Larassa Kabel



Larassa Kabel is a multi-media artist, best known for her large-scale prints and drawings of falling horses in the series Any Minute Now. In addition to drawing, printmaking, and painting, Kabel recently created her first performance piece, “Bystander,” and has began experimenting with encaustics and casting metals. She works with photographer Ben Easter on multiple collaborative photographic projects, including the Security Blanket series; together, they are The Belle Mort Collective. Her curatorial work with Moberg Gallery comprises UpSpeak and beyond nature. Kabel earned her BA from Iowa State University (Ames, IA). Her commissions include the White House Christmas card for President and Michelle Obama in 2012. Awards include a 2017 United States Artist Fellowship nomination, and a 2017 Design Achievement Award, Iowa State University Alumni Association; a 2016 Joan Mitchell Foundation nomination, and a 2016 David Hurd Innovator in the Arts Award; and a 2015 Artist Fellowship, Iowa Arts Council. She has exhibited in solo and group shows across the US, and her work can be found in numerous collections, including the Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, IA; and Bankers Trust Corporate Collection, Des Moines, IA.

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