Leslie Rogers "Door with Character", 2019

Leslie Rogers "Door with Character", 2019

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Leslie Rogers

Door with Character, 2019
Gouache on paper
16 x 12 inches (artwork)
18 x 14 x 1 inches (framed)
Ships from: Detroit, Michigan

 

Leslie Rogers is a visual and performance artist based in Detroit. Her arts background is in puppetry and quilting, with degrees from the Maryland Institute College of Art (BFA) and Virginia Commonwealth University’s Sculpture & Extended Media program (MFA). She has shown or performed at The Hammer Museum and Human Resources in LA; Threewalls, Links Hall, and ACRE TV in Chicago; The Mattress Factory in Pittsburgh; The Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, Cave, Public Pool, Tympanum, and Wasserman Projects in Detroit; the Institute of Contemporary Art, Vox Popluli, AUX, AWFUL Wrestling, Little Berlin, Fjord, Practice, Bodega, and International House, in Philadelphia; as well as out of her van over a 9000 mile 'Merikan Merkintile tour with musician Nelly Kate. While based in Philadelphia, she was a curatorial member of Little Berlin gallery, and organized touring performances with Puppet Uprising. She was a founding member of PuppeTyranny theater collective. She has been awarded artist residencies at ACRE, Marble House, AS220, Art Farm Nebraska, Mildred’s Lane, Aunt Karen's Farm, the University Musical Society at the University of Michigan, and a three year postdoctoral research fellowship from the Michigan Society of Fellows at the University of Michigan.