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


2012
Programs | Emily Ensminger

Programs | Emily Ensminger

EMILY ENSMINGER | PROGRAM CURATOR Emily Ensminger is from Durham, NC and currently serves as Elsewhere’s Program Curator. She attended the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, graduating with a BA in Visual and Critical studies and is certified as an urban agriculturalist. Emily began her career at Elsewhere as a resident artists in 2012...
Emeritus | Valerie Wiseman

Emeritus | Valerie Wiseman

  VALERIE WISEMAN | COMMUNICATIONS CURATOR (2012-2015) Valerie is an artist and administrator interested in the intersection of public programs and creative fields. She also worked with the North Carolina Entrepreneurship Center at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and holds a BA in Communications & Media and focus in Arts Administration from Goucher College in Baltimore, MD. Valerie...

Production | Jennie Carlisle

JENNIE CARLISLE / PRODUCTIONS CURATOR was born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and came to North Carolina by way of New York, Massachusetts and Pennsylvania.  Her writing and curatorial work focus on the relationship between art and cultural politics in the 21st Century.  She aims to lend ideas a social form by bringing people together to...
Communications | Valerie Wiseman

Communications | Valerie Wiseman

                                              VALERIE WISEMAN / COMMUNICATIONS CURATOR is an organizer, designer, and media creator from North Carolina. She holds a BA in Communications & Media and focus in Arts Administration from Goucher College in Baltimore, MD. She also works with North Carolina Entrepreneurship Center at UNCG and has held internships with the Greensboro Jewish Federation and Greensboro Chamber of...
Building | Paul Howe

Building | Paul Howe

PAUL HOWE / BUILDING CURATOR is a sculptor, builder, re-arranger, and maintenance expert. He fixes public infrastructure for free, engineers off the cuff, and believes that the value of a thing lies in the stuff it is of, not its decorations, though decorations are okay sometimes. He has worked at Franconia Sculpture Park in Minnesota,...
Houspitality | Emily Ensminger

Houspitality | Emily Ensminger

EMILY ENSMINGER | HOUSPITALITY CURATOR is an artist and urban farmer living in Durham, NC. She attended the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, graduating with a BA in Visual and Critical studies and is certified as an urban agriculturalist. When not working with her Dad at their three Inner-city farms, she can be...
Andrea Polli

Andrea Polli

Andrea Polli is an artist working at the intersection of art, science and technology, whose practice includes media installation, public interventions, curating and directing art and community projects and writing. She holds a doctorate in practice-led research from the University of Plymouth in the UK and her latest book is Far Field: Digital Culture, Climate Change...
Yahya Alazrak

Yahya Alazrak

Yahya Alazrak (Productions Assistant) is committed to living life more authentically (being true to himself) and anecdotally (getting good stories out of it).  He studied Film, Religious Studies and Community and Justice Studies at Guilford College in Greensboro – a result of and resulting in a calling to the places where people make connections, and spaces...
Jared Brown

Jared Brown

Jared Brown (Productions Assistant) is an electronics engineer, builder and former espresso machine mechanic from Virginia.  He believes that learning is done by not just reading the writing on the wall but by playing with these words and even dissecting the wall itself.
Bridget Quinn

Bridget Quinn

  Bridget Quinn is a wanderer from Austin Texas. Her recent work explores the places in-between; where paths cut through tiny urban forests and prairies and where accidental collaborations between strangers and wildlife span decades. Elsewhere Project / Musical Intercom System
Billy Ghayas

Billy Ghayas

Billy Ghayas (Operations Assistant and jack of all trades) / An old soul experiencing life to the fullest, currently studying in a pre-med discipline focusing on psychology at the University of North Carolina- Wilmington. Previous exertions in the artistic field include carrying out street art activities and an internship with Nike in NYC. Future endeavors...
Alison Wilder

Alison Wilder

Alison Wilder: I associate “play” with liberating myself from habitual tasks. Familiar processes, even loved ones, can easily seem like “work” if they’re pursued for practical reasons. Remembering to integrate new processes can reinvigorate familiar practices. Starting a work of art is ideally a practice in playing. Elsewhere Project / Fact, Simile