Carol Prusa, born and raised on the south side of Chicago, is a Professor of Art at Florida Atlantic University, where she was named Scholar of the Year in 2011. Prusa has exhibited extensively throughout the United States and internationally, including an astonishing twelve solo exhibitions and twenty-eight curated group exhibitions in just the last five years. She has been awarded visual arts fellowships from the South Florida Cultural Consortium, the State of Florida and the Howard Foundation through Brown University. Her work is in the permanent collections of the Miami Art Museum, Museum of Art – Ft. Lauderdale, Arkansas Arts Center, Daum Museum of Contemporary Art and Telfair Art Museum, University of Wyoming Art Museum, among others. Prusa’s work traveled in the Triennial Exhibition of German and American Artists curated by the American Museum of Arts and Design, NYC, exhibited at the Museum for Angewandte Kunst – Frankfurt and at the Museum of Arts and Design. Solo museum exhibitions include the Arkansas Arts Center, University of Maine Museum of Art, Museum of Contemporary Art – Jacksonville, Lakatamia Municipalia – Nicosia, Cyprus, and the Polk Museum of Art. She has shown at the DeCordova Museum – Boston, Frist Center for the Arts – Nashville, Evansville Art Museum – Indiana, Museum of Art – Ft. Lauderdale, Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art – North Carolina, Telfair Museum of Art – Georgia, Tomio Koyama Gallery – Tokyo, Kentler International Drawing Space – Brooklyn and the Boca Raton Art Museum in Florida. Prusa is represented by Bernice Steinbaum Gallery in Miami, where she has had several one-person shows.
Prusa is represented by Bernice Steinbaum Gallery – Miami, Jennifer Kostuik Gallery – Vancouver, Jenkins Johnson Gallery – San Francisco and New York City and Tinney Contemporary – Nashville. The Art Economist Magazine featured Prusa as “an artist to watch” in their June 2011 issue.
Prusa will demonstrate her silverpoint technique in the Cora Miller Gallery at 3pm. That will be followed by a reception with refreshments and live music in the Wolf Hall lobby at 5pm and she will lecture about her work in DeMeester Recital Hall at 6:30pm.