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Josiah McElheny, Sculptor

Mr. McElheny lives and works in Brooklyn, New York. He received a B.F.A. in 1988 from the Rhode Island School of Design and apprenticed with master glassblowers Ronald Wilkins, Jan-Erik Ritzman, Sven-Ake Caarlson, and Lino Tagliapietra. He has had one-person exhibitions at the Henry Art Gallery, Seattle; Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston; Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco; and Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea, Santiago de Compostela. His work has been exhibited at SITE Santa Fe and the Whitney Biennial (2000). He was the recipient of a Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Award in 1995, and in 2006 he was awarded a MacArthur Foundation Fellowship. He has taught at Yale at various times since 2002 and was appointed senior critic in sculpture in 2008.

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