Ian Gerson

Ian Gerson is a multidisciplinary artist and educator born in Houston, TX and currently based in Atlanta, GA. Utilizing sculpture, installation, painting, and performance their recent work draws inspiration from science fiction and queer nightlife spaces as modes to imagine and enact alternate ways of being and finding a sense of self.

Ian has participated residencies at Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, MacDowell, Millay Colony, Bronx Museum AIM Fellowship, Snug Harbor Artist Residency Program, AIR Gallery, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council’s Swing Space, and Socrates Sculpture Park, and has received a New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship and a Foundation for Contemporary Art Grant. Ian has taught at Wake Forest University and Virginia Commonwealth University, and Socrates Sculpture Park. Ian holds an MFA in Sculpture + Extended Media from Virginia Commonwealth University and a BFA in Studio Art from the University of Texas at Austin.