News / Upcoming:

Please check out my TED talk I gave at TED Global in 2011

CNN recently visited my studio for their Great Big Story series:

Upcoming Shows:


Jan 16 – May 23, Children’s Museum of New York City, NY. Show title: Weather or Not.

Jan 27 – May 14, University of Missouri Museum of Art and Archeology, Columbia, MO. Show title: Revived, Reinvented: Basketry in America.

Feb 4 – July 10, Clay Center for Arts and Science, Charleston, WV. Show title: Art of the Weather.

Feb 7 – May 5, University of Richmond Museum, Richmond, VA. Show Title: Crooked Data: (Mis)Information in Contemporary Art.

April 22 – Sept 3, Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC. Show Title: State of the Art, Discovering American Art Now.

May 26 – Sept 10, Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville, TN. Show Title: State of the Art, Discovering American Art Now

June 2 – July 17, 108 Contemporary – Art, Craft and Design, Tulsa, OK. Show title: Revived, Reinvented: Basketry in America

June 23 - Oct 22, Brattleboro Museum, Brattleboro, VT. Solo Show title: Sibling Rivalries.

Aug 22 – Nov 12, Lauren Rogers Museum of Art, Laurel, MS Revived, Reinvented: Basketry in America

Sep 14 – Dec 9, Dalton Gallery, Agnes Scott College, Decatur, GA. Show title: Weatherwise / Otherwise.

Sep 15 - Dec 10, Schingoethe Center / Aurora University, Aurora, IL. Solo show title: Strange Weather.


Feb 2 – May 5, Whatcom Museum, Bellingham, WA. Show title: Revived, Reinvented: Basketry in America.

Upcoming Artist Talks:


March 7th, Winchester High School, Winchester, MA.

March 21, Clay Center for Arts and Sciences, Charleston, WV. Concert / artist talk featuring collaborative works with composers Mischa Salkind-Pearl and Matthew Jackfert.

April 7-8, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, AR. Symposium: Art in Conversation: Environment, Identity and Memory.

April 19, Broward College, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Sep 28th, Aurora University, Aurora, IL.

Oct 7th, Arts Educators of Iowa Conference, Des Moines, IA.

Upcoming Residencies / Grants:

Virginia A Groot Foundation Award

Massachusetts Cultural Council Artist Fellowship (Sculpture)

Videos Online:

Ted Talk “Art Made of Storms” given at TED Global in June 2011

CNN: The Great Big Story “ The Weather Artist: Chasing Storms with Sculptures”, March 2016

Keynote at Field.Works Conference in Shoreditch, London, UK, April 2015

Eyeo Festival, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, June 2012

Recent Publications:

Postdigital Artisans: Craftsmanship with a New Aesthetic in Fashion, Art, Design and Architecture. Jonathan Openshaw. Published by Frame Publishers and Thames & Hudson. 2015 (ISBN: 978-9491727610)