Harriet Poznansky is a British Artist based in Oakland, California. She currently works from her studio in Oakland's Fruitvale neighborhood.
She grew up in St.Ives, UK and Studied Painting, Sculpture and Media at The Slade School of Fine Art, London and School of the Art Institute Chicago, SAIC.
Poznansky was artist in residence at TI 155 gallery, Treasure Island, 2017 and in 2016 Poznansky completed a month long residency and exhibition at The Flight Deck, Oakland entitled 'Attached to Machines! What Do We Do When Things Break Down?'. During the month she directed a series of events and workshops alongside her paintings in order to explore the physical, social and mental implications of brokeness and acts of fixing.
Other selected exhibitions include Simmer at Root Division, San Francisco, 'Pandiculate! The Joy of Stretching' at The Koppel Project, London, 2016, 'Autopsy of a Banquet' at Nomadic Press, Oakland, 2015, 'Water Body' at Hardy Tree Gallery, London, 2014 and 'Death and Dying' at MAG3, Vienna, 2014.
Her work has been featured in After Nyne, Eleven Eleven Journal, Aesthetica Magazine, SATE: Nomadic Press Journal, The Oakland Review, No.7 and The Mindful Pianist, Faber Music.
Poznansky publishes a trimonthly Artists to Artist Interview Series online with Nomadic Press and organises an Artist Retrospective talk series. She founded and directed The Workroom, an alternative art school, 2016 - 2017 and curated the group exhibition ‘From one World to Another’ at The Flight Deck featuring Giavanna Ortiz de Candia and An Li Liu, 2017. Poznansky ran The Flight Deck Figure Drawing Lab through 2017, that explored experimental forms of figure drawing and gender theory.