Jon Santos

Jon Santos is the principal of Common Space, a NYC based multi-disciplinary design studio.

Notable projects include: For Freedoms, Ontopo and Hearsay of the Soul designed for Werner Herzog’s Whitney Biennial installation. 

He is an adjunct professor at Pratt Institute and former visiting artist at Saint-Lukas Academy in Brussels, the Center for Creative Studies in Detroit, SAIC in Chicago, adjunct professor at the California College of Arts in San Francisco, and guest lecturer at the American Institute of Graphic Arts in Washington D.C.

http://www.commonspacestudio.com/

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Kamau Amu Patton

Kamau Amu Patton is an interdisciplinary artist and art educator. His work is an examination of history and culture through engagement with archives, documents, stories and sites. Patton received his MFA from Stanford University in 2007 and his BA in Sociology from the University of Pennsylvania. His work was shown as part of the Pacific Standard Time Performance and Public Art Festival and as part of the Machine Project Field guide to L.A. Architecture. Patton has completed projects in the area of soundscape studies through support provided by SUNY Buffalo, the Mellon Elemental Arts Initiative and the Tang Teaching Museum. Patton is currently developing a series of multidisciplinary performances as part of Projects 107: Lone Wolf Recital Corps, at the Museum of Modern Art.

 

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Acoustic Ecology, Tang Museum at Skidmore College, October 3, 2014

Acoustic Ecology, Tang Museum at Skidmore College, October 3, 2014

The Sky Above, Machine Project Field Guide to L.A. Architecture, May 26, 2013

The Sky Above, Machine Project Field Guide to L.A. Architecture, May 26, 2013

KELLY KACZYNSKI

Kelly Kaczynski is an artist working within the language of sculpture. 

Selected exhibitions: Peregrineprogram, IL; Ortega y Gasset Projects, NY; Soap Factory, MN; Gahlberg Gallery, IL; threewalls, IL; Hyde Park Art Center, IL; University at Buffalo Art Gallery, NY; Triple Candie, NY; DeCordova Museum, MA; Boston Center for the Arts, MA. 

Curatorial projectsRoving Room, Habersham Mills, GA, ’14; Virtually Physically Speaking, Columbia College, IL, ’14; Mouthing (a sentient limb), Hyde Park Art Center, IL, ‘14. Grants: Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Award ’15; Artadia, Chicago ’08; Visible Republic, Boston, ’00  Education: MFA Bard College, NY, ‘03; BA The Evergreen State College, WA, ‘95. 

http://kellykaczynski.com/

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MATT MORRIS

Matt Morris is an artist, writer, and sometimes curator based in Chicago. He has presented artwork nationally and internationally. 

He is a contributor to Artforum.com, Art PapersARTnewsFlash ArtPelican Bomb, and Sculpture; his writing appears in numerous exhibition catalogues and artist monographs. 

He is a transplant from southern Louisiana who holds a BFA from the Art Academy of Cincinnati, and earned an MFA in Art Theory + Practice from Northwestern University, as well as a Certificate in Gender + Sexuality Studies. In Summer 2017 he earned a Certification in Fairyology from Doreen Virtue, PhD. Morris is a lecturer at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. 

http://www.mattmorrisworks.com/