Leah Beeferman
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Leah Beeferman works with digital image-making, video, text, and sound. Her work explores and abstracts the shifting relationships between measurement and uncertainty as they relate to landscape and weather at a variety of scales.

She has had solo exhibitions at Rawson Projects, New York; Sorbus, Helsinki; CO-OPt, Texas; and Arcade on Stadium, Utah. Recent two-person or group exhibitions include Helsinki Art Museum, Finland; Smack Mellon, Brooklyn; Fiskars Village Biennial, Finland; Sirius Arts Centre, Ireland; SOLU, Helsinki; The Anderson, Richmond. Upcoming solo exhibitions include Penumbra, New York; and Peeler Art Center, Indiana (both 2024).

Beeferman has participated in many residencies including LMCC Workspace, New York; The Arctic Circle, Svalbard; Tiputini Biodiversity Research Station, Ecuador; Climate Whirl/Hyytiälä Forest Research Station, Finland; ArsBioarctica, Finland; Mustarinda, Finland; Digital Painting Atelier, OCAD, Toronto; and Sirius, Ireland. Her work has been discussed in publications such as BOMB, Objektiv, Temporary Art Review, Art in Print, Rhizome, and ArtPulse. She has written artist texts for Contemporary Art Stavanger and Taupe Magazine. In 2022, Rooftop Press (Helsinki) published a written conversation between Beeferman and artist Tuukka Kaila: If you show me what you know, can I tell you what I see? In 2016 she published Triple Point, an artist book, with Lodret Vandret (Copenhagen).

Beeferman received an MFA from Virginia Commonwealth University (2010) and a BA from Brown University (2004) and was the recipient of a Fulbright Scholar Grant to Finland (2016-17). Beeferman is now based in Providence, where she teaches at the Rhode Island School of Design.