Wednesday, December 15, 2010
Claire Zitzow was born and raised near Richmond, Virginia. She attended Virginia Commonwealth University from 2002 to 2008. There she earned a Bachelor's of Fine Arts from the sculpture department and a Bachelor's of Interdisciplinary Studies with a focus on "intercultural urban studies". In 2005 she received an international travel grant which she used to explore and research the nitrate factories and abandoned housing in the Atacama desert of Chile. In 2006 Claire received a fellowship from the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, as well as a John Roos Memorial Scholarship. From 2008 until the present, Claire has been at the University of California, San Diego pursuing her master's degree and working on creative projects in the San Diego area. With the help of other graduate students at UCSD, she organized Satellite Ensemble, an ongoing alternative exhibition and workshop program in the San Diego area.taken from (http://www.theandrewsgallery.com/gallery.aspx?gallery=current) check it out! It's pretty great! Here's some photos of Claire.