Aliza Nisenbaum was born in 1977 in Mexico City, Mexico, and lives and works in Harlem, New York. Her early work consists of small, intensely painted still-lifes of flowers and large, delicate, yet colorful abstractions. In 2012, Nisenbaum began working as an art and English teacher at Tania Bruguera’s project, a community center called Immigrant Movement International (IMI); there, she painted intimate portraits of the Mexican and Central American immigrants who frequented the space.

Patricia Treib was born in Saginaw, MI, and lives and works in Brooklyn. Solo exhibitions have been held at Kate MacGarry, London (2019); Galerie Nordenhake, Stockholm (2018); Bureau, New York (2017); Galería Marta Cervera, Madrid (2016). Recent group exhibitions include Le realtà ordinarie, curated by Davide Ferri, at the Palazzo de Toschi, Bologna (2020), and The Samovar, Overduin & Co., Los Angeles (2019). She has participated in residencies at the American Academy in Rome (2017), the Dora Maar House (2014), MacDowell (2013), and was a recipient of the 2017 Artadia Award and a 2020 Guggenheim Fellowship.

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