Bio: A native of New York City who now lives in New Jersey, Aileen Bassis holds a BA in Studio Art from SUNY Binghamton and an MA in Creative Art from Hunter College. She works in book arts, printmaking, installation and digital photography. She has been awarded multiple artist residencies including the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, Frans Masereel Center in Belgium and a Dodge fellowship to the Vermont Studio Center. She has received a fellowship from the NJ State Council on the Arts for Photography and a grant from the Puffin Foundation. Widely exhibited in galleries and universities, Bassis’ solo shows include Chashama266 in NYC, Rutgers University, University of Pennsylvania and Ohio University. Her artist books have been in group exhibits at Jersey City Museum, Noyes Museum in NJ, Suffolk Museum in VA, Jamaica Center for Arts & Learning, Queens, NY, Texas Women’s University, University of the South in TN, Printmaking Center of NJ and the Center for Book Arts, to name a few. Her artists books are in the public collections of Wellesley, Dartmouth and Lafayette Colleges, the Newark Public Library, the King St. Stephen Museum in Hungary.