Nancy Lupo, AAA, 2016. Forks (ECOSOURCE Plant Starch, Eco-gecko, Perfect Stix Green, Bambu, 120 Silver Visions Silver Serving Forks, Visions Clear Forks, Fineline Platter Pleasers, Comet Petites, Clear Sabert Serving, etc.), dental floss (RADIUS cranberry, Listerine Ultraclean, Dr. Fresh Waxed, Rite Aid Spearmint Waxed, Rite Aid Mint Waxed, CVS Waxed and Unwaxed, Well at Walgreens, etc.), pine needles, orange and mint chocolate break-apart balls (Ferrara Candy Orange Milk, Mint, Dark, Peppermint, Terry’s Chocolate Orange), 120 gum-paste carnations (extra large, large, medium, small), 4 emu eggs (half and whole), 5 rhea eggs, stress balls, fake lemons, lemons, Meyer lemons, oranges, a watermelon, a cantaloupe, a lime, a tomatillo, avocados, green and yellow Peanut M&M’s, rosemary, green twist ties, wasabi peas, Jordan almonds, 30 cabinet shelves, Magic-Sculpt, Fresh Step kitty litter, aluminum roof tar, aluminum ball chain, various lead sinkers, a corsage (sometimes), 36 Nylabone DuraChew Textured Ring Dog Chews, 23 Nylabone DuraChew Textured Ring Dog Chews (Holiday),30 Nylabone DuraChew Textured Ring Dog Chews cast in aluminum and some painted, 19 Nylabone DuraChew Medium Textured Tugs cast in aluminum. Dimensions variable. Installation view, All Always Already, 3400 West Washington Boulevard, Los Angeles, February 12–March 17, 2017. Courtesy the artist and Kristina Kite Gallery, Los Angeles.

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Nancy Lupo (b. 1983, Flagstaff, Arizona) works in Los Angeles. She received her BFA from The Cooper Union, in 2007, and MFA from Yale University, in 2011. She has had solo exhibitions at Antenna Space, Shanghai (2018); Kristina Kite Gallery, Los Angeles (2017); Musée d’art contemporain de Lyon, France (2017); Astrup Fearnley Museet, Oslo (2016); Swiss Institute, New York (2016); 1857, Oslo (2015); WALLSPACE, New York (2015); and LAXART, Los Angeles (2014), among others. Her work has been included in group exhibitions at Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (2016); Atlanta Contemporary (2016); MoMA PS1, Long Island City, New York (2014); Hammer Museum, Los Angeles (2013); and Night Gallery, Los Angeles (2013), among others. She is a recipient of numerous awards, including the Rema Hort Mann Foundation Artist Grant (2015), Foundation for Contemporary Art Emergency Grant (2013), and Virginia Commonwealth University’s Fountainhead Fellowship (2012).