The Great Escape
Industrial Painting #2
Industrial Painting #4
I Can't Wait for the Day When I Can Again Touch a Stranger
|Experienced With||Collaboration, Lectures, Public art, Speaking engagements, Teaching engagements|
I am a multi disciplinary sculptor focused on a studio practice of making physical artworks and creating socially engaged projects.
I am attuned to the contradictions, nuances, beauty, sadness, and ridiculousness saturating the cultural atmosphere of contemporary life in America. My attunement to the visual and cultural landscape of the moment is the driving force behind much of my work. I use the cast off materials, media, and images of mass production and culture to enable my work to hold both humor and the solemness of our contemporary endeavors.
Blaine Siegel is a multi disciplinary sculptor with a social engagement practice. He earned a BFA in Art Photography from Syracuse University and an MFA in Sculpture from The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. He has exhibited work throughout the United States and in Arles, France. Blaine was the artist in residence at the Pittsburgh International Airport from January 2018 through August 2019 and a recipient of a Keyword International grant for research and work with the refugee community in Pittsburgh. He is currently partnering with Jewish Family and Community Services on the project Something Old, Something New in which he is pairing local artists with newly settled refugee families in order to create an artwork of belonging for their new homes.