Laura Parnes is a multiplatform, lens-based artist whose work has been screened and exhibited throughout the United States and internationally at venues including the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco; Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus; the Museum of Modern Art and Fashion Institute of Technology, New York; Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona, Spain; Institute of Contemporary Art Philadelphia; International Film Festival Rotterdam; Deste Foundation for Contemporary Art, Athens; MassArt Film Society, Boston; Overgaden-Institute for Contemporary Art, Copenhagen; and CinemaTexas in Austin. Participant Press published a book of her scripts, Blood and Guts in Hollywood: Two Screenplays by Laura Parnes (2009), and Video Data Bank published a box set of her works. She is the recipient of a Creative Capital Award, New York Film Academy Fellowship, and John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship. Parnes has lectured as a visiting artist at numerous institutions, including Harvard University, Columbia University, and the University of California, Los Angeles; and served as visiting critic at Yale University. She previously taught at the School of Visual Arts, Parsons School of Design, Cooper Union, and Bennington College, among others.
BFA, Tyler School of Art, Temple University. At Bard since 2019.