Antonia Contro


ANTONIA CONTRO is a multimedia artist whose work ranges from discrete objects to site-specific installations and concept-based collaborations that engage artists and practitioners from a wide range of disciplines. Her art explores the nature of knowledge, memory, and time. Contro's exhibitions include Tempus Fugit at the American Philosophical Society Museum, Ex Libris at the Chicago Cultural Center, Closed/Open at the Newberry Library, and Descry at the Museum of Contemporary Photography. Contro's work is in the collections of the Art Institute of Chicago, the Block Museum, the Fogg Art Museum, the Museum of Contemporary Art, and others. Contro was awarded a Rockefeller Foundation fellowship, an Illinois Arts Council fellowship, and a doctorate in humanities honoris causa from Lewis University.



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