E. Saffronia Downing (b. 1992) works with clay to map material residue across time and place. She received her BA in Studio Art from Hampshire College and her MFA from School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Downing is known to forage local material as she creates site-specific installation and sculpture. She is the co-creator of the digital pubication Viral Ecologies. Her work was recently featured in the Fall 2019 Setouchi Triennial in Japan. She has also exhibited nationally at numerous Chicago and Baltimore galleries.

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