Susie Ganch is an artist living in Richmond, VA, where she is an Associate Professor in the Department of Craft/Material Studies at Virginia Commonwealth University. Ganch received her MFA from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Issues of waste and cultural habits of consumption are imbued through her work. Part of her practice is Directing Radical Jewelry Makeover, an international jewelry mining, and recycling project that continues to travel across the country and abroad. Recent solo exhibitions: Different Land | Different Sea, Penland Gallery, Penland, NC, and Have a Nice Day, Quirk Gallery, Richmond, VA. Current and recent exhibitions include Fault Lines: Art and the Environment, NCMA, Raleigh, NC, and This Present Moment: Crafting a Better World, Smithsonian American Art Museum Renwick Gallery, Washington D.C.
Her work has been included nationally and internationally in museum exhibitions including the National Museum for Women in the Arts, MFA Boston, the Design Museum, London, the National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia, Ueno Royal Museum, Tokyo, Japan, Kohler Art Center, Sheboygan, WI, Milwaukee Art Museum. Public/private collections include Smithsonian American Art Museum, Renwick Gallery, Washington D.C., LACMA, Los Angeles, CA, Asheville Art Museum, NC, MFA Boston, MA, Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton, MA, Metal Museum, Memphis, TN, Quirk Hotel, Richmond, VA, John Michael Kohler Art Center, Sheboygan, WI, and Kohler Company, Kohler, WI. Grants include Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Fellowship, Peter S. Reed Foundation Grant, Theresa Pollack Fine Art Award, a VA Commission for the Arts Grant, and multiple VCU Faculty Research Grants. She is represented by Sienna Patti Contemporary Gallery.
Courtney Mattison hand-crafts intricate and large-scale sculptural works that visualize climate change through the fragile beauty of marine life. Her background in marine conservation science informs her work, which has been commissioned internationally for permanent collections including those of the U.S. Embassy in Jakarta and Lindblad Expeditions’ National Geographic Endurance ship. Her exhibition history includes solo shows at the Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art, the U.S. Department of Commerce headquarters, the New Bedford Whaling Museum, and ICA San Diego/North, where she was Artist in Residence. Curated group exhibitions include “Fragile Earth” at the Brandywine Museum of Art and “Beijing 2022” at the U.S. Ambassador’s Residence in China. In 2020, the United Nations Postal Administration published Mattison’s work on a stamp to commemorate Earth Day. Born in 1985, Mattison received an interdisciplinary Bachelor of Arts degree in marine ecology and ceramic sculpture from Skidmore College in 2008 and a Master of Arts degree in environmental studies from Brown University with thesis coursework at the Rhode Island School of Design in 2011. Her work has been featured on the covers of American Craft, Nature, Beaux Arts and Brown Alumni magazines, and by Smithsonian Magazine, Good Morning America, Oprah Magazine and BBC World Service. She lives and works in San Francisco.
Meghan Price is a Canadian visual artist living in Montreal. She has exhibited in spaces across Canada and internationally including the Canadian Cultural Centre (Paris), Fiberspace (Stockholm), The Centre for Craft Creativity and Design (Asheville) and YYZ (Toronto). Price has held residencies at the Banff Centre, the Scottish Sculpture Workshop and the Icelandic Textile Center and will be Artist-in-Residence in Studio Arts at Concordia University (Montreal) beginning in the fall of ‘23. Price’s work is in the Idea Exchange contemporary textile collection and in the corporate collections of Aimia, Canada Goose, RBC and TD Bank. Her practice has been awarded support by numerous agencies including the Canada Council for the Arts. Meghan Price is represented by United Contemporary (Toronto).
Adrien Segal is an artist and writer based in Oakland, California. Drawing from landscape, science, history, emotion, and perception, her sculpture synthesizes information into knowledge as an intently human experience. Her work has been exhibited internationally since 2007, and is published in several books and academic journals. She has been awarded numerous Artist Residencies across the US, Canada, and Europe. Adrien was the Latham Fellow at IIT Institute of Design in Chicago in 2020, and has held Visiting Artist positions at San Diego State University and at California College of the Arts, where she teaches art and design. Adrien pursues her creative practice out of her studio on the former Naval Base in Alameda, California.