June Glasson is an artist and designer that lives in Laramie, WY. She was born in Oyster Bay, NY in 1979 and received her B.A./B.F.A. from Cornell University in 2002. Her paintings have been exhibited at the Nicolaysen Museum in Casper, The National Portrait Gallery in London, Nature Morte Gallery in Berlin, and various New York and stateside galleries. They have also appeared in The Wall Street Journal, New American Paintings, The Paris Review, Guernica Magazine, People Magazine, Domino, Asymptote Magazine, SAND Journal, and Diner Journal. She is also the co-found of the Wyoming Art Party.
Glasson uses portraiture and found objects to create work that explores gender and ideas about the “American West.” Through drawing, painting, and installation, her work often deploys iconic “western” imagery—buffalo, weaponry, truck nutz, etc.—to investigate dominant narratives about the region, narratives that often ignore its complicated and violent history. Simultaneously, her work also reflects her personal relationship with the landscape, people, and culture of Wyoming - a place that is both exotic and home.