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As an artist, Calder Kamin is drawn to the complicated aspects of our relationships with animals and the environment. Her sculpture and public projects provide education about the how nature is changing by the hands of humans. She has a background working in galleries, professional development and art administration. Kamin is interested in building experiential works of art for museum audiences and sharing professional practice advice with other artists. She is a Business Information Specialist and Administrator / Facilitator for the Artist INC Austin Live seminar through the City of Austin’s Small Business Program.
Kamin earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Kansas City Art Institute. Kamin was the Utah Museum of Contemporary Art’s Art Truck Artist for the 2013-2014 school year and the first Artist-in-Residence at the Beach Museum of Art. She was one of 102 national artists to be selected for the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art’s exhibition “State of the Art: Discovering American Art Now”. Kamin was a mentor for the Teen Artist + Mentor Program at the Contemporary Austin in 2015. She has returned home to Austin, Texas. Her solo exhibition Plastic Planet at Women & Their Work was supported by a Mid-America Arts Alliance 2017 Artistic Innovations Grant. Her next project is to animate her Plastic Planet series for a PSA that will debut on KLRU with project funds from The Awesome Foundation. Kamin is featured in the series Arts In Context set to air on KLRU in 2017.