Chelsea Knight was born in Vermont and lives and works in New York. She received her B.A. from Oberlin College and her M.F.A. from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Knight completed residencies at the Whitney Independent Study Program (2010) and the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture (2008), and was a Fulbright Fellow in Italy (2007). She was a 2011-12 Freund Fellow at Washington University in St. Louis. Knight was a 2010-11 resident at the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council Workspace program, a 2012-13 resident at Triangle Arts Association, a 2013-14 resident at Smack Mellon, and is a 2014-15 resident at Abrons Art Center’s AirSpace program. Solo exhibitions and performances include: The Brooklyn Museum, The St. Louis Art Museum, Diverseworks, Houston TX, Abrons Art Center, New York, Momenta Art, Brooklyn, Night Gallery, Los Angeles, and Julius Caesar Gallery, Chicago. Knight has exhibited and screened her work in group shows including Nouvelles Vagues at the Palais de Tokyo, Paris, Anti-Establishment at Bard CCS Hessel Museum, the Young Artists’ Biennial, Bucharest, the 10th Annual Istanbul Biennial, Werkschauhalle Gallery, Leipzig, the Michelangelo Pistoletto Foundation, Biella, Italy, Harvard University, Art in General and the Kitchen, NY.