Nancy Popp

Nancy Popp is a multi-disciplinary artist and educator based in Los Angeles. Her performances, videos, drawings, and photographs draw upon the rich traditions of durational, corporeal performance and political intervention to explore relations between body and site, and often incorporate public and architectural spaces.

Her background as an educator over seventeen years encompasses a wide range of experience with students from primary level to graduate level at public schools, non-profit art centers, private independent schools, public and private universities. She incorporates Radical Pedagogy and the work of Paolo Friere in creating an environment for non-hierarchical, equitable learning practices.

Her exhibitions include the 2011 Istanbul Biennial (Parallel Projects); the Manifesta 9 Biennial, Belgium; the Getty Center, Los Angeles; the contemporary, Atlanta; Rowan University, New Jersey; SUNY University, New York; galleries in Los Angeles, Düsseldorf, Belgrade, and Tijuana and numerous public sites. Recent exhibitions include solo shows at Monte Vista Projects and Klowden Mann Gallery, Los Angeles as well as group exhibitions at Luckman Gallery at California State University, Los Angeles and Torrance Art Museum.

She holds degrees from Art Center College of Design, Pasadena and the San Francisco Art Institute.