wendy wischer

Born in Wisconsin 1971, Wendy Wischer currently lives and works in Salt Lake City, Utah. She received an MFA from Florida State University,1995 and a BFA from the University of Wisconsin Madison,1993. Wischer creates work in a variety of media from sculptural objects, to installations, video and public works. Much of the artwork is based on blurring the separation between the intrinsic history of working with nature and the cutting edge of New Genre and New Media.  She is the recipient of numerous grants including the Pollock-Krasner Grant, the South Florida Consortium, the Florida Individual Artist Fellowship, the Utah Division of Arts & Museums Visual Arts Fellowship and recently several prominent research grants from the University of Utah where she is an Assistant Professor in Sculpture Intermedia.  Wendy has exhibited extensively nationally, and her international exhibits include Spain, the Dominican Republic, Mexico, Italy and Israel.  She is an alumni of the Creative Capitol Professional development program and her work is part of several public collections including the Perez Art Museum, Art Bank Art in Public Places Miami, a permanent outdoor installation with Art in Public Places Miami Beach, The Boca Museum of Art in Baca Raton Florida and the Utah Division of Arts & Museums Collection.