Framed Dimensions: 14" x 12"
Jaanika Peerna is an Estonian-born artist and educator living and working primarily in New York, NY. Her work encompasses drawing, video, light, installation, and performance, often dealing with the theme of transitions in light, air, water and other natural phenomena. Her practice as an artist and educator stems from the corporeal experience of our existence and aims to communicate an enhanced awareness of the fragility, interconnectedness and wonder of all life.She has exhibited her work and performed extensively in the entire New York metropolitan area as well as in Berlin, Paris, Tallinn, Barcelona, Venice, Moscow, Dubai, Sydney, Canberra, and Cologne. Her work is in numerous private collections in the USA and Europe and has been acquired by the Fonds National d’Art Contemporain, Paris. Her work is represented in the United States by JHB Gallery and ARC Fine Art, and in Europe by Galerie Ulf Larsson in Cologne. She was awarded the FID Grand Prize in 2016 for her work in drawing.
Signature: Work is signed
Image rights: The artist, courtesy of JHB Gallery, New York
About Jaanika Peerna
Estonian, b. 1971, based in New York, NY, United States