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:


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)

Aug 30, 7pm: Circa Art Actuel, Montreal, Quebec. Concert / Artist Talk, featuring my collaborative work with composers Mischa Salkind-Pearl, Elliot Cless, Matthew Jackfert and Preston Beebe.

Sep 15 – Oct 28, Boston Cyberarts, Jamaica Plain, MA. Show title: Data Flow: An Exhibition of Algorithmic Art.

Oct 1 – Jan 4th(2019), Children’s Museum of New Hampshire, Dover, NH. Group Exhibition: Mapping and Exploring

Oct 19 – Jan 12, South Dakota Art Museum, Brookings, South Dakota, Group Exhibition: Rooted, Revived and 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.

May 18 – Aug 18, Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton, MA. Show title: Revived, Reinvented: Basketry in America.

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:


National Arts Education Alliance, Boston, MA
Denison University, Granville, OH
Houston Center for Contemporary Crafts, Houston, TX


Arts Educators of Georgia, Jekyll Island, GA
Denison University, Granville, Ohio
Appalachian Center for Crafts, Smithville, TN
Central College, Pella, 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)

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)