MFA, 2006, University of Chicago; BA, 2003, Ecology/Art, Evergreen State College; BFA, 2001, University of Wisconsin Eau Claire. Exhibitions: Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, The Smart Museum Chicago, UIC Gallery 400, Hyde Park Art Center, ThreewallsSOLO, Museum of Contemporary Craft Portland, Park Avenue Armory New York, Eyebeam New York, Soap Factory Minneapolis. Publications: The Progressive, Chicago Tribune, Proximity, AREA Chicago. Bibliography: D. Tucker, Immersive Life Practices, 2014; A. Kettle, Collaboration Through Craft, 2014; S. Keeler, Service Media: Is it Public Art or is it Art in Public Places?; S. Smith and Victor Margolin, Beyond Green: Toward a Sustainable Art, 2007. Awards: Visiting Artist: Anderson Ranch, ACRE, Harold Arts; VCCA Residency Fellowship; 3Arts Artist Award.
I use conscious processes of carpentry, wood-working, and repair as a time-based method, inherited building materials or other exhausted objects as material, and create works that aim to expose the complex ways in which things and people are suspended in worlds together.
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