Elsewhere is a museum and artist residency set in a 3-floor, former, thrift store. With people and things, we build collaborative futures.


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Jason Swienckowski

Jason Swienckowski

  Jason is an artist/designer based in Raleigh, North Carolina. His interests include: cooking for people, creating silly objects, imbuing his surroundings with whimsical magic, riding his bike everywhere, and believing in things. Jason is passionate about fostering communal spaces where individuals can feel held and supported through creative healing practices. He is very excited to...
Mia Cinelli

Mia Cinelli

  Mia Cinelli is a multidisciplinary artist, designer, and educator. Driven by curiosity and informed by design methodologies, her practice produces a variety of creative outcomes— including digital typefaces, discursive objects, public installations, and sewn sculptures. In all of her work, she is most interested in designing experiences which engender meaningful interactions and discussions. She’s fascinated...
Calliope George

Calliope George

  With roots in Shakespeare and improvisation, Calliope finds home in humor. She dabbles in the worlds of performance, music, fashion, and interior design while eating things she likely burned in the oven. Calliope hopes to continue her journeys in storytelling, traveling, and trail searching en route to becoming a quirky and grey-haired theatre teacher.    
Emary Parisi

Emary Parisi

  Emary Parisi is curious about her surroundings. Her medium is observation, her work is a direct response to the environment she’s in. Investigating any practice or material in her proximity, Emary gathers information and traces the translations of things. Here, correlations unfold exposing existing patterns and structures–– evidence of the interconnectedness of everything. Attention, and...
David Alpert

David Alpert

  David Alpert is an artist and curator living and working in Kansas City. He likes interactions, connections, and exploring feelings. He believes in listening compassionately to yourself and others. Through a visual dialogue, he promotes and researches his interests and beliefs.    
Sharbreon Plummer

Sharbreon Plummer

  Sharbreon is an artist, storyteller and Ph.D. candidate in Art Education. Her research and practice focus on fiber art and textiles, communal knowledge production, intuition, ancestry and empathy. Her upbringing in southern Louisiana informs her interest and investment in how culture and ancestral memory act as influencers of personal expression and contemporary work, specifically within...
Sophie Sanders

Sophie Sanders

  Sanders paintings, prints, and fiber works use gesture and iconic imagery to convey the inner potency and tenacity of her subjects. In recent works, she visualizes a space of feminist sanctuary, where individuals can find a sense of restoration and rejuvenation. Other works explore interconnectivity through the visual metaphor of a mandala, the human eye,...
Judith G. Levy

Judith G. Levy

  Judith G. Levy’s work explores complexity, commonality and contradiction in personal stories, historical narratives and socio-cultural issues. Levy frequently uses found objects, found photographs and found video footage in her work. She uses her queer gaze to examine memory, authenticity, and desire, while she reconfigures and recreates in order to describe departures from traditional understandings...
William Plummer

William Plummer

  William is fascinated by the way objects can reflect culture, and by extension, a sense of place and belonging. As a gender non-binary individual with American and Taiwanese heritage, they live an experience that falls between standard lines of definition. Their most recent work concerns generational archive, using laborious processes such as beading and weaving...
Hollie Lyko

Hollie Lyko

  Hollie Lyko grew up northwest of Philadelphia in the small suburb of Hatfield, Pennsylvania. She is influenced by the spaces she encountered as a child, both domestic and public. Her studio practice manifests itself from the curio cabinet holding porcelain treasures to the souvenir of a tourist attraction gift shop. Hollie is currently based in...
Charis Fleshner

Charis Fleshner

  Charis Fleshner is a mixed media visual artist who calls Colorado home, along with Goober cat, the best and worst studio assistant ever. Charis was accepted into University of New Mexico’s MFA program under painting and drawing but rebelled against categorization and fell in love with soft sculpture there instead. She is inspired by the...
Cara Hagan

Cara Hagan

  Cara Hagan is a mover, maker, writer, curator, champion of just communities, and a dreamer. She believes in the power of art to upend the laws of time and physics. In her work, no object or outcome is sacred; but the ritual to get there, is.