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:

Current / Upcoming Shows:


Feb 7 - March 30, Mills Gallery, Central College, Pella, IA. Solo show title: Wet Weather in the Forecast

May 29 – June 9th, Society of Arts and Crafts, Boston, MA. Solo show title: The Little Ones

April 4 – 29, Dedee Shattuck Gallery, Westport, MA. Show Title: Solastagia

June 1 – Sept 9, Cape Cod Museum of Art, Dennis, MA. Show title: Connections. Visual Fellows of the Cape – 5thanniversary of the Fine Arts Work Center.

June 5 – Sept 2, Houston Center for Contemporary Crafts, Houston, TX. Show title: Revived, Reinvented: Basketry in America.

June 22nd– Sept 2, CIRCA Art Actuel, Montreal, Canada. Show title: 8th Biennale Nationale de Sculpture Contemporaine (BNSC)

June 7 – July 6th, Suffolk University Gallery, Boston, MA. Show title: How Nature Instructs Us.

Sept 1 – Dec 10, Fruitlands Museum, Harvard, MA. Show title: Revived, Reinvented: Basketry in America.

Oct 26 – March 23 (2019), Bates College Museum of Art. Show title: Anthropocenic: Art About the Natural World in the Human Era.


Feb 2 – April 14, Memorial Art Gallery, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY. Show title: Revived, Reinvented: Basketry in America.

Feb 5 – April 17, Denison Museum, Denison University, Granville, OH. Solo Show.

Sep 21 – Dec 14, Ruth Funk Center for Textile Arts, Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, FL. Show title: Revived, Reinvented: Basketry in America.

Upcoming Artist Talks:


Feb 5, Denison University, Granville, OH

March 21, Central College, Pella, IA

Nov 3rd, Arts Educators of Georgia Conference, Jekyll Island, GA

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)

Rooted, Revived, Reinvented: Basketry in America. Kristin Schwain and Josephine Stealey. Published by Schiffer, 2017. (ISBN: 978-0764353734)

Mind, Maps and Infographics. Moleskin. Series: The Naked Notebooks, 2017 (978-8867325726)