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


Residents
SHAN WALLACE

SHAN WALLACE

SHAN is an award-winning photographer, artist, and freedom fighter from East Baltimore. Inspired by the service of social change and the social power of art, and harsh realities rooted in racial and economic divides during her upbringing in poverty, SHAN uses the lens to document communities of the African diaspora. Her work conveys and reveals...
Poncili Creación (Pablo and Efrain Del Hierro)

Poncili Creación (Pablo and Efrain Del Hierro)

Poncili Creación is a Puerto Rican group that generates performance and audio-visual experiences that sprout from their interactive sculptures they call objects. They have focused their body of work in the relationship between objects and reality. Since 2012, they have worked with large-scale objects, installations, and video. Although they are most known for their performances that...
Jessica Gaynelle Moss

Jessica Gaynelle Moss

Jessica Gaynelle Moss is an artist, writer and entrepreneur. As an ardent advocate for artists, arts education and communities of color, in 2016 she founded The Roll Up, a national network of art incubators embedded in neighborhoods across the United States. Prior, she served as the Creative Director of the Harvey B. Gantt Center for African...
Daniel B. Coleman

Daniel B. Coleman

Daniel B. Coleman (he/they) lives a life-project centered life that de-compartmentalizes his work as an artist, scholar, and organizer between the U.S. South (NC) and the Mexican South (Chiapas). Each of these elements are an integral part of who he is in the world. Daniel is an Assistant Professor in Women’s and Gender Studies at...
Hale Ekinci

Hale Ekinci

Hale Ekinci is a Chicago-based Turkish interdisciplinary artist and Associate Professor of Art at North Central College, teaching a variety of courses in the Digital Art field. She spent childhood and much of her young adult years in Turkey, the homeland that she brings in and out of focus throughout her works. She completed her...
Samantha  Burns

Samantha Burns

Samantha Burns an interdisciplinary artist based in Southwest Florida, working with sculpture, printmaking, and installation-based practices. She received her Master of Fine Arts in Interdisciplinary Studio Art from Florida State University. Burns considers herself a composer of sorts, assembling and manipulating materials in order to create new temporal networks of dependence and dialogue. These arrangements...
Andrea Vail

Andrea Vail

  Andrea Vail is interested in the emphasis that American culture places on amassing stuff in pursuit of happiness and the ironic emptiness to which it leads. Hinged on textile traditions and techniques, her practice materializes as sculpture, installation, and collaborative exchange. Vail is an artist, teacher, and facilitator based in Charlotte, NC. She is the...
Spencer Merolla

Spencer Merolla

Spencer Merolla studied religion as an undergraduate and had embarked on a career in academia before finding her way back to her first love, visual art. Her work explores the social practices and material culture of grief and remembrance through various affectively-charged materials. During Merolla’s residency, she created Album Amicorum.  
Milla Toukkari

Milla Toukkari

Milla Toukkari is a visual artist from Helsinki, Finland. She has graduated with an MFA and MoA, majoring in printmaking and design. Her works are indebted to the transformative and transitional processes essential to printmaking, even though the pieces also involve elements from photography, writing, and installation. Nonetheless, the ever-fleeing and ultimately deconstructive nature of...
lydia see

lydia see

lydia see is a multidisciplinary practitioner, educator, and curator of art + archives who is passionate about the uses of art for social justice + civic engagement. Working primarily at the intersections of photography with fiber/object/craft/performance, her practice involves material and conceptual investigation through research and collection and is rooted in history: literal and conceptual,...
Kimberly Lyle

Kimberly Lyle

Kimberly Lyle’s work explores our human relationships to systems of language, communication, learning, and technology. Within each of these systems she often uses translation as a strategy for understanding the movement of meaning – between languages, between people, between mediums. By questioning these larger structures in often personal ways, she hopes to better understand how...
Alejandro Franco

Alejandro Franco

Alejandro Franco’s work is a quest to find a new function for discarded objects, to give them a new role, a new life. In an industrial landscape where made objects and information flows overwhelm us, he finds fulfillment in building characters out of various objects that were previously resting without purpose. Seeking hidden similarities between...