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Esartia works and lives in Brooklyn, NY. Out Of The Cave is her second solo exhibition with Marisa Newman Projects, after Ich habe meinen Regenschirm vergessen (I have forgotten my umbrella), in 2018.  Esartia received an MA from Christie’s Education, New York, in 2013, and a BFA from SAIC (School of the Art Institute of Chicago) in 2001. In 2019, Esartia was a visiting professor at VA[A]DS at Free University of Tbilisi, Georgia. Same year, she completed a residency program with Ria Keburia Foundation, Kachreti, Georgia, and participated in Oxygen_Tbilisi No Fair, with an interactive sculptural installation titled A.I.T.Y.H.A.S.I.T.O. (Anger Implies That You Have A Stake In The Outcome), which was performed by her students from VA[A]DS. Right before taking the teaching position in Tbilisi, Esartia partook in a group show, Paper Chase, at Marisa Newman Projects, where she presented her watercolor works on paper. In 2018, Esartia participated at Tbilisi Art Fair. Since 2017, she has been involved in an ongoing project Mémoires d'éléphants, with Jean-Paul Sidolle, Nantes, France.  In 2016, her work was included in a group show Paper Plains, at Galerie Kornfeld, Berlin, Germany.  Esartia has participated in group exhibitions, 2015 Forget Me Nots, Bunker, Brooklyn, NY.,2014,  Line of Sight, Gallery MC, New York, NY, 2013 Reaching U, New York Palace Hotel,, NY and Hort Foundation Auction, New York NY, 2009 Re-Fashion: plastic bag, Em & Co, Los Angeles, CA.  2005, No Speed Bumps! No Seat Belts! ADM projects, Santa Monica, CA and 2002 RE:CONTEXT, Chicago, IL.