Sculpture

Past Resident

Briona Hendren

Briona Hendren is an interdisciplinary artist, based in the San Francisco Bay Area working primarily in sculpture, installation, and performance art.

She began seriously creating works of art after a chaotic change of events during her 4th year of college when she was pursuing a degree in psychology at University of Hawaii at Manoa. In May 2016, Briona completed her Bachelors of Fine Arts degree in Sculpture with a minor in Museum and Gallery Methods.

Through various mediums, Briona’s art analyzes paths of the human endeavor, concepts of the human condition, and the psychological processing that is intertwined in both every step of the way.

Presently, she is attending her second artist residency in upstate New York, and preparing a large-scale public art commission that will be installed in Rohnert Park, CA, Winter 2017.

Past Resident

Marisa Piló

Marisa Piló (b. 1984) currently lives and works in Nazaré, Portugal. Between 2007 and 2014, she attended the Bachelor's Degree and Master in Fine Arts at the Escola Superior de Artes e Desing, Caldas da Rainha. Since 2007 she has been participating in several collective National Exhibitions.

Her creative process covers various means of artistic expression, despite revealing a close relationship sculpture, objects, studies how decontextualized objects and give them a new languages and new expressions.

Past Resident

Aparna Sarkar

Aparna Sarkar is a mixed-media artist and teacher in Brooklyn, NY. Her work deals with the meeting of the sacred and profane in the brown female body, as related to the notion of the othered body. She depicts this body as both a vessel and a barrier. She draws on Hindu mythology and queer theory to discuss hybrid identities and the potential of myth to affect reality. Aparna graduated with a BA from Pomona College, majoring in mathematics and minoring in art. She teaches in the math department at Saint Ann’s School. At Arts Letters & Numbers, Aparna will be collaborating with resident Sam Keene to create a series of painted, sculptural forms.

Past Resident

William Fillmore

William Fillmore was raised in Fullerton, California. After earning his Bachelors in Business Administration, he pursued his desire for making art, and earned his MFA in Sculpture in 2013, from Indian University, Bloomington, Indiana. Since graduating William has participated in numerous Artist in Residence programs, including The Banff Centre, Banff, Alberta, Canada, Core Clay Studios, Cincinnati, Ohio, Franconia Sculpture Park, Schafer, Minnesota, Campos De Gutierrez, Medellin, Colombia, and Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, Vermont. William has had the great fortune to profess his passion for the studio arts for the last seven years as a professor of visual art at colleges and universities, from Indiana, California, North Carolina, and now New York. William’s creative style and tastes are as eclectic as varied as his career. He takes great pleasure in questioning what is possible with material and ideas, and above all else he loves fucking with people’s expectations…