Discipline: Interdisciplinary Art – performance

Autumn Knight

Discipline: Interdisciplinary Art – performance
Region: New York, NY
MacDowell Fellowships: 2018

Autumn Knight is an interdisciplinary artist working in performance, installation, and text. Recent solo exhibitions include Karnnert Art Museum (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), Art Pace (San Antonio, TX), and Project Row Houses (Houston, TX). She holds an M.A. in drama therapy from New York University, and is a 2016-2017 artist in residence at The Studio Museum in Harlem. At MacDowell, she developed performance and film/video projects with collaborator Chelsea Knight. These projects track the two artists' overlapping personal histories.



Autumn Knight worked in the Firth studio.

Originally a working barn perched atop the namesake hill of Hillcrest Farm, this building was converted to serve the arts in 1956. A grand set of windows was installed to make the large interior suitable for visual artists, bringing in abundant natural light from the north. The addition of a screened porch and accessible entrance ramp…

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