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In addition to his staple installations, Gibson intends to populate the American pavilion with Indigenous poets, performers, and musicians.

Alum Tizziana Baldenebro (MArch 2018) is helming the United States Pavilion at the 2023 Venice Biennale Architettura.

Assistant Professor Salvador Jiménez-Flores was recently featured in the Chicago Sun Times for completing his sculpture Caminantes, a nine-foot tall celebration of the immigrant experience in Little Village.

Amber Bay Bemak (MFA 2006), Maura Brewer (BFA 2006), Maris Curran (MFA 2006), Jac Jemc (MFA 2008), Martine Syms (BFA 2007), and Sheri Wills (MFA 1992, MA 1996) are among this year's fellows. 

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Sculpture Dialogues: Elaine Byrne with Lexi Herman and Miranda Ribeiro-Vecino
Wednesday, April 20, 2022

Elaine Byrne's research-based practice examines overlooked histories, historical texts and artworks as a platform to mobilize history as it relates to current political and social concerns by engaging in archival materials, individual and collective narratives, and histories that span cultural and national borders. 

Sculpture Dialogues: Brian Holmes with Serena JV Elston and Rudolf Lingens
Wednesday, April 6, 2022

Brian Holmes is an essayist and artist working on issues of political ecology. Holmes uses open-source geographic information systems (GIS) to produce online multimedia maps combining artworks and scientific knowledge, in order to create a territorial frame for artistic research.

Sculpture Dialogues: Kate Sierzputowski with Katie Rauth and Lisa Bjornstad
Sunday, November 7, 2021 

Kate Sierzputowski is a curator, writer, and arts organizer based in Chicago. Sierzputowski produces exhibitions and installations that ask participating artists to work outside of their typical practice constructs. She is currently the Programming Director at EXPO CHICAGO.

Sculpture Dialogues: Lori Waxman
Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Art critic Lori Waxman is also the author of a book on the history of walking art, a mother of two children, an artist's wife, an avid swimmer and cyclist, a good enough gardener, and someone who prefers to read fiction over fact in her spare time.

Sculpture Dialogues: Eliza Myrie
Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Myrie's work explores site and labor through generational inheritance, gender, and authorship. As a sculptor and printmaker, dimension, volume, and examination of how representation and subjectivity are lost/gained via physical and conceptual processes are central to her work. Cofounder of The Black Artists Retreat [B.A.R.]; Exhibitions include Arts Club Chicago; Gallery 400; Vox Populi; MCA & New Museum.