All posts by Samantha Hohmann

131 Jen Fitzpatrick

Born Royal Oak, Michigan, 1965/ BFA, University of Michigan; MA, Wayne State University; MFA, School of the Art Institute of Chicago/ Lives in West Bloomfield, Michigan

Striped cubes, spheres, wooden limbs, wheels; Jen Fitzpatrick’s sculptures are like bizarre children’s toys, boiling down complex experiences into simple shapes to wrap your hands around. She encourages imagination and observation, endowing her minimalist geometric sculptures with bright colors and a hint of character, then handing them over to us to parse their meaning through active, tactile engagement.

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New Writer – Samantha Hohmann

Samantha Hohmann is currently studying art history and literature at Wayne State University, while also working as a research assistant and writer for the WSU Art Collection. She is interested in topics of race, gender, and sexuality, as well as the ways in which art and writing interact with revolutionary political and social movements.