Mindy Shapero was born in Louisville, Kentucky, and earned a BFA from the Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, in 1997. She earned an MFA from the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, in 2003. He sculptural and drawing practice is rooted in whimsy; she constructs dreamlike elaborations from the material of the mundane.
Shapero’s work has recently appeared at Orange County Museum of Art; Hirshhorn Museum; Nathalie Obadia Gallery, Paris, and elsewhere. In 2006, Shapero was the recepient of the Will-Grohmann Prize. Upcoming shows of Shapero’s work will be held at Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, in 2011 and at The Breeder, Athens, Greece, in 2012.