George Quasha

is an artist, a poet, and a musician working across mediums to explore principles in common within language, sculpture, drawing, video, sound, installation, and performance. Solo exhibitions of “axial stones” and “axial drawings” include the Baumgartner Gallery in New York (Chelsea), the Slought Foundation in Philadelphia, and at the Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art at SUNY New Paltz. This work is featured in the published book, Axial Stones: An Art of Precarious Balance, Foreword by Carter Ratcliff (North Atlantic Books: Berkeley, 2006). In 2006 he was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in video art. His most recent work in poetry (first of six volumes of preverbs), is Verbal Paradise (preverbs), from Zasterle Press (La Laguna, Spain: 2011), (distributed in the U.S. by SPD, Berkeley, California). His new book in art writing is, An Art of Limina: Gary Hill’s Works and Writings, Foreword by Lynne Cooke, Ediciones Poligrafa (Barcelona), in collaboration with Charles Stein, (distributed by D.A.P. in the U.S.). He taught at Stony Brook University (SUNY), Bard College, New School University (Graduate Anthropology Department), and Naropa University.