Hon. Doctorate Human Letters, Northern Illinois University, 2014; BFA, 1975, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC; MFA, 1978, Northern Illinois University, Dekalb, IL. Public Projects: Lead Artist for Design Team on The 606 Park & Trail; Fruit Futures Initiative, Gary; Diaspore, Urban Ag for City of Lima, Peru; Embedded Artist Project, City of Chicago and Department of the Environment; Places with a Future Charleston SC, Lincoln Park Conservatory Great Garden, Chicago; Superorg, Cleveland, Ohio; AMD Pollution Remediation Plan, NEA and Office of Surface Mining, Murray City, Ohio. Exhibitions: Kochi Biennieal, Vinnistu Art Museum, ESTONIA; Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago; Center of Polish Sculpture, Oronsku, POLAND; Brooklyn Museum of Art; Kohler Arts Center; Drawing Center; National Gallery. Bibliography: Sculpture; Art in America; Artforum; frieze. Awards: A Blade of Grass Fellowship; Burnham Prize, Tiffany Foundation; NEA; Illinois Arts Council
A Blade of Grass Fellowship 2016Public Art Review: "Portrait of the Artist as a Leader"The Schuylkill Center: "Post Normal Art"WBEZ interview: Bloomingdale TrailThe Conversation: Frances WhiteheadArt/Science: Slow CleanupPublic talk on YouTubeGrist profileCreative Community Lab OrchardEmbedded Artist: Double Agent
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