Liz Magic Laser (b. 1981, New York, lives and works in Brooklyn, NY) earned a BA from Wesleyan University (2003) and an MFA from Columbia University (2008). She attended the Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture (2008) and the Whitney Museum Independent Study Program (2009). Her work has been the subject of solo exhibitions at Centre Pompidou, Paris, FR (2018); Jupiter Artland, Edinburgh, SC (2017); CAC Brétigny, FR (2017); Kunstverein Göttingen, DE (2016); Mercer Union, Toronto, CA (2015); Wilfried Lentz, Rotterdam, NE (2015); Various Small Fires, Los Angeles, CA (2015); Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, NY (2013); the Westfälischer Kunstverein, Münster, DE (2013); DiverseWorks, Houston, TX (2013); and Mälmo Konsthall, SE (2012). Laser’s work has also been shown at Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, DE (2019); Metro Pictures, New York, NY (2018); Swiss Institute, New York, NY (2016); Museum of Contemporary Art, Cleveland, OH (2016); The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY (2015); Le Mouvement: 12th Swiss Sculpture Exhibition ESS SPA, CH (2014); Lisson Gallery, London, UK (2013); the Moscow Museum of Modern Art, RU (2012); the Performa 11 Biennial, New York, NY (2011); the Biennial of Graphic Arts, Ljubljana, SL (2011); and MoMA PS 1, New York, NY (2010). Laser is the recipient of grants from Alfried Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach Foundation (2013), the Southern Exposure Off-Site Graue Award (2013), New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship (2012) and the Franklin Furnace Fund for Performance Art (2010). Her work is in the permanent collections of the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY; Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, D.C.; and the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, San Diego, CA.