Ila is an artist working with several media. She received her MFA from the California College of Art in San Francisco, CA and a BFA from Brown University in Providence, RI. She is currently an assistant professor in the Art Department at Appalachian State University in Boone where she teaches Art for Social Change among other courses.
Prouty creates projects that consider repetition, language, physical sensations, and death through sculptures, installations, video, public art and prints. She lives in the mountains, but grew up by the sea.
Prouty was a Resident Artist at the Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC and has exhibited at venues throughout the United States including SECCA, the Asheville Museum, and the Cape Ann Museum in Gloucester, MA.
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