Born in Connecticutt and raised in New York, Carole A. Feuerman has emerged as one of the world’s most prominent hyper-realist sculptors. Working in resin, Feuerman sculpts life-size, monumental and miniature works, painting them with hundreds of layers to achieve life-like tones. Her work has been published in three full-colored monographs and included in six museum retrospectives. Feuerman has also received numerous awards and prizes including The Betty Parson Award, the Lorenzo de Medici Prize, and First Prize at the 2008 Beijing Bienalle.
Q: What drew you to Mana Contemporary?
A: I have been using Moishe’s storage facilities for many years to store artwork and crates.
Q: When did you decide to move your studio here?
A: This month after hearing about the exciting plans for the space.
Q: How do you feel about Jersey City?
A: It’s close to Manhattan.
Q: Did you design your studio here?
A: I did. I was able to choose how and where I wanted my space.
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: I am known for my hyperrealist sculptures and have recently been exploring with interactive technology. I currently have shows in Germany and Greece, and two upcoming solo exhibitions in Italy in June.
Q: What do you like about your studio?
A: It is spacious with high ceilings. I also like the fact that it is part of Mana Contemporary and that there are artists and art services in the same center.
Q: How do you feel about being part of Mana Contemporary?
A: I feel secure and think it will be a great experience.
– Selena Ricks-Good & Tema Stauffer