Alex Clausen is an artist that lives and works in Guerneville, California. He uses temporary sculptures and photography to investigate visual or personal relationships that exist within domestic spaces. Clausen earned a bachelors’ degree in Art and Physics from University of California, Davis, and a graduate degree from the California College of the Arts. He was awarded a Graduate Fellowship at the Headlands Center for the Arts for the 2006-2007 year.
Clausen has exhibited work at Rena Bransten Gallery, the San Jose Institute for Contemporary Art, the Contemporary Art Museum in Houston, Kala Art Institute, Ampersand International Arts, the Exploratorium and is part of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco collection.
Los Angeles, CA, USA, Earth- Amy has never given up on the idea that she might one day be famous again. Amy has a BFA from Sonoma State University in Traditional printmaking, and an MFA from California College of Art in Photography. She has exhibited her photography and short films in the Moscow Biennial; the Institute for Contemporary Art, San Jose; Valand School of Art, Gothenberg, Sweden; Tart Gallery, San Francisco; the DiRosa Preserve, Napa, CA; Materials and Applications, Los Angeles, CA; and The SilverLake Film Festival, Los Angeles, CA. She is one of the founding members of Mess Hall Collective and works closely with the band Forever What? as an image consultant. She also sells pants, wigs and alcohol to famous people.
Chicago, IL, USA, Earth- Lee Pembleton has been composing and performing music and art for over twenty years. The bulk of that time has been spent investigating media environments and creating performative installations. His current works push the idea of performance into the realm of founding nonprofit arts organizations, film production studios, and large-scale sculpture gardens. He has been a member of several contemporary music/performance ensembles & jazz bands along with the occasional rock, psychedelic & folk groups. He has performed his works at a variety of venues, ranging from the Smithsonian's Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden to Chicago's infamous punk club, the Czar Bar. His installations have been featured in museums, galleries and clubs in America and Europe.
Lubbock, TX, USA, Earth- Currently living in Lubbock, this West Texas native teaches AP Physics, Astronomy and is the coach of the most successful high school chess team in Lubbock – the Matador Knights – at Estacado High School. Yet he also is an internationally exhibited artist having shown in France, China, and extensively in the United States. His individual practice is accompanied by participation with various artist based groups that have awarded him with numerous exhibitions, press, and accolades. Whitfill is a founding member of the RJP Nomadic Gallery, Free Range Creatives, Culture Laboratory, The Button Project, and Earthbound Moon.
Washington, D.C., USA, Earth- Carson Murdach was born and raised in Tacoma, Washington. He received his BFA in Steel and Bronze Sculpture from Washington State University and his MFA in Painting and Drawing from California Collage of the Arts in San Francisco. Carson went on to make a career in the San Francisco Bay Area as a Museum Technician. He has shown paintings and sculptures at Ego Park Gallery, Oakland Art Gallery, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, Steven Zevitas Gallery in Boston and Aqua Art in Miami. In 2011 Carson moved to Washington D.C. to work at National Gallery of Art as a Museum Specialist. He continues his studio art practice at the Washington, D.C. Brookland studios He has supported himself by working as foundry worker, metal fabricator, bus driver, tour guide, and working in Alaska as a Naturalist/Bear Guide.
Chicago, IL, USA, Earth