June August

     From the American midwest and living in Boston, June August makes multidisciplinary artworks integrating printmaking, installation and performance.  Awards of artist residencies and exhibitions in the USA, Ireland, France, Finland, Germany, Belgium and Japan have shaped her work.  She was awarded a Fulbright to France, 1992.  An MFA graduate of the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston/ Tufts University, she was a research fellow for one year, 2001-2002 at Tokyo National University of Fine Arts.  In 2008 she had a Visiting Artist grant to Cork, Ireland.  In 2010 she was visiting artist at Edinburgh Printmakers, Scotland.  She had a solo show at NKG gallery in Boston's SOWA in February 2011.  The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston bought one of her prints for their permanent collection in 2009.  Her work is also in the collections of the Boston Public Library and the Royal Museum of Fine Arts, Antwerp.  Known for addressing issues of cultural politics, her art has appeared in venues worldwide including:  Museo d'Art Moderna, Rio de Janeiro; Waino Aaltonen Museum, Finland;  McDonough Museum, Ohio; Portland Museum of Art, Maine; Musee Cagnes-Sur-Mer, France; Orangerie-Volksgarten, Cologne; and International Print Center, New York.