New York based artist Polly Apfelbaum’s career spans over 20 years and is punctuated by numerous international exhibitions. Primarily concerned with colour and form, Apfelbaum is well known for her floor installations using fabrics and drawing on Euclidean geometric theory. In 2012, she had four solo shows in New York and Europe. Her artwork is part of the permanent collection at MOMA and The Whitney Museum, amongst many others. As testament to her career, Apfelbaum was awarded the Joseph H. Hazen Rome Prize in 2012; a prize awarded for artistic excellence. She was awarded a six-month residency in Rome to continue her professional practice.