I am honored to be one of five artists awarded this grant, a collaboration between The Yale University Art Gallery and Artspace New Haven. With this support and funding, I plan to produce a body of work focused on the role of digital technology in art-making and art-viewing experiences, especially as we emerge from a year of intense digital immersion due to the pandemic.

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In conjunction with Sections, a solo show made entirely of pulpified, molded and collaged newspaper, the two will discuss the medium of paper and its changing relationship to digital media production and consumption.

"The scale and imperfect edges of Julia Rooney’s paintings at Arts+Leisure are remarkable. Affixed to the window, a handmade, colorfully agitating QR code on a two by two-foot square canvas welcomes the viewer into the gallery..."


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