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Virginia Fleck


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Virginia Fleck was born in New York City. She began making artwork in childhood and eventually studied at Portland School of Art in Portland, Maine and at The School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, Massachusetts. In 1990 Fleck moved to Austin, Texas where she continues her work as a visual artist. Ms. Fleck has been the recipient of numerous grants and residencies including a fellowship... MORE
Artist Bio
Virginia Fleck was born in New York City. She began making artwork in childhood and eventually studied at Portland School of Art in Portland, Maine and at The School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, Massachusetts. In 1990 Fleck moved to Austin, Texas where she continues her work as a visual artist. Ms. Fleck has been the recipient of numerous grants and residencies including a fellowship for a residency and exhibition in Havana, Cuba. Since 2002 Fleck has been working exclusively with recycled plastic bags creating site specific ecologically conscious art works that have been commissioned for several high profile green building projects including the US Embassy in Rwanda, Whole Foods World Head Quarters in Austin TX, LeBonheur Children’s Hospital in Memphis TN and Dell Children’s Hospital in Austin TX -the first hospital in the world to attain LEED platinum certification. Fleck’s work has been exhibited at Art Forum Berlin, Pulse Miami and New York and Arte Fiera in Bologna Italy. Her work appears in many prestigious collections including the Marino Golinelli collection in Bologna, Italy. Ms. Fleck’s work has been written about and reviewed on the web and in many paper publications including America Craft Magazine, Public Art Review, Sculpture Magazine, Metropolitan Home, Western Interiors and Design, Austin Home, Glasstire, Kopenhagen.dk, Voice of Germany, Apartment Therapy, MoCo Loco, Houston Press, Houston Chronicle, and the Dallas Morning News.

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