Armory Arts Week Edition Featured Artist: Camille Eskell
Camille Eskell, The Fez as Storyteller: Magen David, Byculla, Bombay, 2012, Felt, silk, mixed media, 8"H x 24" diameter.
In her newest work, Camille Eskell explores the Baghdadi-Jewish experience in India, using the fez cap to convey the confluence of cultures that formed her family history. She exhibits her work extensively in solo and group shows throughout the U.S. and abroad, including Wales, Mexico, and South America, and her work is in public and private collections, including the Chrysler Museum of Art (Norfolk, VA, US). Ms. Eskell has received reviews in numerous publications, including The New York Times, has been awarded grants from the New York Foundation for the Arts and the Connecticut Commission on the Arts, as well as a residency with the Weir Farm National Historic Site, among others. Recent group shows presented in New York and California include Verge Art Brooklyn Art Fair, Girl Group at Arthaus, San Francisco, and Diaspora at New Century Artists in Chelsea, New York, currently on view. Eskell lives and works in the New York area. For more information please visit camilleeskell.com