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Aram Han Sifuentes

Aram Han Sifuentes, A Mend: Collection of Scraps from Local Seamstresses and Tailors, 2011-2013, Jean cut off scraps, gold denim thread.​
Aram Han Sifuentes, A Mend: Collection of Scraps from Local Seamstresses and Tailors, 2011-2013, Jean cut off scraps, gold denim thread.​

 

Aram Han Sifuentes is a social practice fiber artist and works closely with Chicago-based non-profit organizations, community centers, and public schools to facilitate workshops for immigrant communities. She has exhibited her work at the LuXun Academy of Fine Art in Shenyang, China; the Society for Contemporary Craft in Pittsburgh, PA; and Ithaca College in Ithaca, New York. Her solo exhibitions include “A Mend” at Babson College in Wellesley, MA, and “73,000 waiting” at the Chicago Artists Coalition in Chicago, IL in October 2015. She has done workshops and “Immigrant Takeovers” at the Center for Craft Creativity and Design in Ashville, NC, and the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington, D.C. Han earned her BA in Art and Latin American Studies from the University of California, Berkeley in 2008, her Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Fine Art from the Maryland Institute College of Art in 2011, and her MFA in Fiber and Material Studies from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2013. She is currently a Lecturer at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

 

Resident year: 
2015-2016
Cohort Group: 
Artist Resident