MPA, Untitled Red #5, 2015. Inkjet print. 7 x 7 in. (17.8 x 17.8 cm). Courtesy the artist.


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MPA (b. 1980, Redding, California) works in Twentynine Palms, California. MPA received her BA in liberal arts from Hampshire College, in 2004, and completed the La MaMa Performing Arts Program at Trinity College, in 2002. She has had solo exhibitions at the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York (2016) and the Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston (2016). She has exhibited and performed at Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions (2016); TBA Festival, Portland, Oregon (2015); Paco das Artes, São Paulo (2014); Museum of Art and Design, New York (2012); Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam (2012); Swiss Institute, New York (2012); and Center for Performance Research, Brooklyn (2010), among others. MPA has had residencies in Woodridge, New York (2010); Stockholm, Sweden (2010); Nottingham, England (2007); and Oaxaca, Mexico (2006). She is a recipient of the Grants to Artists Award from the Foundation for Contemporary Arts (2012).