Monthly Archives: February 2014

Lisa Vinebaum – Chicago, Illinois

Briefly describe the work you do. My work combines performance, sited interventions, fiber, and protest tactics. I’m interested in labor struggles past & present, modes of collective organizing, politics, and identity. More recently, I’ve also begun to explore issues of … Continue reading

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Ted Tollefson – Chicago, Illinois

Briefly describe the work that you do. My work is done entirely with cut and paste collage. I collect old papers, magazines, images, antique photos, maps, coasters, street trash and whatever else I can find and repurpose it into art. … Continue reading

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Jane Ryder – Bussey, Iowa

Briefly describe the work that you do. My paintings are a right-brained approach to observing, dissecting, and recording the objective subject matter found in the lakes, rivers, prairies, and forests of south central Iowa. As my intimacy with the land … Continue reading

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Cassandra Ott – Chicago, Illinois

Briefly describe the work that you do. My current body of work uses vintage photographs purchased from antique stores and flea markets as a foundation for drawing. I find these images intriguing because their abandoned histories are so disconnected from … Continue reading

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Peter Bonde Becker Nelson – Northfield, Minnesota

Briefly describe the work you do. Most of my work involves interviewing my friends or family, asking them about their relationships, personal experiences, and quirky perspectives on life. After the initial in-depth interview (often 2-3 hours long), I edit the … Continue reading

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Suzanne Torres – Madison, Wisconsin

Briefly describe the work you do. My work borrows elements from our constructed and natural surroundings and reinterprets them through scale and abstraction. I reference geological and architectural decomposition to create large-scale sculpture and installation utilizing unfired clay and common building materials. Channeling polar … Continue reading

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John Henry Blatter – Richmond, Virginia

Briefly describe the work you do. Over time it has become harder to pin down what my work actually is. In it’s more common manifestation, it exists as sound and/or video installation. As I create, it is my intention to … Continue reading

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Erin Smego – Chicago, Illinois

Briefly describe the work you do. I create abstract paintings and drawings, artist books, and installations. These works serve as layer of communication that I feel is often missing between the world and myself; a disconnect which I sometimes struggle … Continue reading

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Peter Morgan – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Briefly describe the work that you do. I create brightly glazed ceramic sculptures with a focus on understanding our world through examining perception, representation, and location.  The pieces frequently take the form of animals, but also draw from, food, landscape, … Continue reading

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Lindsey Wolkowicz – Brooklyn, New York

Briefly describe the work that you do. The center of my work is drawing. Generally, within the drawings an architecturally based space is constructed through line and flat areas of color. The space that is created is then either occupied … Continue reading

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