Competition: US & Canada
Autumn Knight is a New York-based interdisciplinary artist working with performance, installation, video and text. Her work has been presented at various institutions including Krannert Art Museum (IL), Project Row Houses (Houston, TX); On the Boards (Seattle, WA) Human Resources, Los Angeles; Akademie der Kunste, Berlin, Portland Institute for Contemporary Art, Western Front (Vancouver), Shedhalle (Zurich), MCA Chicago and The Kitchen (NYC). Her performance work, WALL, is the first live performance work in the permanent collection of the Studio Museum in Harlem. Knight participated in the 2019 Whitney Biennial as a performance and video artist. She is the recipient of various awards and fellowships: Artadia Award (2015) , Art Matters Grant (2018), Rema Hort Mann Foundation Award (2019), Anonymous Was a Woman Award (2021), Foundation for Contemporary Arts Grant (2022), 2021-2022 Nancy B. Negley Rome Prize in Visual Art and a Guggenheim Fellowship (2022).