b'Artist BiographiesKarl Burkheimerb. 1965, Raleigh, North Carolina; lives in PortlandBurkheimer received his MFA from the Department of Craft and Material Studies, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, and a BED in Architecture from North Carolina State University, Raleigh. He has had solo exhibitions at LAVC Art Gallery, Los Angeles Valley College; Private Places, Portland; Linfield Gallery, Linfield College, McMinnville, Oregon; and Disjecta Contemporary Arts Center, Portland; and been included in group exhibitions at Portland Art Museum, Oregon; Outpost Projects, Yucca Valley, California; American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York; Denny Substation Project, Seattle; Museum of Contemporary Craft, Portland; and Contemporary Craft, Pittsburgh, among others. Burkheimer is currently the chair of the MFA in Craft at Oregon College of Art and Craft.Ben Buswellb. 1974, Dallas, Oregon; lives in PortlandBuswell received his MA and MFA from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and his BFA from Oregon State University, Corvallis. His work has been the subject of solo exhibitions at spaces including SFCC Fine Arts Gallery, Spokane Falls Community College, Washington; Fairbanks Gallery of Art, Oregon State University, Corvallis; Art Gym at Marylhurst University, Oregon; CoCA Belltown Gallery, Seattle; Rock Creek Helzer Gallery, Portland Community College; and Tilt Gallery and Project Space, Portland. He has been included in group exhibitions at Fairbanks Gallery of Art; Oregon State University, Corvallis; Portland Art Museum; Disjecta Contemporary Art Center, Portland; Bellevue Arts Museum, Bellevue, Washington; CoCA Belltown Gallery, Seattle; RAID Projects, Los Angeles; The Littman and White Galleries, Portland State University; and Interstate Firehouse Cultural Center, Portland.103'