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Anne Percoco

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Collages made of images from NY and NJ phone books ads.
Inspired by the contrast between tidy gardens and this unkempt hillside, I planted a spherical shrub in the midst of the weeds.
Double-sided accordion book inspired by domesticated plant-life.
Cloud made of plastic bottles which brought to life a local myth in Vrindavan, India.
I created a protective outer layer for the house of a migrant family in Partapur, India.
Artist's Statement

I make art not by creating something new, but by reorganizing what’s already there. My process is resourceful, responsive, and playful. I spend as much time
exploring and researching as I do making. I respond to my immediate surroundings, especially to found materials, so my work is often tactile and
textured. Each material has unique formal properties, as well as historical, cultural, and environmental resonances.

My site and community based work keeps me grounded; I enjoy the challenges of working with and for a diverse audience. When making work for gallery settings, I enjoy greater focus and control.


Anne Percoco earned her M.F.A. from Rutgers University in 2008. She was received fellowships or awards from the Asian Cultural Council (2008), the Vermont Studio Center (2009), A.I.R. Gallery (2010) and the Bronx Museum's AIM Program (2012). She has presented solo shows at Chitrakala Parishath College of Fine Art (2009, Bangalore, India), A.I.R. Gallery (2011, Brooklyn), and NURTUREart (2012, Brooklyn). She lives and works in Jersey City.