Polly Shindler (USA, 1977) lives in the Hudson Valley with her dog, Owen. She received her M.F.A. in Painting from Pratt Institute in 2011. Shindler has shown throughout the US as well as internationally in Madrid and London. She has a solo exhibit at Jennifer Terzian Gallery, Litchfield, CT, opening in January 2022 as well as upcoming group shows at Hashimoto Gallery NYC and Auburn University. Previous solo shows include Time Management at Freight + Volume; Retreat, at Ortega Y Gasset, NY and at the project space Tennis Elbow, at The Journal Gallery. Recently, she has shown in group exhibits such as Just What Is It...?, at Cristea Roberts Gallery, London, and Five Points Gallery in Torrington, CT. The show at Underdonk, Still Lives, was featured in “Goings on About Town” in the New Yorker in September 2018. She was granted a yearlong curatorial residency at Trestle Projects in 2015. Shindler has attended residencies at Vermont Studio Center, 2013, The Wassaic Project, 2020, and Provincetown for the DNA Residency, in 2021. One of her artworks was recently chosen as the cover of the novel, Early Morning Riser, by Katherine Heiny.