FINLEY STUDIOS

C. Finley is known for her vibrant paintings and site-specific public art installations. Her Wallpapered Dumpsters project transforms environmental activism into unexpected beauty. Wallpapered Dumpsters is featured in Urban Interventions (Gestalten) and Stuck-Up Piece Of Crap - A Selected History of Stickers, From Punk Rock to Contemporary Art (Rizzoli). The recipient of the Eszter Cohen grant, C. Finley continues to wallpaper dumpsters and rubbish receptacles in cities throughout the world. She is one of the AOL Artists for 2012 and six of her paintings launched on AOL.com. She has also co-created the dance piece and film Finite and Infinite Games that premiered at the Judson Memorial Church in New York and at the Soho House in Los Angeles. C. Finley has shown internationally with exhibitions at Hilger Next in Vienna, Robert Fontaine Gallery in Miami, Scope Miami and New York, Aequalis Contemporary and FDA Project in Rome, High Energy Constructs and Salon Oblique in Los Angeles, Dumba Collective in Brooklyn and in 2007 was the artist-in-residence at the Treehouse Gallery, Los Angeles. Currently, C. Finley is artist-in-residence at Gai Mattiolo fashion house in Rome, Italy. C. Finley received her BFA from the Pratt Institute, New York and her MFA from California State University Long Beach. Finley lives in Rome and New York.

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