Shoshana Dentz is a painter who lives and works in Brooklyn. She received her MFA from Bard College's Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts in 2004 and her BA in Fine Arts from Brandeis University in 1989. Dentz is a recipient of a Pollock Krasner Foundation Award, a New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship in Drawing and The Elaine de Kooning Fellowship in Painting at Bard College. She is a recent Finalist for the FID Prize in Drawing and for the Catherine Doctorow Prize for Contemporary Painting. She was awarded a Publishing Residency at The Lower Eastside Printshop and a residency at Art Omi. Her work was most recently featured in exhibitions at Dodge Gallery in Hudson, NY, Rochester Contemporary in Rochester, NY, The Graduate Center and at Lucien Terras, both in New York. Solo exhibitions have been held at Nicole Klagsbrun, Mixed Greens and White Columns in New York and at Angles Gallery in Los Angeles. Dentz has created site-specific paintings and drawings at The Drawing Center, Triple Candie, The Rubin Museum of Art and at The Center for Fine Arts at Wesleyan University. Museum exhibitions include PS1/MOMA, The Jewish Museum, The Rose Art Museum, The Weatherspoon Museum, Spertus Museum, Major Issues & Theology Center in Sydney, Australia and The Pera Museum in Istanbul. Dentz currently teaches at The New School/Parsons and at the School of Visual Arts.