Ula Einstein is as Swiss-born, inter-disciplinary artist living and working in New York City. She is best known for her use of stretching materials and tools beyond their original purpose. Her practice— exploring process, gesture, and layering, includes works on paper, sculpture, painting, objects, ongoing installation, and photography. Her work has been exhibited nationally and internationally in museums, galleries and non-profit spaces, including the Heidi Cho Gallery and the New York Center for Architecture, both in NYC; Delaware Center for Contemporary Art, Wilmington, DE, Maloney Art Gallery, College of St. Elizabeth, Morristown, NJ; Gallery of Contemporary Art, Sacred Heart University, Fairfield CT; Griffin Museum of Photography, Winchester, MA; the London Biennale; the Oakland Museum of CA, Oakland, CA; the Tryon Center for the Arts, Charlotte, NC; the McAllen International Art Museum, McAllen TX; the Museum of Vancouver, BC; the Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA; and the Zentralbibliothek, Zürich, Switzerland.
Currently Ms. Einstein’s works on paper and installation are included at the Everhart Museum of Art and Science in Scranton, PA. Her works from The Unwinding Destiny Project are included in the new publication Infinite Instances, Studies and Images of Time, published by Mark Batty Publisher, curated by Olga Ast. The book launch is September 23rd at the Robert Miller Gallery in NYC.
In December 2011, Einstein will have her first solo exhibition at Galerie d’art Adodart, Paris, France.
Einstein’s work has been featured in numerous publications and online magazines including The New York Times, the Village Voice, and both the Easthampton and Southampton Press. She is a featured artist in the White Hall film Artists in Conversation, directed and produced by Jaanika Peerna based on the exhibition Drawing Revealed, Garrison Art Center, Garrison, NY. In 2007, she sang solo on the streets of NYC in German filmmaker Dara Friedman’s collaborative Public Art Fund Project, Musical. Einstein is the recipient of three individual New York Artists’ Fellowship grants. Her fellowship residency at the Santa Fe Art Institute allowed for her first collaborative work with the public. Her work is included in many private collections internationally.