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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Chris "The Health Hippie" Omni, MPH

Chris “The Health Hippie” Omni, MPH

  Chris Omni, MPH, affectionately known as The Health Hippie, is a multi-disciplinary, award-winning entrepreneur, scholar, and artist who exclusively and unapologetically focuses on the health and wellbeing of Black women. Chris’s life is woven in between the words of Audre Lorde, “Pain is important: how we evade it, how we succumb to it, how we...
John-Mark Daniel

John-Mark Daniel

  John-Mark Daniel is a community artist and educator from Eden, North Carolina and he is currently based out of Durham, NC. He received his BA in Community Art and Spanish in 2019. He works in a number of two-dimensional media such as paint, collage, and fibers. He enjoys art making most when it is collaborative,...
Zach Whitworth

Zach Whitworth

  Zach Whitworth (b. 1996) is a scholar, art worker, and educator from southern Oregon, USA. He studies ecology, networks, information, and some other things. He likes books, conversations, long walks, and skipping rocks.    
Nicole Asselin

Nicole Asselin

  Nicole Asselin is a textile artist and educator based in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Her work explores the intersection of craft, technology and the natural world. Asselin’s practice is narrative, telling the story of an object or material and its potential, both real and imagined. Her work utilizes magnification, abstraction, hyper-local material, and a hybrid digital/analog...
Anne Wu

Anne Wu

  Anne Wu is an established exhibiting artist working out of northern New Mexico. Curiosity inspires her to explore a variety of media and techniques to create dimensional objects and installations. The last decade has been spent primarily in cutting perfectly good pieces of fabric into very tiny pieces and sewing them back together.    
Elicia Epstein

Elicia Epstein

  In her practice, Elicia Epstein works across a variety of media, from sculpture and installation, to documentary photography and video, publication and collage. The objects and experiences Elicia creates serve as visual, physical and spiritual interventions. Whimsy and “nonsense” are essential to Elicia’s life and art practice; as a practicing Jewitch, magic and art are...
Sareh Imani

Sareh Imani

  Sareh Imani is an Iranian-born artist who lives and works in Brooklyn, New York. Imani received an MFA in Painting from the University of Tehran and an MFA from the Parsons School of Design in New York. Her interdisciplinary work incorporates video installation, sculpture, and performance, through which she explores the reparative potentials of art...
Piero Passacantando

Piero Passacantando

Piero Passacantando (b. 1979 in Rome, Italy) is an interdisciplinary artist. His work combines painting, food, music, photography and participatory workshops focusing on dialogue, conviviality, and empathy. In addition, for the past 8 years, while he has been actively working as an artist, Piero has also delivering training and elbow-to-elbow support for healthcare software, specializing...
Adam Eckstrom

Adam Eckstrom

Adam Eckstrom is half of the artist collaborative Ghost of a Dream. The collaborative’s work embodies the essence of opulence while being constructed of materials that typically end up in the trash. They mine popular culture searching for discarded materials that people use trying to reach their goals. Whether it is a Hollywood film...
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...
Haley Schnebele

Haley Schnebele

Haley is an artist from Virginia. She graduated in 2018 from Virginia Tech with a BFA in Fine Arts as well as a BA in Art History. She would say that her focus is in mixed media sculpture but that’s because she does not really have a focus. She is interested in woodworking, metalworking, painting,...
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...