News / Upcoming:

I am excited to announce that I will be launching a new business called Spiders & Birds, which focuses on playful, handwoven home design. My first line of products are lamps that can be converted from table to pendant lamps. My customer are people young and old who love to surround themselves with the aesthetics and possibilities of play.

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Current / Upcoming Shows:

Jan 23 – May 29, Dennos Museum, Travers City, MI, “Stay Healthy and Strong” (solo show)
Feb 19 – July 4, Peabody Essex Museum, “Climate Action”
April 24 - July 24, Broad Institute, Cambridge, Yu-Wen Wu and Nathalie Miebach
Opens May 24, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Germany, “All Hands On: Basketry”
July 15 – Sept 30, Emily Davis Gallery, University of Akron, “Synapse Exhibition”
Aug 24 - Oct 9, University of the South, Sewanee, TN (solo show)

May - July, Elizabeth Jones Center for Social and Environmental Justice in Portland, Oregon

Recent/Upcoming Artist Talks:

Buckminster Fuller Institute, Irvine, CA 
Handweavers Guild of America  
Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton, MA 
Boston University, Boston, MA 
MIT Media Lab, Boston, MA 
Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ 
New Art Center, Newton, MA 
LunART Live Festival 
Lincoln School, Providence, RI 
Chicago Art Institute, Chicago, IL 

Upcoming Commissions:

Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Germany. 3D sculptural translation of Covid-19 related data.

Upcoming Residencies / Grants:

Tides Institute Artist Residency, Eastport, ME

2020 & 2021 & 2022
Innovator in Residence, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

Ucross Foundation Residency, Sheridan, WY

Videos Online:

Exhibition profile by Matthew Brawley of Houston Public Media about “The Water Line” solo exhibition at the Houston Center for Contemporary Arts.

Short Interview by the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art about my collaborations with musicians and composers.

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)