(born Miami, Florida
, USA, 1974) is an American
artist living and working in Brooklyn
, New York
. She is known for creating large-scale, architectural environments that refer to the often clandestine fallout shelters and missile silos constructed during the Cold War. Within these environments, Raskin stages performances, and displays discrete art objects ranging from drawings and paintings to sculpture. Raskin studied Fine Art at Brandeis University
where she earned a BA in 1996. In 2003, she was awarded a MFA in Visual Arts from Columbia University
in New York City. In 2005, Raskin was the youngest artist to win the Berlin Prize at the American Academy in Berlin. She was an artist in residence at IASPIS in Stockholm for most of 2007 and in 2008, Raskin was an artist in residence
at the Center for Curatorial Studies Bard College.
Raskin made her New York gallery debut in May 2007 at Guild & Greyshkul
after having exhibited in various galleries and institutions including Galleria Riccardo Crespi WWW.RICCARDOCRESPI.COM, Socrates Sculpture Park
, PS1/MoMa, Kuenstlerhaus Bethanien, and Artists Space. Since then she has had solo gallery shows at Milliken in Stockholm and Reception in Berlin.
She participated in the 2008 Art Show at the Park Avenue Armory
. Her work at the Armory show was a military-like installation, referring to the... Read More