Shimon Attie

Visiting Adjunct Professor (Fall 2023)

Shimon Attie is an internationally-renowned visual artist whose artistic practice includes creating site-specific installations in public places, accompanying fine art photographs, and immersive single- and multiple-channel video and mixed-media installations. Much of Attie’s work explores how a variety of contemporary media may be used to re-imagine new relationships between space, time, place, and identity.

Shimon Attie’s work has been shown in group and solo exhibitions in museums and galleries around the world, including at New York’s Museum of Modern Art, the Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, the Centre Pompidou in Paris, and the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC, among many others. Six monographs and several films have been produced on his work. He is the recipient of numerous fellowships, including the Guggenheim, The Rome Prize, Harvard University’s Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Lee Krasner Award for lifetime artistic achievement. Attie has held numerous teaching positions and fellowships, including the inaugural Charles C. Bergman Endowed Visiting Professor in Studio Art at Stony Brook University (2020-2022).

Longer bio and CV available on the artist’s website:

Shimon Attie artwork