institute of Empathy, ran at Real Art Ways from Fall 2010 to Spring 2011. Her first solo museum show The Empathics is currently on view at the Montclair Art Museum. Some of her upcoming projects are a solo show for Third Streaming as well as inclusion in group exhibitions at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts and the MCA San Diego. She is currently an artist in residence at the Simon Center for Physics and Geometry at SUNY Stony Brook.