Georgie Friedman is an interdisciplinary artist whose projects include large-scale video installations, single and multi-channel videos and several photographic series. She investigates a wide range of phenomena including mild to severe atmospheric and oceanic conditions, along with deconstructing perceived geographic boundaries. She utilizes photography, video, sound, installation, engineering and the physics of light, all in order to create new experiences for viewers.
She has lived, worked and exhibited throughout the United States. Her speaking engagements and exhibitions include museums, universities, galleries, film screenings and public art installations. She earned her MFA from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston in conjunction with Tufts University and her BA from UC, Santa Cruz. Professionally, she has taught at Massachusetts College of Art, Boston College, and The School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, among other institutions. In recent years, she was named a "Rising star" by The Boston Globe and "One of the most exciting new-media artists in the region,” by The Boston Phoenix.
Her recent awards and commissions include, a Massachusetts Cultural Council 2013 Artist Fellowship in Sculpture/Installation, three public media art commissions (2012, 2013, 2014) for Art on the Marquee, Boston Cyberarts/Massachusetts Convention Center Authority, and a temporary public art commission for two site-specific video-installations for the Boston Harbor Island Pavilion on the Rose Kennedy Greenway (2012). Full list of awards, grants and commissions.
Recent exhibitions include, Waves & Currents, Transylvania University, Lexington, KY (2013), Moving Image Arts, The Armory Center for the Arts, CA (2012), Ripple Effect, Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA (2011-12), Above the Clouds (solo), concurrent installation at Carroll & Sons and Anthony Greaney, Boston (2011), The 2010 deCordova Biennial, Lincoln, Massachusetts. Full list of exhibitions.
She currently teaches at Boston College and MassArt.