Virginia Overton is an American artist, born in Nashville in 1971. She lives and works in Brooklyn, New York. Overton has attended the University of Memphis in Tennessee. Virginia Overton’s work comprises installation, sculpture and photography, often beginning intuitively as a direct response to her physical presence in a particular space.
Notions of equilibrium, weight and gravity are foregrounded in her carefully balanced assemblages, which harness what she has described as the “natural push and pull in materials”.
Recent solo exhibitions include White Cube, London (2015), Freymond-Guth Fine Arts, Zurich (2015), Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami (2014), Westfälischer Kunstverein, Munster (2013-4), Kunsthalle Bern (2013), The Power Station, Dallas (2013) and the Power House, Memphis (2007).