AVB Member January 2009 - October 2009
Leah DeVun is an Austin-based artist and writer whose work is concerned with the exploration of gender and identity, especially as they intersect with popular culture and the media. DeVun’s photography and drawings have shown in galleries throughout the United States, including Bow & Sparrow Gallery in Chinatown, Los Angeles, Queerfest Midwest in Chicago, Houston Center for Photography in Houston, and Orchard 47 Gallery in New York City. She has an upcoming solo show at Women and their Work, and was recently included in Arthouse at the Jones Center’s “New American Talent 24” She writes about feminist and queer culture for a number of magazines in Texas, including Artlies, Glasstire, and SPOT. She has also written for national magazines, including Wired, and she is a regular contributor to the feminist magazine Venus Zine. DeVun received her Ph.D. from Columbia University in 2004.