Climate crisis and capitalism, labor and worth, history and healing inform Nora Hartlaub’s works in sculpture, installation, video, and performance. She resides and works in Asheville, NC, where she acts as Gallery Manager for Tyger Tyger Gallery and is part of the leadership team and farm hand for the non-profit organization Hope for Horses. Selected group exhibitions include the CAM in Raleigh, NC, Terrain Biennial, (SCENE) Metrospace, University of Michigan, Brooklyn Waterfront Artist Coalition, Torpedo Gallery, ArtFields, and Power Plant Gallery at Duke University. Solo exhibitions include The Watershed Project Space, Sylva, NC, Campus Gate Gallery, Young Harris College, GA, The Cube, Raleigh, NC, Slocumb Gallery, East Tennessee State University, and The Peanut Factory, Edenton. NC. In 2020 she was awarded a Juror’s Choice award by Nat Trotman, Curator of Performance and Media at the Guggenheim for the collaborative work “The Insurmountable Thing” as part of the NC Artist’s Exhibition. While living on the Outer Banks, she ran the OBX ART TRUCK, a mobile gallery that hosted Southeastern artists for mini-residencies who executed community engaged projects in the bed of a beat-up 1991 Ford F150. The project provided an intersection between conceptual artists and communities historically underexposed to contemporary practices in the arts through the literal and metaphorical vehicle of rural identity. Her role as a former educator and forever collaborator continues to propel her query into how to make meaningful actions and work in rapidly changing political, social, and physical environments.
2023 Changing Climate
Asheville, North Carolina USA