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Pilchuck EAiRs 2016
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Pilchuck EAiRs 2016

October 5 – November 2

Platinum Study, Bryan Kekst Brown

This exhibit will feature new works by artists in the 2016 Pilchuck Emerging Artists in Residence (EAiR) program in partnership with Pilchuck Glass School.

About the Pilchuck EAiR program

The EAiR program supports artists who are making a transition in their professional lives. Whether moving from academia to a professional studio practice, taking up a new medium, or beginning a new body of work, artists find this independent residency ideal for contemplation, research, and experimentation. The program provides artists with a place and the time to develop an idea or project, with the potential for realizing a new body of work.

2016 Pilchuck EAiRs

Julia Chamberlain earned her BFA in Sculpture and BS in Engineering from the University of Washington in 2015. Chamberlain's work focuses on human touch, digital interactivity, and physical phenomena. Her glass work has been featured in Sculpture Magazine, exhibited nationally, internationally, and in public art across Seattle.

Jennifer Crescuillo is an internationally exhibited artist living in Silver Point, Tennessee. Jennifer earned her MFA in glass at Southern Illinois University.  She has worked and taught at various glass schools across the USA.Together with her partner, Jennifer operates High Polish Studio specializing in custom cold working services.

Karin Forslund received formal training as a glassmaker in Orrefors, Sweden, earned a B.A. from the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Art on Bornholm, Denmark, and has worked numerous art glass production jobs in Scandinavia and internationally. Her artistic approach takes interest in the subjectivity of materiality and execution of craft.

Bryan Kekst Brown is an artist from Ohio currently working out of Philadelphia. He received his BFA in Sculpture & Expanded Practices from Ohio University and will receive an MFA in 2016 in Metals/Jewelry/CAD-CAM from Tyler School of Art where he has worked as 3D Print Lab and Studio Technician.

Josefina Muñoz is a multi-disciplinary artist from Santiago, Chile, who often works itinerantly creating pieces in and about environments she encounters, mainly focusing on space, architecture, and place. Josefina shows her work, lectures and develops research internationally. Her most recent projects involve extreme field investigation, including living with the Turkana nomads in Africa. Muñoz received a Masters in Fine Arts in Glass from the Rhode Island School of Design -RISD- (2013), and a BFA with Honors from Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (2006).

Nate Ricciuto is an artist living and working in Columbus, OH. He earned an MFA from Tyler School of Art in Philadelphia, where he was the recipient of a University Fellowship. Nate's work has been featured in the New Glass Review and he continues to exhibit across the United States. His absurd and imaginative sculptures seek ways to reconsider the relationship between craft, technology, and intuition.

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