A.K. A.K. Burns

Part-time Lecturer

A.K. Burns is an interdisciplinary artist who lives and works in Brooklyn, NY. Utilizing video, sculpture, performance, installation and collaboration, Burns produce queries into the social and political constructs that give form and meaning to contemporary notions of the body. Burns has exhibited both collaborative and solo works internationally, most recently at the Tate Modern, London; The Andy Warhol Museum, PA; Göteborgs Konsthall, Sweden; Portland Institute of Contemporary Art, OR; Project Arts Centre, Dublin, Ireland; and Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, CA; The Museum of Modern Art, The Artists Institute, Sculpture Center, and The Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, all in New York. She is a co-founder and current board member of the artists activist group Working Artists and the Greater Economy (W.A.G.E.). Burns is a recipient of the 2015 Creative Capital Foundation Visual Arts Award and her work can be found in several public collations including the Museum of Modern Art, NY; Los Angeles County Museum of Art, CA and The International Center of Photography (ICP), NY. Burns received an MFA from Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts at Bard College and a BFA from Rhode Island School of Design. A.K. Burns is represented by Callicoon Fine Arts, NY.