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Aram Han Sifuentes

Aram Han Sifuentes

Fiber and Social Practice Artist

Aram Han Sifuentes is a fiber and social practice artist who creates participatory projects around themes of protest, voting rights, citizenship, and immigrant, racial, and economic justice. Solo exhibitions of her work have been presented at the Jane Addams Hull-House Museum (Chicago), Hyde Park Art Center (Chicago), Chicago Cultural Center (Chicago), Pulitzer Arts Foundation (St. Louis), moCa Cleveland (Cleveland), and Skirball Cultural Center (Los Angeles).

Han Sifuentes has facilitated workshops for her projects internationally including at the Whitney Museum of American Art (New York City), Art Institute of Chicago (Chicago), Museum of Fine Arts (Boston), Zeeuws Museum (Middelburg, Netherlands), and Vetenskaps Festivalen (Gothenburg, Sweden). Han Sifuentes’s art works are included in various public collections including the Renwick Gallery of Smithsonian American Art Museum, Design Museum in London, Herbert Johnson Museum of Art, DePaul Art Museum, and Wing Luke Museum of Asian Pacific American Experience.

Han Sifuentes has received numerous awards including 3Arts Award, 3Arts Next Level Award, Map Fund, Joyce Award, Smithsonian Artist Research Fellowship, Center for Craft’s Craft Research Fund Artist Fellowship, Asian Cultural Council’s Individual Fellowship Program, and Illinois Arts Council’s Artist Fellowship. She is currently a full professor, adjunct, at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and a board member of the National Korean American Service & Education Consortium (NAKASEC) fighting for Citizenship for All 11 million undocumented immigrants and adoptees.

Aram Han Sifuentes