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Virginia Colwell works in a range of media including drawings, video, sound art, and multimedia installations. Currently she is producing a series of works that examines both the role of archives in contemporary history and the tension between personal memory and public history.
Colwell did her undergraduate studies in fine art in the United States before moving to Barcelona, Spain to work with the Metropolis Masters Program in Architecture and Urban Studies. While pursuing her masters degree with Metropolis she was awarded a two year artist-in-residence at the prestigious multimedia art center Hangar.
Presently she lives in the United States and has been awarded a fellowship by the Ohio State University to pursue further interdisciplinary study of architecture and sculpture. Her work has been shown throughout the United States, Spain, and Mexico.