Joana Avillez
How to Spot an Artist, Framed

This work features Joana Avillez’s humorous in-progress illustrations of the various types of artists seen at an art fair. The cut-out pieces and captions showcase the artist’s process for creating her visual essays. Avillez’s pieces depicting the art world include commissions by Art Production Fund, the Guggenheim Museum, and New York Magazine. Joana Avillez, b. 1986, New York, received a BFA in painting from The Rhode Island School of Design, and an MFA in illustration at School of Visual Arts. She is the author of Life Dressing and illustrated Not That Kind of Girl by Lena Dunham. Her illustrations can be found in The New York Times, The New Yorker, Vogue, New York Magazine, Cosmopolitan, Refinery29, Paper Magazine, and more. Ink on paper Unique Signed 15.5 × 20.25 inches framed
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