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Maggie Puckett

Maggie Puckett is an activist, educator, and interdisciplinary artist, combining art and science to explore the complicated history and future of anthropogenic effects on the Earth’s systems. Through handmade paper, artist’s books, and environmental works her practice navigates our planet from atmosphere to core, examining ecological history and visualizing predictions of future global change. She is currently collaborating with Melissa Potter on Seeds InService, a radical craft initiative inspired by Jane Addams that explores the intersections of the art of hand papermaking with gardening, social practice, community engagement, and creative pedagogy in Columbia College Chicago’s The Papermaker’s Garden. Maggie holds a Bachelor’s degree in Studio Art from New York University and an MFA in Interdisciplinary Art from Columbia College Chicago. 

Resident year: 
2014
Cohort Group: 
Artist Leader