Virginia Broersma is a Los Angeles-based artist whose work focuses on figurative painting and the representation of bodies at leisure. Her engagement with the art community involves curating, writing, collaborative projects, public art, and organizing support for artists along with her studio practice. Broersma’s work has been exhibited at museums, galleries and alternative spaces in Los Angeles, Berlin, Tokyo, New York, and Chicago among other US and international cities. Recent projects have been shown at the Wignall Museum of Contemporary Art and the Museum of Latin American Art.
Broersma has received several grants from cities as well as private foundations including the City of Chicago and the Mozaik Foundation. Additionally, Broersma takes on select curatorial and writing projects that relate to her interests in the studio and in 2016 was jointly selected for the Emerging Curators Program at Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions (LACE). Recent press has included articles and reviews in CARLA and Artillery Magazine, and her published writing projects have included features on video artist Rabyn Blake, DIY Projects in Los Angeles, and various exhibition catalogue essays and interviews with artists.