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LULU EKIERT (b. 1985)

lulu.ekiert@gmail.com  | luluekiert.com | Brooklyn, NY


EDUCATION & TRAINING:

2017        SVA Summer Painting Residency

2016       One day Painting and Drawing Marathon at the Met with Peter Hristoff and SVA CE

2011       Ten week Painting and Drawing Systems with Peter Hristoff and SVA CE

2011       Certified Teacher of Proprioceptive Writing via the Proprioceptive Writing Center, Oakland, CA

2010       Three day Painting and Drawing Marathon in the Berkshires with Peter Hristoff and SVA CE

2010       One day Painting and Drawing Marathon with Peter Hristoff and SVA CE

2010       Two week trip to Peruvian Amazon to study with Shipibo Shaman

2009       Three day Painting and Drawing Marathon with Peter Hristoff and SVA CE

2009       Yoga Teacher Training in Williamsburg, Brooklyn and Koh Phangan, Thailand

2008       BA in Anthropology and Latin American Literature at New York University

2006       NYU study abroad in Accra, Ghana (research in Traditional Medicine)


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

2015 – 2017         Mindfulness Instructor for Harlem Village Academy West Elementary

2012 – 2017         Reiki Practitioner

2011 – 2017         Teacher of Proprioceptive Writing

2010 – 2017         Participant in NYFAI (RE)PRESENT: intergenerational discussion panel of women in art

2014 – 2015         Bent on Learning lead instructor (yoga teacher at NYC public schools)

2009 – 2015         Yoga and Meditation Instructor at various studios in north Brooklyn


EXHIBITIONS / PUBLICATIONS:

2017        SVA Summer Residency Open Studios

2012       “Opening” published in “The Poetry of Yoga”

2011       “Diagnostic Portrait of Jenny” appeared in the group show Eccentric Portraits at BYRDCLIFFE Kleinart/James Center of the Arts, Woodstock, NY