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


2019
Courtney Brooke

Courtney Brooke

  Courtney is an artist and maker from Visalia, California who received her BFA in drawing and painting at California State University in Long Beach, CA. After graduation she began working at a non-profit art center for adults with developmental disabilities. In her own work, she is fascinated by the infinite shapes and patterns found in...
Fly Down From Us

Fly Down From Us

Thorn Collaborative (NY, NY & Boone, NC) October 2019. Rope, Pulley (made from Museum Collection wheel components), Fabric (Museum Collection), Scrabble Dice (Museum Collection), Glass Bottles (Museum Collection), Paper, Ink, White Wax (Museum Collection), Apples, Custom Garments “If we follow the trajectory of eros we consistently find it tracing out this same route: it moves out from...
Boundary Workout

Boundary Workout

April Danielle Lewis (Baltimore, MD) October 2019. Museum collection ribbon, plywood, hardware. “Caring for myself is not self-indulgent it is self-preservation and that is an act of political warfare.” Audre Lorde “Do you already know that your existence–who and how you are–is in and of itself a contribution to the people and place around you? Not after or...
Nich Graham

Nich Graham

Nich uses art to conjure immersive experience(s) and emotions within himself and others. Through human expression, he weaves together photography, poetry / creative writing, spoken word, illustration, multimedia, public installations, and bookmaking. He finds power in story–the way folktales travel through time, and how stories continuously shape many aspects in life. He seeks to create...
Yari De Jesus

Yari De Jesus

Yari is a queer woman of color, an artist, and art historian focusing on bringing light and creating better opportunities in art spaces for queer artists of color. Even while pursuing her undergrad she took every opportunity to focus her papers on censorship of queer artist and lead seminar discussions on intersectional feminism. Her greatest...
Social Sensory Stimulation

Social Sensory Stimulation

Diana Laurel Caramat (Norfolk, VA / Seattle, WA) Southern Constellations Fellow. February 2019. HD video documentation with sound. Series of participatory workshops with glue polymer, museum collection items, glass jar. Dimensions variable. Caramat created three sensory-based bodies of work in Social Sensory Stimulation: a video series, a sculptural object, and a social framework for interaction. Designed to accommodate...
Riley Cox

Riley Cox

Riley Cox is a Greensboro native currently studying sculpture at the Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore. She grew up surrounded by a family working in textiles, which led to an early love for texture and material exploration. She is interested in the healing properties of creative play and working in a communal setting....
Mindy Dunn

Mindy Dunn

Mindy is a self-proclaimed master-of-none that enjoys taking things apart almost as much as she enjoys cozying up in dark corners. Currently working on her Bachelor’s in Parks and Recreation Management, she loves getting dirt under her nails and has a well-honed talent for googling things to assist in the problem-solving process. In her free...
Jon Pulse

Jon Pulse

Jon Pulse is a flamboyant Aquarian and embroidery artist based in Savannah, Georgia. Utilizing his composition skills and strong eye for color theory, Jon likes to experiment with unconventional materials in creating art that dazzles the eye. He draws inspiration from the bright colorful patterning and geometric shape he finds in discarded fabrics, as well...
Paige Reitterer

Paige Reitterer

Paige has BFA in painting and printmaking from Virginia Commonwealth University. Her work involves exploring human connections with nature. One can often find her outdoors, turning over rocks and logs to find a new critter to study.
Lottie Sebes

Lottie Sebes

As a child, Lottie was confused that her friends wanted to play with Barbies. In her house, dolls and their disembodied parts were her father’s domain, along with broken kitchen appliances, Indian educational posters about personal hygiene, and hundreds of recorded VHS tapes of “very important” movies, recorded from TV. Lottie’s art draws on her...
Erin Ethridge + Colleen Marie Foley

Erin Ethridge + Colleen Marie Foley

Interdisciplinary artists Erin Ethridge(left) and Colleen Marie Foley(right) have been working together as Thorn since 2015. As a collaborative, Thorn questions ideas of shared or composite identity, memory and body. Thorn takes their relationship as subject and tool, searching for places where the physical and psychic boundaries between them soften and become permeable. They negotiate...