Immi Storrs | Biography

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New York-based artist Immi Storrs is best known for her powerful and refined sculptures inspired by animals such as horses, sheep, and birds. Storrs portrays these familiar animals in a highly stylized - at times even playful - manner. A versatile sculptor, Storrs creates both indoor and outdoor works, in a variety of sizes and mediums.
Since the early 1970s, Immi Storrs has shown in numerous solo and group exhibitions. Recent solo exhibition venues include Cambridge Art Association, Cambridge, Massachusetts; Hurlbutt Gallery, Greenwich, Connecticut; and Dillon Gallery, New York. Recent group exhibition venues include The National Academy Museum, New York; Tribeca Fine Arts, New York; and the White House, Washington, D.C.
Immi Storrs has been the recipient of many awards, including the Speyer Prize from the National Academy and the National Sculpture Society prize. She has also received many grants, including from the E. D. Foundation three times. She is a member of several artists' organizations, including the Century Association, the National Academy Museum, and the Sculptors Guild.
Examples of Immi Storrs's work can be found in various private and public collections around the country, including the Albany Museum, Albany, Georgia; the Snite Museum, Notre Dame, Indiana; the National Academy Museum, New York; and the National Museum for Women in the Arts, Washington, D.C.