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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Productions | Thea Cohen

Productions | Thea Cohen

  Thea Cohen has a background in mixed media installation with experience working both individually and collaboratively. Her creations utilize various combinations of sculpture, video, animation, puppetry, projection, set, prop, & costume design, and performance. Her methods of fabrication include, but are not limited to: wood, metal, glass, textiles, paper/cardboard, clay, paint, and found objects. Thea...
Programs | Jess Hoyle

Programs | Jess Hoyle

Jess Hoyle | They/Them   Jess Hoyle, is an artist, art worker, activist and writer. Their personal work explores ideas of memory, histories and concepts of truth and personal fictions through the use of primarily lens-based mediums, printmaking and textiles. Their activism work centers around anti-racism, anti-sexism and equity work, creating level ground. At Elsewhere, they...
Matthew T. Giddings | Executive Director

Matthew T. Giddings | Executive Director

Matthew T. Giddings (né Searle, he/him/his) is an artist, a partner and a parent, administrator, and collaborator from South Bend, Indiana. With two studio art degrees, he set out to learn to engage communities in the arts effectively and equitably. A non-linear path led him through an art and technology museum, working with artists with...
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...
Jordan Wason

Jordan Wason

  Jordan Wason (J.R.) is an artist from New Jersey, living in New York, who animates objects, co-hosts happenings where art is destroyed, and plays music. He constantly shuffles himself between the three. All his creations journal his attempts at making meaning through absurdity, the rawness of improvisation, and the discovery of narrative within spaces and...
Mark Fleuridor

Mark Fleuridor

  Mark Fleuridor is a Haitian American artist born and raised in Miami, Florida. He graduated from the Maryland Institute College of Art with a BFA in Painting (2019). Fleuridor explores his own personal history within his Haitian background and familial religious experiences. These topics are explored through mediums such as painting, performance, quilting and collage. ...
Jasmine Best

Jasmine Best

  Jasmine Best is a true Southern Artist, gathering narratives from her Carolinian family and childhood. The North Carolina based artist uses her personal memories and manipulations of her memories to create dialogues about the black female identity in the south and in predominately white spaces. Her work often depicts maternal figures, each depicting the diversity...
Craig Deppen Auge

Craig Deppen Auge

  Craig Deppen Auge is an artist currently residing in Kansas City, Missouri. His works explore the relationship between material, shape, color, gesture, mark-making, site and self. He merges and flows between collage, alternative bookmaking, salvage assemblage, and impromptu public intervention. Ephemeral, formal explorations reflect through-lines of self, and potentially activate collective deja-vu. Craig previously attended...
Kylee jo

Kylee jo

  Kylee jo recently finished her BFA in drawing from the University of Florida, and is still figuring out her identity as an artist. In her multi-media paintings and installations (which sometimes incorporate film and/or sound) she tends to use humorous modes such as cartoons and warped realities to present gendered stereotypes. Materials she uses range...
Reona Woods

Reona Woods

  Reona Woods is an artist working with code, electronics, video and sculpture. She earned her BFA at Florida State University in Interactive Media. Her work complies, recomposes, and repeats information by manipulating images and text from the Internet or live data. The work adheres to code or rules as a means to organize abundance.
Sidra Paige

Sidra Paige

  Sidra is a writer and visual artist whose work is characterized by the dark side of human nature and metaphysics. She finds power in story and uses it to explore taboos within the human psyche. Lately she has been focused on writing but is ready to incorporate both creative writing and painting in order to...
Vonnie Quest

Vonnie Quest

  Born and raised in Milwaukee, WI, Devon Smith (b.1991) better known as Vonnie Quest is an Interdisciplinary Documentary Artist and independent curator. His practice examines the intersections of history, place, personal identity, and memory. Working with various material and mediums, Quest situates his work within the sphere of experimental video. Influenced by Afrofuturism, Science Fiction,...