MAKING NOW – Artists in Residence

Alison StigoraAlison Stigora is a site-specific artist specializing in large-scale sculpture and installation. Her work explores ideas of transparency, the relationship between humans and their environment, and the intersection of sculpture and architecture. Stigora holds her M.F.A. from the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, and has recently completed projects in the Mojave Desert of Joshua Tree, California, the Delaware River waterfront in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Arte Sella Sculpture Park in northern Italy.

Olga Lah is a second generation Korean-American, born and raised in the Los Angeles area. She now resides in Long Beach, California. She received a double B.A. in Studio Art and Art History from the University of California at Riverside. She also received a M.A. in Theology from Fuller Theological Seminary. Her interest in the relationship between theology and art led her to an art practice exploring these themes in site-specific installations and sculpture. She has exhibited at the Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach; Craft and Folk Art Museum, Los Angeles; the Torrance Art Museum, Torrance; Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions and at the Venice Arsenale in Italy. Her work has been featured in the Los Angeles Times, The Korea Times, LA Weekly, OC Weekly, KCET Artbound, and Los Angeles Magazine. Her recent awards include an Artist Fellowship with the Arts Council for Long Beach, the Korea Arts Foundation of America Biennial Award, and the Goldman Fellowship for residency at the Djerassi Resident Artist Program.

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