Course Faculty Archive 2012

Josie Gluck

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Gluck holds a BA in Art from Union College and received her MFA in Studio from the Designed Objects department at SAIC in 2011. She has studied craft in the form of glassmaking, organizing and thinking at the Appalachian Center for Craft, the Pilchuck Glass School, the Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, and the Penland School of Crafts. Josie has worked in glass studios around the world, including Finland, Turkey and Japan, and has years of teaching experience and an assistant and lead instructor. She currently lives and works in her shared studio in West Grove, PA.

Course: Beginning Glassblowing, Beginning Glassblowing for 2 weeks, and Beginning Glassblowing

Josie Gluck

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Gluck holds a BA in Art from Union College and received her MFA in Studio from the Designed Objects department at SAIC in 2011. She has studied craft in the form of glassmaking, organizing and thinking at the Appalachian Center for Craft, the Pilchuck Glass School, the Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, and the Penland School of Crafts. Josie has worked in glass studios around the world, including Finland, Turkey and Japan, and has years of teaching experience and an assistant and lead instructor. She currently lives and works in her shared studio in West Grove, PA.

Course: Beginning Glassblowing, Beginning Glassblowing for 2 weeks, and Beginning Glassblowing

Mike Rossi

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BFA, Northern Michigan University; MFA, Cranbrook Academy of Art. Studio artist
Teaching Experience: Ox-Bow School of Art (Saugatuck, MI), Kalamazoo College (MI), Smartshop Metal Arts Collective, (MI)
Exhibitions: The New Steel v.2 (National Ornamental Metal Museum, Memphis), Bloom (Brookfield Craft Center, CT), All About Me (Open/end Gallery, Chicago); FERRO 2005 participant, Vechta, Germany
www.rossimetaldesign.com

Course: Blacksmithing: Sculptural Forms, Blacksmithing: Sculptural Forms, Blacksmithing: Sculptural Forms, Out of Thin Air, and Blacksmithing: Sculptural Forms

Andrew Winship

Andrew Winship

Andrew received his M.F.A. from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (1998) and his B.F.A. from University of Michigan School of Art and Design, Ann Arbor, MI (1995). He is an Associate Professor in Painting, Printmaking, and Graduate Studies at Herron School of Art and Design, Indianapolis, IN, and has taught for Indiana University Bloomington, Depaul University, and S.A.I.C.. He is an active professional and an exhibits nationally/internationally including Kumu Art Museum, Tallin, ESTONIA, Grand Rapids Art Museum, MI; Muskegan Museum of Art, MI, Roots and Culture Contemporary Arts Center, Chicago, IL, and ARTBOX, Indianapolis, IN.  His work is housed in select national and international collections.

Course: Etching, Etching (1-week), Etching (2-week), Etching, Etching for 2 weeks, Portrait as Starting Point, Etching—1 Week Long, 1st Week, and Etching—2 Weeks Long

Andrew Winship

Andrew Winship

Andrew received his M.F.A. from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (1998) and his B.F.A. from University of Michigan School of Art and Design, Ann Arbor, MI (1995). He is an Associate Professor in Painting, Printmaking, and Graduate Studies at Herron School of Art and Design, Indianapolis, IN, and has taught for Indiana University Bloomington, Depaul University, and S.A.I.C.. He is an active professional and an exhibits nationally/internationally including Kumu Art Museum, Tallin, ESTONIA, Grand Rapids Art Museum, MI; Muskegan Museum of Art, MI, Roots and Culture Contemporary Arts Center, Chicago, IL, and ARTBOX, Indianapolis, IN.  His work is housed in select national and international collections.

Course: Etching, Etching (1-week), Etching (2-week), Etching, Etching for 2 weeks, Portrait as Starting Point, Etching—1 Week Long, 1st Week, and Etching—2 Weeks Long

Michael Andrews

Mike Andrews

MFA, Cranbrook Academy of Art; BFA, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Associate Professor: Department of Fiber and Materials Studies, SAIC.
Exhibitions: Chicago Cultural Center, The Surburban, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago; Society of Arts and Crafts, Boston; Washington University; Sarah Lawrence College; Carthage College; Robert Bills Contemporary; Golden; Daily Projects, Seoul; Alkovi, Finland.
Academic Director: Ox-Bow School of Art and Artists Residency.

Course: Independent Study (available all weeks except 5 & 6), Hot Mess: Costume Construction and Wearable Sculptures, Independent Study, Swag, Merch, and Souvenirs: The Printed Object, Independent Study, Graduate/Undergraduate Projects, Independent Study, Graduate/Undergraduate Projects, Independent Study, Graduate/Undergraduate Projects, Independent Study, Graduate/Undergraduate Projects, Independent Study, Graduate/Undergraduate Projects, Independent Study, Graduate/Undergraduate Projects, Hot Mess: Wearable Sculpture, Independent Study, Graduate/Undergraduate Projects, and Independent Study, Graduate/Undergraduate Projects

Susan Kraut

Kraut

Susan Kraut is a painter living in the Chicago area. She is an Adjunct Professor at the School of the Art Institute, where she teaches multi-level studio classes in the Painting and Drawing Department and is currently Chair of the Post-Baccalaureate Program. She has shown nationally and internationally, and has work in the collections of the Art Institute of Chicago Print and Drawing Department and the Illinois State Museum. She is represented by Addington Gallery in Chicago, and Della Studios in Los Angeles.

Course: Multilevel Painting and Drawing

Andrea Peterson

Andreapeterson Print

Andrea Peterson is an artist and educator based in Laporte, Indiana. She received her MFA from the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, in 1994 and BFA from the Art Institute of Chicago. She currently teaches papermaking and book arts from her studio Hook Pottery Paper and abroad, most currently for University Georgia Athens - Cortona, Italy. She co-operates Hook Pottery Paper, which is a joint venture with her husband ceramic artist, Jon Hook. At this studio she creates her artwork, conducts paper research and production paper that is sold internationally.

She creates paper art works and relief printed images on handmade sheets of paper that have utilized pulp-drawing techniques. She also creates site-specific installation work and book art pieces. Most of her work can be found in private collections as a well as a few corporate collections such as Hollister clothing, Chicago. Her worked has been exhibited internationally such as Deggendorf Museum, Germany, Steyermuhl Paper Museum, Austria, Scoula di Grafica, Venice, Italy; Fort Wayne Museum of Art, IN, Columbia College Chicago Book and Paper Center, IL, Frankfurt Library, IN; Lubeznik Art Center, Michigan City, IN. She has conducted workshops and lectures at Paper Museum in Steyermuhl, Austria; Scoula di Grafica, Venice, Italy; University of Syracuse, Syracuse, NY; Friends of Dard Hunter national papermaking conferences. She is currently chair of the board of Hand Papermaking magazine, which is dedicated to paper arts, historical techniques, and new innovations in the field.

Course: Papermaking Studio, Book Structures: Creating Artists’ Books, Papermaking Studio, Papermaking Studio, Papermaking Studio (paper department), and Papermaking Studio

Siebren Versteeg

Versteeg

Siebren Versteeg is an artist and programmer, he was born 14,000 + days ago in New Haven, Connecticut and received a BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and an MFA at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He was participant at Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture in 2004. Solo exhibitions include the RISD Museum, Hallwalls, Buffalo NY; The Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita, Kansas; the Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, Ohio; Max Protetch Gallery, New York; Bellwether Gallery, New York; and Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago. His work has been exhibited in group shows at the Hirshhorn Museum, Washington, DC; Yale Art Gallery; Contemporary Museum, Baltimore, Maryland; Krannert Art Museum, Urbana-Champaign, Illinois; The Henry Art Gallery, Seattle; The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia; the National Museum of Art, Czech Republic; and the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago. Versteeg lives and works in New York.

Course: Plein Air Programming

Josie Gluck

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Gluck holds a BA in Art from Union College and received her MFA in Studio from the Designed Objects department at SAIC in 2011. She has studied craft in the form of glassmaking, organizing and thinking at the Appalachian Center for Craft, the Pilchuck Glass School, the Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, and the Penland School of Crafts. Josie has worked in glass studios around the world, including Finland, Turkey and Japan, and has years of teaching experience and an assistant and lead instructor. She currently lives and works in her shared studio in West Grove, PA.

Course: Beginning Glassblowing, Beginning Glassblowing for 2 weeks, and Beginning Glassblowing

Claire Sherman

Sherman

Claire received her BA from The University of Pennsylvania, and her MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She has completed residencies at Yaddo, the Terra Foundation for American Art, the MacDowell Colony, and the Marie Walsh Sharpe Art Foundation. Recent exhibitions include solo shows at Kavi Gupta Gallery, Chicago; DCKT Gallery, New York; Houldsworth Gallery, London; Aurobora Press, San Francisco; and Hof and Huyser Gallery, Amsterdam. Recent press includes: The New York Times, Art Ltd., Art Agenda, Huffington Post, The Chicago Tribune, Flash Art, Time Out Chicago, The Sunday Times (London), New American Painting, New City, Artinfo.com, and Re-title.com. Claire is an Assistant Professor of Art at Drew University in New Jersey and is represented by Kavi Gupta Gallery, Chicago.

Course: Paint and Landscape: Material as Narrative

Jerry Catania

Jerrycatania

BFA 1969 Michigan State University
MA 1985 Western Michigan University
Post-Graduate Work 1985 - 1990 Michigan State University
I began working in glass in 1972 as a part of the experimental beginnings of the Pilchuck Workshop glass school in Washington State. I was accepted to be one of 30 students that summer to work and study glass under the direction of Dale Chihuly and Fritz Dreisbach. In 1985 I started the Ox-Bow glass studio and in 1991 I opened my own studio in nearby Glenn, Michigan, until 2004 when I moved the studio to Benton Harbor, MI and started “Water Street Glassworks“ - a not-for-profit school of the glass arts. As for most people, I am enlivened by the medium of glass - both in its glowing molten state and its striking optical splendor. The blowing and sand-casting processes inspire my creative process. The very physical process of blowing and casting fit my creative concepts and energetic temperament - forcing me to be more intuitive and react more spontaneously. Glass as a material takes on a meaning beyond its optical beauty. Its reflections, distortions, and ‘solid yet transparent’ properties - for me, are metaphors for illusion, paradox, insight, allusion and deception. It can represent a vision, a spirit, an illusion, a memory, a mirage or an ephemeral moment in time.

Course: Glass Casting, Multilevel Glassblowing, Multilevel Glassblowing for 2 weeks, Multilevel Glassblowing, Advanced Forms: Intro to Stemware, Beginning Glassblowing (One-Week, First Session), Beginning Glassblowing (Two-Weeks), Beginning Glassblowing (One-Week, Second Session), Multi-Level Glassblowing (One-Week, First Session), Multi-Level Glassblowing (Two-Weeks), Multi-Level Glassblowing (One-Week, Second Session), Beginning Glassblowing—1 Week Long, 1st Week, Beginning Glassblowing—2 Weeks Long, Beginning Glassblowing—1 Week Long, 2nd Week, Multilevel Glassblowing—1 Week Long, 1st Week, Multilevel Glassblowing—2 Weeks Long, and Multilevel Glassblowing—1 Week Long, 2nd Week

Richard Hull

Richard Hull 2013 78x66, Oil And Wax On Linen

Born in Oklahoma City, Hull received his BFA from the Kansas
City Art Institute in 1977, and his MFA from the School of the Art
Institute of Chicago in 1979. Before graduating, he attracted the
attention of dealer Phyllis Kind, who began exhibiting his
paintings in both her Chicago and New York galleries. At Kind's
gallery, Hull joined the company of well-known Imagists such as
Roger Brown, Jim Nutt, Gladys Nilsson, and Ed Paschke.
Besides a number of one-person shows at Phyllis Kind Gallery,
Hull's work has been exhibited across the United States. His
paintings may be found in many private and public collections,
including the Art Institute of Chicago, the Museum of
Contemporary Art Chicago, the Milwaukee Art Museum; the
Nelson-Atkins Museum, Kansas City; and the San Antonio
Museum of Art, Texas. He is represented in Chicago by Western
Exhibitions Gallery.

Course: Head: The Portrait as Starting Point and Faking It: Invented Environments for Painting

Israel Davis

Dodson

BFA, School of the Art Institute of Chicago; MFA, University of Iowa. Currently: Assistant Professor of Art, Kendall College of Art and Design, Grand Rapids, MI; Ceramics Program Director, Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts, Grand Rapids, MI. Taught: Hope College,Holland, MI; Ox-Bow, School of Art and Artist’s Residency. Residencies: Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts, Ox-Bow, Watershed Center for Ceramic Arts.Israel Davis is an artist and educator living and working in West Michigan. He currently holds the position of Assistant Professor in the Department of Sculpture and Functional Art at Kendall College of Art and Design of Ferris State University. He also serves as the Ceramics Program Director at the Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts in Grand Rapids, MI. Davis has taught courses at Ox-Bow and has given workshops at colleges and universities across the country. His work has been exhibited both regionally and nationally in group and solo exhibitions, most recently including: Yunomi Invitational 2012, Akar Gallery, Iowa City, IA, and Instructional / Play a solo-exhibition at Krasl Art Center in Saint Joseph, MI.

Course: Image and Surface and Objects and Images: Screenprinting and Narrative

Mat Rude

Rude

Mat Rude is an Assistant Professor of Art at the University of Iowa in Iowa City. He earned a BA from Luther College in Decorah, IA and an MFA from Montana State University in Bozeman, MT where he focused mainly on atmospheric firing techniques. Prior to graduate school, Mat was an assistant to studio artist Don Reitz and worked with Donovan Palmquist of Master Kiln Builders and studio artist Abe Cohn as well. In 2010 Mat travelled to China where he participated in a research expedition examining indigenous materials and their uses. In 2011 Mat returned to China as an artist in residence at The Pottery Workshop in Jingdezhen.

Course: Image and Surface

Veleta Vancza

Veletavancza

MFA Cranbrook Academy of Art 2003; BFA State University of New York, New Paltz 2000; AAS Fashion Institute of Technology 1993.

Veleta Vancza has been working as an artist for 20 years. She began her career as an art/studio jeweler creating one-of-a-kind conceptual works. More recently she has been working on a larger scale creating sculpture, wall pieces & installations using vitreous enamel on metal integrated with new technologies such as sound-mapping & 3D rendering software. She is recognized for her experimental use of vitreous enamel as an adhesive, as well as her innovations with phosphorescent enamels.

Veleta’s work has been exhibited internationally in venues such as the Museum of Arts & Design (NYC), the Design Museum (Helsinki), the Cheugju International Craft Biennale,and Museum fur Angewandte Kunst. Many of her works have been featured in a variety of books & periodicals such as Sculpture magazine, Metalsmith magazine, The Boston Globe, 500 Enameled Objects & The Art of Enameling: Techniques, Projects, Inspiration. Her works can be found in the permanent collections of the Kohler Company and the Museum of Arts & Design as well as numerous private collections.

Course: Image in Enamel and Image in Enamel

Ginger Krebs

Krebs

Ginger Krebs is a performer and director whose work probes the problem of being embodied and wonders at the body as our means of redemption. She has presented work recently in Chicago at Links Hall, The Cultural Center and The Dance Center of Columbia College, and in New York City at Movement Research and the Wild Project. She was awarded residencies at Links Hall, The Chicago Cultural Center and the MacDowell Colony, and grants from the Illinois Art Council and the Chicago Dancemakers Forum. Krebs is an adjunct assistant professor at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, where she teaches performance and time arts. www.gingerkrebs.com

Course: Material Bodies in Time and Space

Bryan Saner

Saner

Bryan Saner is an interdisciplinary art practitioner focusing on the creation of performances, activist art events and appropriately designed objects. He teaches workshops, mentors and lectures locally, nationally and internationally on the subject of performance, the body, neighborhood design, movement and collaboration. He is currently an adjunct professor, mentor and advisor in the Interdisciplinary Arts graduate program at Columbia College Chicago. From 1995 to 2009 Bryan worked as a performing artist with the recently retired Goat Island Performance Group.

Course: Material Bodies in Time and Space

Michelle Grabner

Grabner

Michelle Grabner earned a BFA and a MA in Art History at The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. She received her MFA from Northwestern University in 1990. Professor and Chair of Painting and Drawing at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, she is a regular contributor to Artforum, Art-Agenda and X-tra. In 2010 she co-edited The Studio Reader (University of Chicago Press, 2010). She has exhibited nationally and internationally including Musée d´art Grand-Duc Jean, Luxembourg; Tate St. Ives, UK; Stadtgalerie, Keil; Kunsthalle, Bern; Daimler Contemporary, Berlin; Midway, Minneapolis; Rocket, London; INOVA, Milwaukee; Southfirst, Brooklyn; Gallery 16, San Francisco; Cranbrook Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills, MI; Feigen, Inc., New York; The Walker Art Center, Minneapolis; The Milwaukee Art Museum; Bricks and Kicks, Vienna; Turbinehallerne, Copenhagen; Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita, Kansas; and Green Gallery, Milwaukee; among others. She is represented by Shane Campbell Gallery, Chicago and Anne Mosseri-Marlio, Zurich. With her husband Brad Killam, she also runs the artist spaces, The Suburban in Chicago and The Poor Farm in Northeastern Wisconsin.

Course: Work

Sara Greenberger-Rafferty

Greenberger Rafferty

Sara Greenberger Rafferty is a New York based interdisciplinary artist. In 2011, she had solo exhibitions at The Suburban in Chicago and at Rachel Uffner Gallery in New York. Rafferty has also had solo exhibitions at The Kitchen, New York and MOMA/PS1, New York. Rafferty’s work has been included in recent group exhibitions at The Jewish Museum, D’Amelio Terras, Guild & Greyshkul, Susan Inglett, Artist Space, Gagosian Gallery, and Klaus Von Nichtssagend Gallery, all New York; White Flag Projects, St. Louis, MO, the Portland Institute for Contemporary Art, Oregon; The Aspen Art Museum, Colorodo, and ARTSPACE, Auckland, New Zealand. In Winter 2011 she taught "Adventures in Reproduction" at OxBow. She has also been visiting faculty at RISD, Parsons, Amherst College, and Columbia University. She is an Assistant Professor of Visual Arts at SCCC, SUNY.

Course: Adventures in Reproduction and Work

Kait Rhoads

Kaitrhoadsimage

Kait Rhoads received her BFA from Rhode Island School of Design in 1993, her MFA from Alfred University in 2001. She uses traditional Italian techniques as a base to create sculpture, vessels and jewelry. Her collections include the Seattle Art Museum, Carnegie Museum of Art, the Corning Museum of Glass, the Museum of Northwest Art, LaConner, WA, the Palm Springs Art Museum and the Shanghai Museum of Glass.

Course: The Zen of Bowls and Cane and The Zen of Bowls and Cane

Josh Faught

Faught

Reveling in the suburban panic punctuated by an hysterical self-help culture, compulsion toward decoration, and docudramatic tragedy, Josh Faught's current work uses elements of textiles, collage, sculpture, and painting to triangulate between a space that negotiates the history of textiles, a social/political history, and personal history. These mythologized reconfigurations respond to ongoing interests surrounding possibilities in narrative between object, ornamentation, sexual difference, desire, and the site of domestic dysfunction. The objects in Faught's work are often twins, explicit or sometimes tacit doppelgangers shadowing each other. Performing or sublimating a “fabulous” sense of isolation or disconnectedness, these objects borrow an expressive vernacular from the art fabric movement; a moment where threads were not to be walked upon or worn but could, by contrast, ventriloquize a sense of political urgency and delineate the presence of our bodies and our neurosis.

Josh Faught is currently Assistant Professor in the Textiles + Graduate Program in Fine Arts at the California College of the Arts in San Francisco and Oakland. He has exhibited his work in numerous venues including Lisa Cooley Fine Arts, New York, New York; The Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, Washington; The Museum of Contemporary Craft, Portland, Oregon; Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle, Washington; The Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, Maryland; Lehmann College, New York, New York; Front Room Gallery, Cleveland, Ohio; Roots and Culture Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL, among others. His work has also appeared in publications such as The New York Times, Art In America, The Studio Reader, Crafts (UK), and The New Yorker.

Course: Free Clay: Handbuilt Clay Sculpture

William J. O'Brien

Obrien

William J. O'Brien lives and works in Chicago. His work is multi-disciplinary ranging from drawing, sculpture, to installation, and performance. He received his MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2005 and is currently Assistant Professor in the department of ceramics at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Selected Exhibitions: Witte De With Museum, Rotterdam, Netherlands; Art Institute of Chicago; Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago; Renaissance Society, University of Chicago; Shane Campbell Gallery, Chicago; Marianne Boesky Gallery, Barbara Gladstone Gallery, Andrea Rosen Gallery, Elizabeth Dee Gallery, New York; Blum and Poe Gallery, Los Angeles; Museum of Contemporary Art, Detroit; Susanne Hillberry Gallery, Detroit; Aspen Art Museum; Galerie Krinzinger, Vienna. Bibliography: Artforum; Frieze; New York Times; Art Papers. Collections: Art Institute of Chicago; Hara Museum of Art, Tokyo; Miami Art Museum; Cleveland Clinic; New York Presbyterian Hospital. Awards: Artadia Chicago Grant.

Course: Free Clay: Handbuilt Clay Sculpture

Mark Pascale

Adjunct Professor, Printmedia (1981). BA, 1976, Southern Connecticut State College; MFA, 1978, Ohio State University. Concurrent position: Curator in the Department of Prints and Drawings, The Art Institute of Chicago. Exhibitions organized: The Art Institute of Chicago; Intuit: The Center for Intuitive and Outsider Art. Publications: Contemporary Drawings from the Irving Stenn, Jr. Collection; Jasper Johns: Gray; The Picture Tells the Story: The Drawings of Joseph E. Yoakum; Marks from the Matrix; Right to Print: Segura Publishing Company; Second Sight: Printmaking in Chicago 1935–1995. 

Course: Lithography , Lithography: Color, Lithography, Lithography for 2 weeks, Lithography: Color, Lithography, Lithography—1 Week Long, 1st Week, Lithography—2 Weeks Long, and Lithography with Color—1 Week Long, 2nd Week

Mark Pascale

Adjunct Professor, Printmedia (1981). BA, 1976, Southern Connecticut State College; MFA, 1978, Ohio State University. Concurrent position: Curator in the Department of Prints and Drawings, The Art Institute of Chicago. Exhibitions organized: The Art Institute of Chicago; Intuit: The Center for Intuitive and Outsider Art. Publications: Contemporary Drawings from the Irving Stenn, Jr. Collection; Jasper Johns: Gray; The Picture Tells the Story: The Drawings of Joseph E. Yoakum; Marks from the Matrix; Right to Print: Segura Publishing Company; Second Sight: Printmaking in Chicago 1935–1995. 

Course: Lithography , Lithography: Color, Lithography, Lithography for 2 weeks, Lithography: Color, Lithography, Lithography—1 Week Long, 1st Week, Lithography—2 Weeks Long, and Lithography with Color—1 Week Long, 2nd Week

Aspen Mays

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Aspen Mays graduated with an MFA from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2009, and she holds a BA in Anthropology and Spanish from The University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. Honors include a Fulbright Fellowship at the University of Chile, Santiago in 2010. She has exhibited her work nationally and internationally in New York at Golden Gallery, in Chicago at The Museum of Contemporary Photography and the Museum of Contemporary Art. Her work has been reviewed in Art Forum, Art Papers, The New Yorker, and The New York Times. Aspen Mays recently joined the faculty at The Ohio State University as an Assistant Professor of Art. She has attended Ox-Bow as a student, as an artist-in-residence, and as faculty member. This will be her 5th summer at Ox-Bow.

Course: Made in the Dark, Made in the Dark, and Made in the Dark

Jerry Catania

Jerrycatania

BFA 1969 Michigan State University
MA 1985 Western Michigan University
Post-Graduate Work 1985 - 1990 Michigan State University
I began working in glass in 1972 as a part of the experimental beginnings of the Pilchuck Workshop glass school in Washington State. I was accepted to be one of 30 students that summer to work and study glass under the direction of Dale Chihuly and Fritz Dreisbach. In 1985 I started the Ox-Bow glass studio and in 1991 I opened my own studio in nearby Glenn, Michigan, until 2004 when I moved the studio to Benton Harbor, MI and started “Water Street Glassworks“ - a not-for-profit school of the glass arts. As for most people, I am enlivened by the medium of glass - both in its glowing molten state and its striking optical splendor. The blowing and sand-casting processes inspire my creative process. The very physical process of blowing and casting fit my creative concepts and energetic temperament - forcing me to be more intuitive and react more spontaneously. Glass as a material takes on a meaning beyond its optical beauty. Its reflections, distortions, and ‘solid yet transparent’ properties - for me, are metaphors for illusion, paradox, insight, allusion and deception. It can represent a vision, a spirit, an illusion, a memory, a mirage or an ephemeral moment in time.

Course: Glass Casting, Multilevel Glassblowing, Multilevel Glassblowing for 2 weeks, Multilevel Glassblowing, Advanced Forms: Intro to Stemware, Beginning Glassblowing (One-Week, First Session), Beginning Glassblowing (Two-Weeks), Beginning Glassblowing (One-Week, Second Session), Multi-Level Glassblowing (One-Week, First Session), Multi-Level Glassblowing (Two-Weeks), Multi-Level Glassblowing (One-Week, Second Session), Beginning Glassblowing—1 Week Long, 1st Week, Beginning Glassblowing—2 Weeks Long, Beginning Glassblowing—1 Week Long, 2nd Week, Multilevel Glassblowing—1 Week Long, 1st Week, Multilevel Glassblowing—2 Weeks Long, and Multilevel Glassblowing—1 Week Long, 2nd Week

Jerry Catania

Jerrycatania

BFA 1969 Michigan State University
MA 1985 Western Michigan University
Post-Graduate Work 1985 - 1990 Michigan State University
I began working in glass in 1972 as a part of the experimental beginnings of the Pilchuck Workshop glass school in Washington State. I was accepted to be one of 30 students that summer to work and study glass under the direction of Dale Chihuly and Fritz Dreisbach. In 1985 I started the Ox-Bow glass studio and in 1991 I opened my own studio in nearby Glenn, Michigan, until 2004 when I moved the studio to Benton Harbor, MI and started “Water Street Glassworks“ - a not-for-profit school of the glass arts. As for most people, I am enlivened by the medium of glass - both in its glowing molten state and its striking optical splendor. The blowing and sand-casting processes inspire my creative process. The very physical process of blowing and casting fit my creative concepts and energetic temperament - forcing me to be more intuitive and react more spontaneously. Glass as a material takes on a meaning beyond its optical beauty. Its reflections, distortions, and ‘solid yet transparent’ properties - for me, are metaphors for illusion, paradox, insight, allusion and deception. It can represent a vision, a spirit, an illusion, a memory, a mirage or an ephemeral moment in time.

Course: Glass Casting, Multilevel Glassblowing, Multilevel Glassblowing for 2 weeks, Multilevel Glassblowing, Advanced Forms: Intro to Stemware, Beginning Glassblowing (One-Week, First Session), Beginning Glassblowing (Two-Weeks), Beginning Glassblowing (One-Week, Second Session), Multi-Level Glassblowing (One-Week, First Session), Multi-Level Glassblowing (Two-Weeks), Multi-Level Glassblowing (One-Week, Second Session), Beginning Glassblowing—1 Week Long, 1st Week, Beginning Glassblowing—2 Weeks Long, Beginning Glassblowing—1 Week Long, 2nd Week, Multilevel Glassblowing—1 Week Long, 1st Week, Multilevel Glassblowing—2 Weeks Long, and Multilevel Glassblowing—1 Week Long, 2nd Week

Olivia Petrides

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Olivia Petrides has exhibited in galleries and museums in Iceland, the Faroe Islands, Scotland, Seattle, Washington, D.C., and Chicago. Her works are in the public collections of the Smithsonian Institution, the United States Park Service, the Field Museum, the Illinois State Museum, Openlands Preservation Association, and Iceland’s Hafnarborg Institute of Art, among others. She has received a Fulbright Grant; American-Scandinavian Foundation Grants; an Illinois Arts Council Governor’s Exchange Award; and a Margaret Klimek Phillips Award. She has been awarded residencies at the Rekjavik Municipal Museum and the Gil-society in Iceland; the Faroe Islands Museum of Natural History; the Virginia Center for Creative Arts; the Vermont Studio Center; Yellowstone National Park; and the Ragdale Foundation. Petrides received her M.F.A. from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, where she is currently an Adjunct Associate Professor in Painting & Drawing and Visual Communications departments.

Course: Pre-College Program: Landscape Drawing, Pre-College Program: Landscape Drawing, Pre-College Program: Landscape Drawing, and Pre-College Program: Landscape Drawing

E.W. Ross

Ewros Snew

MFA, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Former: Program Director, Ox-Bow School of Art and Artist Residency; Dean, Continuing Studies, SAIC; Adjunct Associate Professor, SAIC
Performances/Exhibitions: University of Chicago; University of Minnesota; Atlanta College of Art; Western Michigan University; Chicago Cultural Center; Cajarc, France
Awards: Illinois Arts Council Individual Artist’s Fellowship; Chicago Council of Fine Arts; Alliance of Independent Colleges of Art Grant; School of the Art Institute Faculty Enrichment Grant; IAC Governor’s International Arts Exchange Grant

Course: Pre-College Program: Landscape Drawing, Pre-College Program: Landscape Drawing, Pre-College Program: Landscape Drawing, and Pre-College Program: Landscape Drawing

Kevin Kaempf

Kaempf

Kevin Kaempf primarily works in diverse collaborative combinations creating projects, events, and publications. His professional practice values conversation, social spaces, and participatory processes. Kaempf’s diverse projects include jointly running the experimental community space Mess Hall in Chicago, creating environmental pilot programs in locations throughout the US; and, working with People Powered on the exhibition Manifesto with accompanying workshops. Most recently his collaborative video work has been exhibited in Budapest and Chicago. Kaempf teaches in the Sculpture Department at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

Course: Radical Movements

Heather Mullins

Mullins

An artist, educator, and advocate of hands-on learning and sustainability, Heather Mullins works primarily with the concept of reuse by building interactive sculpture, spaces, functional products, and furniture. Through built objects, environments and experiences, Heather works to maximize the existing function of space, materials, and systems in place. She received her BFA from Montana State University in 2005 and MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2008. Heather currently makes and shows work in Chicago while working as part-time faculty of Art + Design at Columbia College and as manager in the Wood & Metal shop at the School of the Art Institute. She was a co-founding organizer of Spoke, a small artist run space in Chicago (2008-2011), and is co-founder of Kenya Youth Sponsorship, a non-profit that supports Kenyan youth with educational opportunities (founded 2001).
www.heathermullins.com, www.relevantreuse.com

Course: Radical Movements

Mark Pascale

Adjunct Professor, Printmedia (1981). BA, 1976, Southern Connecticut State College; MFA, 1978, Ohio State University. Concurrent position: Curator in the Department of Prints and Drawings, The Art Institute of Chicago. Exhibitions organized: The Art Institute of Chicago; Intuit: The Center for Intuitive and Outsider Art. Publications: Contemporary Drawings from the Irving Stenn, Jr. Collection; Jasper Johns: Gray; The Picture Tells the Story: The Drawings of Joseph E. Yoakum; Marks from the Matrix; Right to Print: Segura Publishing Company; Second Sight: Printmaking in Chicago 1935–1995. 

Course: Lithography , Lithography: Color, Lithography, Lithography for 2 weeks, Lithography: Color, Lithography, Lithography—1 Week Long, 1st Week, Lithography—2 Weeks Long, and Lithography with Color—1 Week Long, 2nd Week

Jerry Catania

Jerrycatania

BFA 1969 Michigan State University
MA 1985 Western Michigan University
Post-Graduate Work 1985 - 1990 Michigan State University
I began working in glass in 1972 as a part of the experimental beginnings of the Pilchuck Workshop glass school in Washington State. I was accepted to be one of 30 students that summer to work and study glass under the direction of Dale Chihuly and Fritz Dreisbach. In 1985 I started the Ox-Bow glass studio and in 1991 I opened my own studio in nearby Glenn, Michigan, until 2004 when I moved the studio to Benton Harbor, MI and started “Water Street Glassworks“ - a not-for-profit school of the glass arts. As for most people, I am enlivened by the medium of glass - both in its glowing molten state and its striking optical splendor. The blowing and sand-casting processes inspire my creative process. The very physical process of blowing and casting fit my creative concepts and energetic temperament - forcing me to be more intuitive and react more spontaneously. Glass as a material takes on a meaning beyond its optical beauty. Its reflections, distortions, and ‘solid yet transparent’ properties - for me, are metaphors for illusion, paradox, insight, allusion and deception. It can represent a vision, a spirit, an illusion, a memory, a mirage or an ephemeral moment in time.

Course: Glass Casting, Multilevel Glassblowing, Multilevel Glassblowing for 2 weeks, Multilevel Glassblowing, Advanced Forms: Intro to Stemware, Beginning Glassblowing (One-Week, First Session), Beginning Glassblowing (Two-Weeks), Beginning Glassblowing (One-Week, Second Session), Multi-Level Glassblowing (One-Week, First Session), Multi-Level Glassblowing (Two-Weeks), Multi-Level Glassblowing (One-Week, Second Session), Beginning Glassblowing—1 Week Long, 1st Week, Beginning Glassblowing—2 Weeks Long, Beginning Glassblowing—1 Week Long, 2nd Week, Multilevel Glassblowing—1 Week Long, 1st Week, Multilevel Glassblowing—2 Weeks Long, and Multilevel Glassblowing—1 Week Long, 2nd Week

Jimmy Wright

Jimmy Wright Sunflowers Black

Jimmy Wright’s pastel work was on exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York in the exhibition "The Lens and the Mirror: Self Portraits from the Collection," and a twenty-year retrospective of his work was held at the Springfield Museum of Art, MO. DC Moore Gallery, New York and Corbett vs Dempsey, Chicago, have presented several solo exhibitions of his work. Wright has been featured in publications such as American Artist, Architectural Digest,Art on Paper, ARTnews, Bomb, The Pastel Journal, The New York Times, andThe New Yorker. Wright earned a BFA with honors from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 1967 and a MFA from Southern Illinois University in 1971.

Course: Pastels and Drawing, Pastels and Drawing, Drawing Marathon, and Drawing Marathon

Sally Resnik Rockriver

Resnick Rockriver

Sally Resnik Rockriver is a pioneer in geological glass blowing. Rockriver's work incorporates blown glass, ceramic sculptures, glazed kiln bricks, and glory hole floors. She creates a new geology which are landscapes of imaginary planets.
Rockriver received her MFA from Hunter College NY where she incorporated geochemical ceramics into her performances, installations, and video art. She also studied at Penland, Corning, and Arrowmont. As head of Ceramics at Morehead State University, she was able to blow glass weekly using their studio. Her alchemical performances had found a purpose. Rockriver moved back to her home place in Chapel Hill NC to pursue the edges of her medium. Originally intended as a laboratory that focuses on the intersection of art and science, The Resnik Thermal Lab remains as a glass blowing studio and school. Her planetary formations have been internationally published by both of the worlds of glass and ceramics.

Course: Beyond the Limits

David Schaeffer

Schaeffe

David was born in Detroit, Michigan and grew up in Miami, Florida where he received a B.A. in Liberal Studies and a B.F.A. in Sculpture, from Floridia International University. David then received an M.F.A. in Sculpture from the University of Cincinnati, and a second M.F.A. in Glass from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. David has exhibited regionally and nationally including multiple solo shows and has work in private collections around the country. Currently David is teaching Glassblowing at Resnik Thermal Lab in Chapel Hill, NC. David now lives in Graham, NC with his wife, fellow artist, LM Wood and their five cats.

Course: Beyond the Limits

Tyson Reeder

Tyson Reeder

Tyson Reeder is an Assistant Professor of Painting and Drawing at SAIC and painter represented by CANADA gallery, NY. Reeder has exhibited at Daniel Reich Gallery, NY, Jack Hanley Gallery, San Francisco/ Los Angeles, and Gavin Brown's Enterprise, NY and has co-curated many exhibitions and events including Drunk vs Stoned parts 1 and 2 at Gavin Brown's Enterprise, The Early Show at White Columns, NY, the Milwaukee International Art Fair, and the Dark Fair at the Swiss Institute Contemporary Art, NY, and the Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne. Reeder's work has been featured in the New York Times, Artforum, Art in America, Flash Art, the Village Voice, and is in the collection of the Museum of Modern Art and the Rubell Family Collection.

Course: Cheap TV and Studio Drawing: Experimental Approaches

Scott Reeder

Scott Reeder

Scott Reeder is an artist who’s work has been shown widely including exhibitions at Saatchi Gallery, London, Gavin Brown’s enterprise, NY The Museum Of Contemporary Art, Chicago and Luce Gallery, Turin, Italy. Recent solo exhibitions include Lisa Cooley, New York, the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago; and Kavi Gupta, Chicago and Berlin.. In January 2014, Reeder will debut a major project at 356 Mission Road, Los Angeles. This ambitious exhibition revolves around the production and screening of a feature film, a considerable project which Reeder has been working on for over eight years. Reeder lives and works in Detroit, and teaches painting and drawing at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

Course: Cheap TV and Studio Drawing: Experimental Approaches

Kevin Appel

Appel

MFA, University of California; BFA, Parsons School of Design, NY.

Teaches: University of California, Irvine.

Selected Solo Exhibitions: Acme, Los Angeles; The Suburban, Chicago; Two Rooms Gallery, New Zealand; Wilkinson Gallery, London; Angles Gallery, CA; Marianne Boesky Gallery, NY; Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles.

Selected Group Exhibitions: Galerie Flat, Paris; Ren Bransten Gallery, CA; Museum of Modern Art, NY; ACME, CA; Walker Art Center, MN; Rhona Hoffman, Chicago; Orange County Museum of Art, CA.

Selected Bibliography: Art in America, Time Out London, Artforum, Reforma, Los Angeles Times, The New York Times, Modern Painters, Flash Art, Newsweek.

Course: From Surface to Space: Reading the Context of Paint and From Surface to Space: Reading the Context of Paint

Martin Basher

Basher

Martin Basher is an interdisciplinary artist working where painting and sculpture intersect with corporate architecture and commercial advertising.


BA, Columbia University, New York; MFA, Columbia University, New York. Teaching Experience: Ox-Bow, Saugatuck, Michigan; Columbia University, New York; Auckland University, Auckland, New Zealand; Massey University, Wellington, New Zealand; Wellington Institute of Technology, Wellington, New Zealand. Selected Solo Exhibitions: Starkwhite, Auckland, New Zealand; Lopdell House, Auckland New Zealand,Susan Inglett Gallery New York City; City Gallery of Wellington, New Zealand; High Street Project, Christchurch, New Zealand. Selected Group Exhibitions: Public Art Fund, New York; Art in General, New York; ArtNews Project, Berlin; Starkwhite, Auckland, New Zealand; Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens, New York; Exit Art, New York; 64Zero3, Christchurch, New Zealand; Mary Newton Gallery, Wellington, New Zealand; ARTSPACE, Auckland, New Zealand; Mary Newton Gallery, Wellington, New Zealand. Residencies: Colin McCahon Residency, New Zealand; Susan Goodman Residency, Berlin, Germany; Ox-Bow, School of Art and Artists' Residency. www.martinbasher.com

Course: The Borderless Print and From Surface to Space: Reading the Context of Paint

Isak Applin

Applin

Instructor: School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Loyola University
Recent Exhibitions: Amel Bourouina Gallery, Berlin, Germany; SideCar, Hammond, Indiana; Corbett vs. Dempsey, Chicago, Illinois; Fountain, Brooklyn, New York.
Collections: Boston Public Library, New York Public Library
Education: BFA, 1998, Maine College of Art, Portland, Maine; MFA, 2005, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois.

Course: Image and Word: Woodcut and Letterpress Printing Techniques, Image and Word (1-week), Image and Word (2-week), Image and Word, and Image and Word for 2 Weeks

Dan S. Wang

Wang

Dan S. Wang is a writer, artist, organizer, and printer living in Madison, Wisconsin. He teaches printmaking at Columbia College Chicago. His critical writings have been published internationally in journals, exhibition catalogues, and book collections. He has lectured in many places, including at The Contemporary Museum (Baltimore), Kansas City Art Institute, Salzburger Kunstverein, Art Institute of Chicago, Depot for Kunst and Diskussion (Vienna), Documenta 12 (Kassel, Germany), the Central Academy of Fine Arts (Beijing), and the Creative Time Summit (New York). His drawings, prints, sculptures, and other projects have been featured in two solo exhibitions and more than twenty-five group exhibitions, but mostly exist in small circles of functional and activist settings. Along with seven others he co-founded Mess Hall, an experimental cultural space in Chicago, and regularly works with the art/research groups Compass and Red76.

Course: Image and Word and Image and Word for 2 Weeks

Isak Applin

Applin

Instructor: School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Loyola University
Recent Exhibitions: Amel Bourouina Gallery, Berlin, Germany; SideCar, Hammond, Indiana; Corbett vs. Dempsey, Chicago, Illinois; Fountain, Brooklyn, New York.
Collections: Boston Public Library, New York Public Library
Education: BFA, 1998, Maine College of Art, Portland, Maine; MFA, 2005, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois.

Course: Image and Word: Woodcut and Letterpress Printing Techniques, Image and Word (1-week), Image and Word (2-week), Image and Word, and Image and Word for 2 Weeks

Dan S. Wang

Wang

Dan S. Wang is a writer, artist, organizer, and printer living in Madison, Wisconsin. He teaches printmaking at Columbia College Chicago. His critical writings have been published internationally in journals, exhibition catalogues, and book collections. He has lectured in many places, including at The Contemporary Museum (Baltimore), Kansas City Art Institute, Salzburger Kunstverein, Art Institute of Chicago, Depot for Kunst and Diskussion (Vienna), Documenta 12 (Kassel, Germany), the Central Academy of Fine Arts (Beijing), and the Creative Time Summit (New York). His drawings, prints, sculptures, and other projects have been featured in two solo exhibitions and more than twenty-five group exhibitions, but mostly exist in small circles of functional and activist settings. Along with seven others he co-founded Mess Hall, an experimental cultural space in Chicago, and regularly works with the art/research groups Compass and Red76.

Course: Image and Word and Image and Word for 2 Weeks

Kym Pinder

Kymberly N. Pinder, Ph.D. is a professor in the Department of Art History, Theory and Criticism at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She teaches, writes and lectures on representations of religion, history and race. Her work has appeared in The Art Bulletin, The Art Journal, Third Text, Outsider, and The African American Review; her last book was Race-ing Art History: Critical Readings in Race and Art History. She often collaborates with artists and has been a lecturer on text in art at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Museum of Contemporary Art, the Terra Museum of American Art and the Art Institute of Chicago.

Course: Making the Wor(l)d Visible: Text and Art Practice

Shinique Smith

S Smith

Shinique Smith is inspired by the vast nature of ʻthingsʼ that we consume and discard, which resonate on a personal and social scale. The graffiti of her youth, Japanese calligraphy, and Abstract Expressionism are influences from which she extracts ʻthe graceful and spiritual qualitiesʼ in written word and the everyday.

Her work is embodied by a personal need to re-create the feeling of discovery she had as a child when combining what was available to make a toy or a costume. The flow of the city, compacted bales of refuse, fashion, and urban debris inspire many aspects of the work. Words from within, song lyrics, phrases and lines from various poems and texts are cut, abstracted and transformed into visual mantras. Materials might include a worn stuffed animal, an unwanted t-shirt with price tag still attached, or perhaps a bouquet of artificial flowers. These separate displaced parts become one when grouped or bound together by her hand in a process that is ritualistic. The resulting configurations often straddle the line between chaos and restraint. Shinique Smith seeks to reinterpret the connections on which we build our personal myths through the objects that we both cherish and discard. At the same time, Smith questions the relationships that contemporary societies have with the inanimate and the intimate. What is valuable and why, to an individual, to a culture, to a society? Through these efforts, a new spirit emerges.

Her work has also been exhibited at the Deutsche Guggenheim (Berlin), Denver Art Museum, Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art (Colorado), Museum of Contemporary Art (North Miami), Rubell Family Collection (Miami), Margulies Collection (Miami), The New Museum (New York), PS1/MoMA (New York), Studio Museum in Harlem (New York), Corcoran Gallery of Art (Washington DC), National Portrait Gallery (Washington DC), and at the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art (Madison WI). She has received awards and fellowships from The Joan Mitchell Foundation, the New York Foundation for the Arts, and Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, and the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council. Smith earned her MFA from Maryland Institute College of Art. She is represented by Yvon Lambert, Paris; Brand New Gallery, Milan; and Galerie Zidoun, Luxembourg.

Course: Making the Wor(l)d Visible: Text and Art Practice

Andy Yang

Yang

Andy Yang is an Associate Professor of Liberal Arts at SAIC. Growing up on a small farm in central Massachusetts, he developed a love for all creatures great and small. He went on to receive a PhD in Biology at Duke University where he studied the evolution and ecology of insects, especially ants. His pursuit of biological understanding makes use of butterfly nets as well as cameras, pencil & paper, or whatever means necessary to make more sense of the natural world.

Course: Insectology

Jeff Mack

J Mack

Jeff Mack Is a glass artist and the head of the glass studio at The Toledo Museum of Art. He has worked in glass for nearly 20 years in contexts including master glass blower, factory stem maker, artist's assistant and gaffer for internationally recognized artists. Jeff has keen interest in the study of historic glass and is committed to the advancement of glass as an expressive artistic medium. He has taught extensively, demonstrated internationally, and his work can be found in galleries and collections throughout the World.

Course: Nurturing Craft

Oli Watt

Oliwatt

Oli Watt received his BFA in 1990 from the University of Florida and his MFA in 1998 from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. He currently serves as Assistant Professor at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago where he teaches in the Printmedia Department. Oli has shown his work nationally and internationally including exhibitions at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago, Brooklyn Museum of Art, Spencer Brownstone Gallery in NYC, the Urban Institute of Contemporary Art in Grand Rapids, MI, La Band Art Gallery in Los Angeles and Rocket Gallery in London. His work has been discussed in numerous publications including Art on Paper, Art US, the New Art Examiner and Village Voice.

Course: Screenprinting: Mark. Stencils, and Exposures, Screenprinting: Marks, Stencils and Exposures, Screenprinting: Marks, Stencils, and Exposures, Swag, Merch, and Souvenirs: The Printed Object, and Screenprinting: Marks, Stencils, and Exposures

Marie Hermann

Mariehermann Untitled #3 Thyer

Marie Torbensdatter Hermann (born 1979, Copenhagen, Denmark) lives and works in Detroit, USA. She studied at Royal College of Art in London and received her MFA in 2009. She received her BA in art from The University of Westminster in 2003. Solo exhibitions include A Gentle Blow to the Rockat Galerie Nec, Hong Kong and Re:View Contemporary Gallery, Detroit, USA, untitled Galerie NeC nilsson et chiglien, Paris, France, Stillness in the Glorious Wilderness at Gallery Matin, Los Angeles, USA, The only thing I Can Think About is Yellow, Egg Gallery, London, UK and To The legion of the Lost, London, UK and A Joyful Gathering of a Defenceless Legion, Los Angeles, USA, as well as numerous group exhibitions in the USA, Denmark, Italy, China, Sweden and Germany . Her work is represented in the collections of The Danish Art Foundation, Denmark, The Denver Art Museum, USA, The Sèvres Ceramics Museum, France, Nordenfjeldske Kunstindustrimuseum, Norway The Jingdezhen Ceramic Art Museum, China and The Rothschild Collection, UK. She was awarded the Danish Art Foundation Grant in 2013, Kresge Artist Fellows in Visual Arts 2013 and the Annie and Otto Johs Detlefs’ Grant for the young experimental ceramic artist in 2010.

Course: The Object in Context and The Object in Context

Anders Ruhwald

Andersruhwald

Anders Ruhwald (born 1974, Denmark) graduated from the Royal College of Art, UK in 2005. His work is represented in the private and public collections internationally including The Victoria and Albert Museum (UK), Icheon World Ceramic Center (Rep. of South Korea), The British Crafts Council, The Denver Art Museum (USA), The Detroit Institute of Art (USA), The National Museum of Decorative Art (Norway), The National Museum (Sweden) and The Museum of Art and Design (Denmark). He was awarded the Gold Prize at the Icheon International Ceramics Biennale in South Korea in 2011, Danish Art Foundation three year work-stipend in 2010 and the Sotheby’s Prize (UK) in 2007 and his work had been reviewed by major publications including the Guardian (UK), Wallpaper (UK), Artforum.com (US), and Sculpture Magazine (US). Ruhwald has lectured and taught at universities and colleges around Europe and North-America and currently he is the Artist-in-Residence and Head of the Ceramics Department at Cranbrook Academy of Art in Michigan, USA.

Course: The Object in Context and The Object in Context

Angela Dufresne

Dufrense

BFA, Kansas City Art Institute; MFA, Tyler School of Art. Taught: Sarah Lawrence, Princeton, RISD, Tyler. Visiting Lecturer: Vermont Studio School, Museum School Boston, Pratt, Mass Art, UC Davis, Bard, Maine College of Art, SVA, Mills College. Select solo exhibitions: Hammer Museum, Los Angeles; Monya Row Gallery, New York; CRG GAllery NY, Macallester College, Minnesota, Galleria Glance, Turin Italy, Kinkead Contemporary Los Angeles, Next, Chicago; Select group exhibitions:The National Academy of Arts and Letters New York,Oqunquit Musem , Oqunquit, ME, BAM New York, PS1 New York, The Aldrich Museum, CT, The Rose Museum Mass, University of Richmond Museums, VA; Yale School of Art and Architecture Gallery, Asia Song Society New York; Art Moscow Art Fair, Russia. Awards and Honors: Purchase Award National Academy of Letters New York, Two Year Fellowships, The Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown, MA; University Wide Fellowship, Temple

University; Headlands Center for the Arts Residency, The Jerome Foundation Fellowship.

Course: Total Recall: Painting and Memory

Rana Siegel

Siegel

Rana is an installation-based artist living and working in Chicago. Her work is constructed like pieces of music or dance. They are felt experiences, active engagements composed in real time. Her ambition is to make the experience of viewing work come alive - activating the viewer's sensibilities through the exploration of balance, tension, impermanence and stability – capturing subtle nuances of the ephemera.

She has participated in several group exhibitions in and around Chicago and has taught at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago as well as Lill Street Art Center. From 2008-2011, she co-founded and directed Spoke, an artist-run studio/project space. Rana received her BFA in Crafts from The University of the Arts '01 and an MFA in Fiber and Material Studies from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago '08.

Course: Woven Forms

Jerry Catania

Jerrycatania

BFA 1969 Michigan State University
MA 1985 Western Michigan University
Post-Graduate Work 1985 - 1990 Michigan State University
I began working in glass in 1972 as a part of the experimental beginnings of the Pilchuck Workshop glass school in Washington State. I was accepted to be one of 30 students that summer to work and study glass under the direction of Dale Chihuly and Fritz Dreisbach. In 1985 I started the Ox-Bow glass studio and in 1991 I opened my own studio in nearby Glenn, Michigan, until 2004 when I moved the studio to Benton Harbor, MI and started “Water Street Glassworks“ - a not-for-profit school of the glass arts. As for most people, I am enlivened by the medium of glass - both in its glowing molten state and its striking optical splendor. The blowing and sand-casting processes inspire my creative process. The very physical process of blowing and casting fit my creative concepts and energetic temperament - forcing me to be more intuitive and react more spontaneously. Glass as a material takes on a meaning beyond its optical beauty. Its reflections, distortions, and ‘solid yet transparent’ properties - for me, are metaphors for illusion, paradox, insight, allusion and deception. It can represent a vision, a spirit, an illusion, a memory, a mirage or an ephemeral moment in time.

Course: Glass Casting, Multilevel Glassblowing, Multilevel Glassblowing for 2 weeks, Multilevel Glassblowing, Advanced Forms: Intro to Stemware, Beginning Glassblowing (One-Week, First Session), Beginning Glassblowing (Two-Weeks), Beginning Glassblowing (One-Week, Second Session), Multi-Level Glassblowing (One-Week, First Session), Multi-Level Glassblowing (Two-Weeks), Multi-Level Glassblowing (One-Week, Second Session), Beginning Glassblowing—1 Week Long, 1st Week, Beginning Glassblowing—2 Weeks Long, Beginning Glassblowing—1 Week Long, 2nd Week, Multilevel Glassblowing—1 Week Long, 1st Week, Multilevel Glassblowing—2 Weeks Long, and Multilevel Glassblowing—1 Week Long, 2nd Week

Bridget Elmer

Bridget Elmer

Bridget Elmer is an artist, bookmaker, and letterpress printer, working in Asheville, NC, where she is currently rebuilding her 19th century platen press, tuning up her 20th century flatbed truck, and retrofitting 21st century open source philosophy to book technologies. She received her MFA in the Book Arts from the University of Alabama in 2010, and she will graduate with her Masters in Library and Information Studies in 2011. Having recently taught book arts as an Adjunct Professor at Florida State University and a Visiting Art Professor at Colorado College, Bridget currently serves as an Instructor at Asheville BookWorks. Bridget is the sole proprietor of Flatbed Splendor (http://www.flatbedsplendor.com/) and the co-operator of Impractical Labor in Service of the Speculative Arts (http://www.impractical-labor.org/). For information regarding collections, exhibitions and publications featuring Bridget's work, please visit http://www.flatbedsplendor.com/about2.html.

Course: Book Structures: Creating Artists' Books, Book Structures: Creating Artists' Books, Image and Word (One-Week), Image and Word (Two-Weeks), Image and Word—1 Week Long, 1st Week, and Image and Word—2 Weeks Long

Jeanine Coupe Ryding

Ryding 2013

Meisterschuler, Universitat der Kunste, Berlin, Germany, BA, University of Iowa.
Teaches: School of the Art Institute of Chicago, PrintMedia
Exhibitions: Perimeter Gallery, Chicago; Union League Club, Chicago; Printworks Gallery,Chicago; Climate Gallery, New York. 
Residencies: Frans Masereel Centrum, Belgium; Anchor Graphics, Chicago; Roger Brown House, Michigan. Awards: Illinois Arts Council, Arts Midwest. 
Affiliated with: Perimeter Gallery, Chicago; August Art, London, England, Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO, Olson Larsen Gallery, Des Moines, Iowa.MFA equivalent, Universitat der Kunste, Berlin, Germany; BA University of Iowa
Teaches: The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Exhibitions: Awagami International Print Exhibition, Tokushima, Japan; Perimeter Gallery, Chicago, IL; Facteur 10, Brussels Belgium; August Art, London, England; Susan Teller Gallery, New York.
Residencies: Frans Masereel Centrum, Belgium; Anchor Graphics, Chicago; Roger Brown House, MI.
Awards: Illinois Arts Council, Arts Midwest
Publications: Post Digital Printmaking: CNC, Traditional and Hybrid Techniques, Paul Cantanese and Angela Geary, A&C Black Publ., 2012. Relief Printmaking, Ann Westley, Watson Guptill Publ., 2001. Printmakers Today, Jeffrey Snyder ed, Schiffer Publ, 2010.
Represented by: Perimeter Gallery, Chicago; August Art, London, Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO, Olson Larsen Gallery, Des Moines, IA.

Course: Blockprint to Book, The Collaged Print, Relief and Collage, and Drawn and Printed Narratives

Richard Deustch

Duetsch

BFA, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Teaches: School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Taught: University of Iowa; University of Chicago; Maine College of Art

Visiting Artist: Williams College, MA; Indiana University; Ox-Bow School of Art

Exhibitions: Grand Rapids Art Museum, MI; Kalamazoo Art Institute, MI; Indiana University Raclin Gallery; Art Institute of Chicago; Suburban Fine Arts Center, IL; Noyes Cultural Center, IL; Laura Moore Gallery, TX; Prater Rouse Gallery, VA

Awards: Outstanding Faculty Member, SAIC; Roger Brown Residency

Collections: Searle Collection of American Art; First National Bank of Chicago; Hyatt Corporation; Fairmont Corporation

Course: Approaching the Landscape: Works on Paper

Zach Dodson

Dodson

Zach Dodson’s hybrid typo/graphic novel, boring boring boring boring boring boring boring, came out in 2008 under the nom de plume Zach Plague. He has launched such experiments as Featherproof Books, Bleached Whale Design, and The Show N’ Tell Show. His writing has appeared in Proximity, Monsters & Dust, ACM, and 30 Under 30: An Anthology of Innovative Fiction. He is an assistant professor at Columbia College Chicago.

Course: Insert Image Here

Graem Whyte

Whyte

Graem Whyte is a sculptor, based in Hamtramck, Michigan. His career started in the field of architecture, and later shifted to fine art. Currently, Graem works in the foundry at the College for Creative Studies and owns (with his wife, Faina Lerman) the experimental art space Popps Packing. His work utilizes a wide variety of materials, and often combines patterns of mathematics and nature with a wry sense of humor and Chewbacca references.

Course: Metal Casting I–Mold Making and Bronze Casting Intensive

Fraser Taylor

Taylor

Born in England and raised in Scotland, Fraser Taylor is an interdisciplinary visual artist who lives and works in Chicago. He received his BA from Glasgow School of Art and an MA from the Royal College of Art in London. He has exhibited at the Jill George Gallery in London; The Mackintosh Museum in Glasgow; Gallery Boards in Paris; Tim Olsen Gallery in Sydney; Sigacho Bis in Tokyo; the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago; and Aurobora Press in San Francisco. In 2001 he was appointed the Visiting Artist in the Department of Fiber and Material Studies at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

Course: Monotype

Corin Hewitt

02 Hewitt The Brown Light And The Gray Flame2

BA, Oberlin College 1993; MFA, Bard College, 2007

Select Solo Exhibitions: Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, Seattle Museum of Art, Seattle, Taxter and Spengemann Gallery, New York, Laurel Gitlen Gallery, New York, Fleming Museum at University of Vermont,

Group Exhibitions: Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Oslo, Norway, Wanas Foundation, Sweden, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA, Sao Paolo Biennial, Sao Paolo, Brazil, , P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Center, New York, Public Art Fund, NY, Socrates Sculpture Park, New York, Recess Activities, New York, Museum 52, London, Gavin Brown Enterprise, New York, Santa Barbara Contemporary, Taxter and Spengemann Gallery, New York, D'Amelio Terras Gallery, New York, Laurel Gitlen Gallery, New York,
Awards: John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship 2011, Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant 2010, Project Recipient, Public Art Fund in the Public Realm

Hewitt is currently an assistant professor of Sculpture and Extended Media at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, VA.

Course: Graduate Projects

Jonas Sebura

Jonassebura

Jonas Sebura received his MFA from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2011 and BFA from Alfred University in 2003. He is currently an instructor in the Sculpture Department at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. He has been the recipient of the Ox-Bow fellowship in 2009 and the Edward L. Ryerson Fellowship in 2012. Jonas has exhibited throughout the United States in various venues including Carrie Secrist Gallery in Chicago, The Urban Institute of Contemporary art in Grand Rapids, University of the Arts in Philadelphia, 2739 Edwin gallery in Hamtramck, MI.

Course: Graduate Projects and TCB (Taking Care of Business)

Jesse Harrod

Harrod

Jesse Harrod has an MFA from the department of Material Studies from the School of The Art Institute of Chicago and a BFA from the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design University.

She has been writing and making work that employs traditional and contemporary craft and sculptural practices with a focus on craft as “other” and how this pertains to queer theory as well as second and third wave feminism. Jesse is interested in working with the layers that exist within the history of cloth and fabric. Those layers include, class, colonization, trade, puberty, and domesticity.

Course: Manic Drawings and Wayward Surfaces

Rebecca Ringquist

Ringquist

Rebecca Ringquist is a Brooklyn-based visual artist. Her drawings on paper and stitched drawings on fabric explore issues of identity through thinly veiled metaphors utilizing old fashioned imagery and double entendres.

In 2005, Rebecca was awarded an Illinois Arts Council Fellowship. Her work has been exhibited at the Hyde Park Art Center, The California Polytechnic University, ARC Gallery, Fraction Workspace, Northern Illinois University, The Textile Art Center in Brooklyn, and is currently represented by the Packer Schopf Gallery in Chicago.

Ringquist earned her MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in the Fiber and Material Studies department where she subsequently taught for seven years. She teaches, lectures and exhibits nationally.

Course: Written/Drawn/Stitched Narratives and Manic Drawings and Wayward Surfaces

Elijah Burgher

Burgher

Elijah Burgher is an artist and writer based in Chicago, IL. He has most recently exhibited in a solo show at Shane Campbell Gallery in Oak Park, IL, a two-person exhibition at Peregrine Program in Chicago, IL, and group shows at Anna Kustera Gallery and Envoy Enterprises in New York, NOMA Gallery in San Francisco, Western Exhibition in Chicago, and the NY Art Book Fair. He maintains a hybrid studio wall/magick diary blog at http://ghostvomit.blogspot.com/. He received an MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2004, and a BA from Sarah Lawrence college in 2000, where he split his credits amongst Literature, Visual Art, and Cultural Anthropology.

Course: The Dead of Winter

Rebecca Walz

Walz

Rebecca Walz is an interdisciplinary artist who lives and works in Chicago, IL. She has exhibited her work both locally and nationally at Peregrine Program in Chicago IL, The Suburban in Oak Park, IL, the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago, the Carnegie Museum of Art in Pittsburg PA, and Weather Records in Brooklyn, NY. Walz has received the Arthur Hadagus Memorial Award from the Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art, and Illinois Arts Council Grant for Photography and a CAAP Grant. Her work has been published in various publications such as Baillik Issue 8, Who’s YR Shaman (Catalogue), DEPT. (Catalogue), and Minimal Provocations (Catalog). Her work is included in the collections of the Museum of Modern Art, NY; the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago; the Joan Flasch Artists' Book Collection; and Microsoft. She currently teaches at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in the Contemporary Practices, Photography, Art History, and Arts Administration departments.

Course: The Dead of Winter

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