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Abigail Simon
Current location
Brooklyn, NY
Year(s) of residency and/or fellowship
2009, Teaching Resident

Abigail Simon is an artist who uses varied strategies and materials to conduct social and aesthetic research.

Her portraits, videos and installations have been shown extensively on four continents. Her commercial work has been published and distributed world wide for over 20 years.

She attended Sarah Lawrence College, and received an MFA from the ICP/Bard Program in Advanced Photographic Studies.

She has taught critical theory and creative practices at Pratt Institute, ITP at Tisch School of the Arts/NYU, RushPhilanthropic Arts and is a core faculty member of the General Studies Program at ICP. 

In 2009, a part of the Youth Drop-in Program, Abigail Simon ran animation workshops at Eyebeam. She taught students to work with Scratch and Adobe CS to learn how to create basic animations from home computers and how to design, develop and transform characters.

Eyebeam models a new approach to artist-led creation for the public good; we are a non-profit that provides significant professional support and money to exceptional artists for the realization of important ideas that wouldn’t exist otherwise. Nobody else is doing this.

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