Celeste Morton

Art Discipline: 
Brooklyn, NY
United States
Dates of Residence: 
Aug 26, 2024 to Sep 27, 2024

Celeste Morton is a painter based in Brooklyn, NY and a teaching artist throughout NYC. She received her BA in film theory from the University of Vermont and her MFA in painting from the University of Delaware (2018). Her work has been shown in Philadelphia at Automat Gallery, Galleri Urbane and Martha’s Contemporary in Texas, and throughout Chicago, Brooklyn, and NYC. She co-curated the show Animal People at Tappeto Volante Projects in Gowanus, Brooklyn (2023). In 2024 she participated in CowHouse Studios Artist Residency in Wexford County Ireland. Her paintings explore animals as intermediaries between the natural and human worlds and as symbols, personifications of human characteristics, and reflections of our own nostalgia, history, and psychology.