Eileen Ferara is a visual artist who incorporates a variety of media in her work, including painting, printmaking, book arts, drawing, and paper making. Her current work explores urban wild spaces and our relationship to the places we inhabit. She has exhibited her work in numerous venues in the US and Europe. Recent projects include Radunarsi, a two person exhibit at Casa Colombo in Jersey City and ‘Freed Formats: the book reconsidered’ a 2019 traveling exhibit curated by Chris Perry and Alice Walsh. She is a Winter Artist-in-resident at the Eileen S. Kaminsky Family Foundation program at Mana Contemporary. Awards include a 2017 Puffin Foundation grant for her ‘invasion’ print project on Trapa Natans L. an invasive water plant. Her work is in the collection of the William Paterson University Galleries, The King St Stephens Museum of Hungary, and various private collections.
Born in NYC, Ferara has an MFA from the School of Visual Arts and a BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design. She currently lives and works in Jersey City.